Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • In botany, same as declinate, 1.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • adjective Declinate.

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  • verb Simple past tense and past participle of decline.

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Examples

  • After being criticized for releasing stridently homophobic recordings by the comedian Andrew Dice Clay, the label declined an album by Houston rappers the Geto Boys that included a track, “Mind of a Lunatic,” which described murdering a woman and having sex with her corpse.

    Fortune’s Fool

  • After being criticized for releasing stridently homophobic recordings by the comedian Andrew Dice Clay, the label declined an album by Houston rappers the Geto Boys that included a track, “Mind of a Lunatic,” which described murdering a woman and having sex with her corpse.

    Fortune’s Fool

  • After being criticized for releasing stridently homophobic recordings by the comedian Andrew Dice Clay, the label declined an album by Houston rappers the Geto Boys that included a track, “Mind of a Lunatic,” which described murdering a woman and having sex with her corpse.

    Fortune’s Fool

  • After being criticized for releasing stridently homophobic recordings by the comedian Andrew Dice Clay, the label declined an album by Houston rappers the Geto Boys that included a track, “Mind of a Lunatic,” which described murdering a woman and having sex with her corpse.

    Fortune’s Fool

  • Presented as a single by Jagger to fulfill a contractual obligation to DECCA records, the label declined to release it.

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  • A spokeswoman for the label declined to comment on his arrest Thursday.

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  • His observation that middle-class support for Evo Morales has declined is not a statement about whether it should have declined.

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  • Sub-Saharan Africa accounted for three of the year ` s five status changes: Benin declined from Free to Partly Free, and both the Central African Republic and Niger moved into the Not Free column owing to authorities ` attempts to limit news coverage, particularly in conflict areas.

    Freedom of the press deteriorates globally

  • NRCC spokesman Ken Spain declined to reveal the size of the ad buy but described it as "significant."

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  • Still, its population has declined from a high of almost 700,000 in the mid-20th century to roughly 300,000 today.

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