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  • n.

    下降; (力量、健康、品格、权力、价值等的)衰退; 下倾; (人、生命等的)衰退期

  • vt.& vi.

    辞谢,谢绝(邀请等)

  • vi.

    (道路、物体等)下倾; (太阳)落下; (在品格、价值上)降低; 衰落,谢绝

  • vt.

    谢绝,婉拒

  • 变形

    过去式: declined 过去分词: declined 现在分词: declining 第三人称单数: declines

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  • 双语例句
  • 权威例句
  • 句式用法
1.

After years of neglect and decline the city was cleaning itself up.

多年的玩忽职守和经济萧条过后,这个城市在进行自我整顿。

2.

The electoral fortunes of the Liberal Democratic party may decline.

自由民主党的选举运势可能会下降。

3.

He criticised the government for failing to halt economic decline.

他批评政府未能遏止经济下滑。

1.

But the city hopes to stop the decline there.

来自BBC

2.

But yields from these wells are expected to decline.

来自SA

3.

Most fields now are in decline or played out.

来自SA

1.

There has been a sharp decline in profits this year.

今年的利润大幅度下降。

来自《权威词典》

1.

We asked her to come to our party, but she declined.

我们请她来参加我们的晚会,但是她谢绝了。

来自《权威词典》

2.

The ground on each side declines gently.

地面的两侧略向下倾斜。

来自《权威词典》

  • 柯林斯高阶英汉双解学习词典
1

VERB 下降;减少;衰退;衰落 If something declines, it becomes less in quantity, importance, or strength.

V from/to/by amount V amount V V-ing

The number of staff has declined from 217,000 to 114,000...

员工人数从 21.7万减少到了11.4万。

Hourly output by workers declined 1.3% in the first quarter...

第一季度工人每小时的产量下降了 1.3%。

Union membership and union power are declining fast.

工会的人数和力量都在迅速萎缩。

...a declining birth rate.

呈下降态势的人口出生率

2

VERB 婉拒;谢绝 If you decline something or decline to do something, you politely refuse to accept it or do it.

V n V to-inf V FORMAL 正式

He declined their invitation...

他谢绝了他们的邀请。

The band declined to comment on the story...

乐队拒绝对这一报道作任何评论。

He offered the boys some coffee. They declined politely.

他问那些小伙子要不要来点咖啡,他们婉辞了。

3

N-VAR 下降;减少;衰退;衰落 If there is a decline in something, it becomes less in quantity, importance, or quality.

oft N with poss

There wasn't such a big decline in enrollments after all...

注册人数终究还是没有出现如此大幅度的下降。

...Rome's decline in the fifth century...

公元5世纪时罗马的衰落

The first signs of economic decline became visible.

经济衰退的最初迹象开始显现出来。

4

PHRASE 逐渐势微;正在衰退 If something is in decline or on the decline, it is gradually decreasing in importance, quality, or power.

v-link PHR

Thankfully the smoking of cigarettes is on the decline...

令人欣慰的是,吸烟量在逐渐下降。

He is still one of the world's most popular golfers, but his game is in decline.

他仍是世界上最受欢迎的高尔夫球选手之一,但他的球技日不如前。

5

PHRASE 走下坡路;开始衰退 If something goes or falls into decline, it begins to gradually decrease in importance, quality, or power.

Libraries are an investment for the future and they should not be allowed to fall into decline.

图书馆是对未来的一项投资,不应任其日趋萎缩。

  • 英汉双向大词典
A

n.

1

下降, 减少, 衰退

There has been a sharp decline in profits this year.

今年的利润大幅度下降。

2

下倾,倾斜,下垂;斜坡,斜面

3

(力量、健康、品格、权力、价值等的)衰退,衰落,衰微,衰败;减退;堕落

4

(人、生命等的)衰退期,衰落期;(消耗病如肺病的)结束期;(疾病等的)减退期

5

晚期,后期,结束期,最后部分,结束部分,晚年

6

(如太阳)落山,西下

7

(如一日)终了,尾声

B

vt. & vi.

1

辞谢; 谢绝(邀请等)

We asked her to come to our party, but she declined.

我们请她来参加我们的晚会, 但是她谢绝了。

The boy declined to answer a question.

那男孩拒绝回答问题。

C

vi.

1

(太阳)落下

The sun is declining.

太阳在落山。

2

(道路、物体等)下倾,下垂,下降,下落,歪斜,倾斜

The hill declines to the river.

山脚向着河畔倾斜。

3

(如一日)接近终了,接近结束,接近末尾,近尾声,行将完结;消逝

4

(在品格、价值上)降低,降落,减退;走下坡路

5

缩小;衰弱;消失

Her popularity declined after 1990's and be retired.

20世纪90年代之后她的名望下降并退休了。

6

堕落;沦落

She has declined into a street girl.

她已沦为妓女。

7

屈尊,降落

D

vt.

1

减少;下降;衰弱;衰退

2

(根据名词、形容词或代词在句中的作用)变格,使发生词形变化

3

拒绝,拒不(做、进入、考虑等)

He declined to address the delegates.

他拒绝向代表们发表讲话。

4

使倾斜,使下倾,使下降;使低垂,使下垂;使歪斜

She came into the room with her head declined.

她低垂着头走进房间。

  • 英英释义
A

Noun

1

1. change toward something smaller or lower

2

2. a condition inferior to an earlier condition; a gradual falling off from a better state

3

3. a gradual decrease; as of stored charge or current

4

4. a downward slope or bend

B

Verb

1

1. grow worse;

  • " "Conditions in the slum worsened" "
2

2. refuse to accept;

  • " "He refused my offer of hospitality" "
3

3. show unwillingness towards;

  • " "he declined to join the group on a hike" "
4

4. grow smaller;

  • " "Interest in the project waned" "
5

5. go down;

  • " "The roof declines here" "
6

6. go down in value;

  • " "the stock market corrected" "
  • " "prices slumped" "
7

7. inflect for number, gender, case, etc., "in many languages, speakers decline nouns, pronouns, and adjectives"

  • 行业释义
  • 体育
  • 医学
  • 法律
  • 1.拒绝
  • 1.减退期:疾病或发作的减退期
  • 2.衰退:体力及脑力的逐渐退化或消耗
  • 1.下降
  • 词根词缀

词根: clin 1. =lean/slope,表示"倾斜,斜坡"; 2. 表示"床"

A

adj.

1

disinclined 不愿意的

dis不+inclined[[adj.倾向于,赞成的]]不兜摹鷄dj.不愿意的

2

inclined 倾向于,赞成的

incline[v.倾斜;偏向]+ed……的→adj.倾向于,赞成的

B

n.

1

clinic 门诊部, 临床

clin床+ic医学有关→n.门诊部, 临床

2

declination 衰退;下倾

decline[v.倾斜;衰退]+ation表名词→n.衰退;下倾

C

v.

1

decline 倾斜;衰退

de向下+clin倾斜,斜坡+e→向下斜

2

incline 倾斜;偏向

in进入+clin倾斜,斜坡+e→进入斜→偏向,喜爱

3

recline 放置,斜靠

re回+clin倾斜,斜坡+e→斜回去

  • 同反义词
A

vi.

1

下降;减少;衰落

B

n.

1

倾斜;下坡

C

vt.

1

婉拒;谢绝

4. 

A

vt. & vi.

1

婉拒;谢绝

2. 

  • 同义词辨析
1

refuse, decline, reject, repel, deny 这些动词均含"拒绝"之意。

  • refuse: 语气较重,指态度坚决,肯定无疑的拒绝。
  • decline: 指婉言谢绝他人的帮助或邀请等。
  • reject: 多指由于某物某事某行为不能让人满意而被当面直截了当地拒绝。
  • repel: 作"拒绝"解时,语气比reject强。
  • deny: 指坚决地拒绝接受、给予或承认。
  • 网络释义

常用词组

1

下降

雅思词汇表_百度文库 ... decade 十;十年 decline 下降;偏斜;衰落 deduce 推断.

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2

衰退

衰字的解释---在线新华字典 ... 衰损〖 languishing〗 衰退〖 fail;decline〗 衰亡〖 becomefeebleanddie;declineandfall〗.

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3

衰落

雅思词汇表_百度文库 ... decade 十;十年 decline 下降;偏斜;衰落 deduce 推断.

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4

拒绝

大英语B级词汇表 - 豆丁网 ... declare vt. 宣布,宣告 decline v. 拒绝, 衰落,下降 decorate v. 装饰,装修.

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相关词条

1

declining

衰败

declining source of modern science and technology in china and its misunderstanding ., 中国近代科技衰败根源及认识误区.

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衰退的

外贸函电教案 - 豆丁网 ... bullish 兴旺的 declining 衰退的 depressed 不景气的.

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2

declination

赤纬

赤纬(Declination):以度表示的天体到赤道的距离。 双星(Double star):两颗互相环绕运行的恒星,或者是两颗实际上没有联系但处于同.

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偏角

出版说明 - 免费文档下载 ... decimal system 十进制 declination 偏角 defect 缺陷;亏损.

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语源

late Middle English: from Old French decliner, from Latin declinare 'bend down, turn aside', from de- 'down' + clinare 'to bend'

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