Synonyms of subsidence


1. remission, remittal, subsidence, suspension, respite, reprieve, hiatus, abatement

usage: an abatement in intensity or degree (as in the manifestations of a disease); "his cancer is in remission"

2. settling, subsiding, subsidence, sinking

usage: a gradual sinking to a lower level

3. cave in, subsidence, collapse

usage: the sudden collapse of something into a hollow beneath it

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