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Synonyms of declination

Noun


1. decline, declination, condition, status

usage: a condition inferior to an earlier condition; a gradual falling off from a better state

2. descent, declivity, fall, decline, declination, declension, downslope, slope, incline, side

usage: a downward slope or bend

3. declination, celestial latitude, dec, angular distance

usage: (astronomy) the angular distance of a celestial body north or to the south of the celestial equator; expressed in degrees; used with right ascension to specify positions on the celestial sphere

4. declination, regrets, refusal, acknowledgment, acknowledgement

usage: a polite refusal of an invitation

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