翻译
  • 简明词典(词霸)
  • 柯林斯词典
  • 牛津词典
  • decline

    高中/CET4/CET6/考研/GRE/TOEFL/IELTS

    • [dɪˈklaɪn]
    • [dɪˈklaɪn]

    释义

    • 常用
    • 高考讲解
    • 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;
  • 词态变化

    • 第三人称单数: declines;
    • 过去式: declined;
    • 过去分词: declined;
    • 现在分词: declining;
  • 实用场景例句

    • 全部
    • 下降
    • 衰退
    • 下倾
    • 衰退期
    • 辞谢
    • 谢绝
    • 落下
    • 降低
    • 衰落
    • 婉拒

    We need to take corrective action to halt this country's decline.

    我们得采取纠偏行动来阻止这个国家的衰落。

    ——《牛津高阶英汉双解词典》

    The closure of the mine was the single most important factor in the town's decline.

    矿山的关闭是这个镇衰落的唯一最重要的因素。

    ——《牛津高阶英汉双解词典》

    Meryl's health started a precipitous decline.

    梅里尔的健康状况开始急剧下降。

    ——柯林斯例句

    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。

    ——柯林斯例句

    He took her on tour of Europe, but the travel only hastened her consumptive decline and death.

    他带她周游欧洲,但这趟旅行只是使她的结核病恶化更快,加速了她的死亡。

    ——柯林斯例句

    The rise or decline of the United States is not a function of deterministic forces.

    美国的兴衰并非不可抗力作用的结果。

    ——柯林斯例句

    The decline in marriage has been offset by a rise in cohabitation.

    结婚人数的减少由于同居人数的增加而得以弥补。

    ——柯林斯例句

    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。

    ——柯林斯例句

    I think we can date the decline of Western Civilization quite precisely.

    我认为我们可以相当准确地确定西方文明开始衰落的年代。

    ——柯林斯例句

    The first signs of economic decline became visible.

    经济衰退的最初迹象开始显现出来。

    ——柯林斯例句

    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。

    ——柯林斯例句

    Thankfully the smoking of cigarettes is on the decline.

    令人欣慰的是,吸烟量在逐渐下降。

    ——柯林斯例句

    This year can only see a repeat performance of the decline.

    今年还会出现下降。

    ——柯林斯例句

    There was a significant decline in the size of the business as the company transitioned to an intellectual property company.

    随着公司向知识产权公司转型,其业务规模显著下降。

    ——柯林斯例句

    Furniture and carpet retailers are among those reporting the sharpest annual decline in sales.

    据称年销售额下滑幅度最大的零售商中包括家具和地毯零售商。

    ——柯林斯例句

    His father is on the decline.

    他父亲的身体越来越弱.

    ——《简明英汉词典》

    The birthrate is on the decline.

    出生率在下降.

    ——《简明英汉词典》

    I must decline to show favour to any of the candidates.

    我必须拒绝偏袒任何一位候选人.

    ——《简明英汉词典》

    The decline of community life is negating the work of welfare services.

    社区生活的下降否定了福利机构的工作.

    ——《简明英汉词典》

    There has been a sharp decline in profits this year.

    今年的利润大幅度下降.

    ——《简明英汉词典》

    The decline of sales embarrassed the company.

    销路下降使公司陷于财政困难.

    ——《现代英汉综合大词典》

    Prices at the fairs are stable with a slight decline.

    价格稳中有降.

    ——《现代汉英综合大词典》

    I appreciate your kindness but must decline the offer.

    雅意心领!

    ——《现代汉英综合大词典》

    The customs figures show a steady decline in British trade.

    关税数字表明英国的贸易一直在走下坡路.

    ——《现代汉英综合大词典》

    It is reported that the temperature will decline sharply in one or two days.

    据报告近日气温将明显下降.

    ——《现代汉英综合大词典》

    His prosperity is on the decline.

    他的好光景日见衰败.

    ——《现代汉英综合大词典》

    You are just the person for the job. Don't decline out of modesty.

    你做这工作再合适不过, 不要谦让了.

    ——《现代汉英综合大词典》

    They wish that prices would decline.

    他们希望物价能下降.

    ——《现代英汉综合大词典》

    The move stopped the pound's decline but failed to bring about a significant rally.

    这个行动制止了英镑的下跌,但是未能使比价有很大上升.

    ——《现代汉英综合大词典》

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  • 真题例句

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    They tend to decline in people's later years.

    出自-2016年6月阅读原文

    Some of them begin to decline when people are still young.

    出自-2016年6月阅读原文

    Some diseases inevitably lead to their decline.

    出自-2016年6月阅读原文

    Our continuing failure to deal with the environmental declines that are undermining the world food economy forces me to conclude that such a collapse is possible.

    出自-2016年6月阅读原文

    In general, Salthouse and his colleagues found, certain aspects of cognition ( ' , 认知能力) generally started to decline in the late 20s to 30s.

    出自-2016年6月阅读原文

    In a multi-state study of assisted living , for instance, University of North Carolina researchers found that a host of variables—the facility's type, size or age; whether a chain owned it; how attractive the neighborhood was—had no significant relationship to how the residents fared in terms of illness, mental decline, hospitalizations or mortality.

    出自-2016年6月阅读原文

    Declining mental function is often seen as a problem of old age, but certain aspects of brain function actually begin their decline in young adulthood, a new study suggests.

    出自-2016年6月阅读原文

    By following individuals over time, Salthouse said, we gain insight in cognition changes, and may possibly discover ways to slow the rate of decline.

    出自-2016年6月阅读原文

    As water tables have fallen and irrigation wells have gone dry, China's wheat crop, the world's largest, has declined by 8% since it peaked at 123 million tons in 1997.

    出自-2016年6月阅读原文

    How can I help you?The massive decline in sleep happened so slowly and quietly that few seemed to notice the trend.

    出自-2016年6月听力原文

    The implication is a sharp decline in global trade, which has plunged partly because oilproducing nations can't afford to import as much as they used to.

    出自-2016年12月阅读原文

    I designed an eight-session workshop for 91 students whose math grades were declining in their first year of junior high.

    出自-2016年12月阅读原文

    The number of British films being made has declined in the past few years, according to new figures.

    出自-2015年12月听力原文

    Mass market paperbacks, which have been declining for years anyway, will probably disappear, as will hardbacks for mysteries, thrillers, "romance fiction," etc.

    出自-2014年6月阅读原文

    when nearly one-quarter of the workforce was unemployed, the divorce rate had declined by around 25% from 1929 But this doesn't mean people were suddenly happier with their marriages.

    出自-2012年6月阅读原文

    Students' performance declined

    出自-2012年6月阅读原文

    Natural gas and coal—also fossil fuels—have similarly seen price declines that look to be long-lived.

    出自-2017年6月阅读原文

    About 80% of our company's year-over-year declines in comparable sales can be attributed to shortfalls ( ' , 短缺) in cold-weather goods, said chief executive Terry Lundgren in a press release.

    出自-2017年6月阅读原文

    Perhaps the best example of boom growth and bust decline is the Grand Banks fishery.

    出自-2016年6月阅读原文

    From other sources, we also know teenage crime, drug abuse and premarital sex are in general decline.

    出自-2016年6月阅读原文

    Patrick Belser, an International Labour Organization specialist says declining wage rates are linked to the levels of unemployment.

    出自-2016年6月听力原文

    Cognitive decline is the loss of ability to learn new skills, or recall words, names, and faces that is most common as we age.

    出自-2016年6月听力原文

    A new study has failed to find any conclusive evidence that lifestyle changes can prevent cognitive decline in older adults.

    出自-2016年6月听力原文

    The market demand for electronic devices is now either declining or not growing as fast as before.

    出自-2016年12月阅读原文

    Premature death rates resulting from smoking have declined.

    出自-2016年12月阅读原文

    It has tens the decline of the written word.

    出自-2014年6月阅读原文

    Down that path lies economic decline.

    出自-2013年12月阅读原文

    Fully developed, mature, post-industrial societies, such as those in Europe, characterised by stable or declining populations which are increasing in age.

    出自-2013年12月阅读原文

    Late-stage developing nations that are currently industrialising rapidly, for example China, which will experience declining rates of population growth, coupled with increasing affluence (富裕)and age profile

    出自-2013年12月阅读原文

    The decline started in the 1950s, when manufacturing generated a sturdy 28% of the national income, or gross domestic product, and employed one-third of the workforce.

    出自-2013年6月阅读原文

    That's one explanation for the decline in traditional craftsmanship

    出自-2013年6月阅读原文

    Manufacturing's shrinking presence undoubtedly helps explain the decline in craftsmanship, if only because many of the nation's assembly line workers were skilled in craft work, if not on the job then in their spare time.

    出自-2013年6月阅读原文

    Though the decline started in the 1970s, it became much steeper beginning in

    出自-2013年6月阅读原文

    What does the author say is a factor contributing to the decline in traditional craftsmanship?

    出自-2013年6月阅读原文

    percent, as 598000 jobs were slashed from US payrolls in the worst single-month decline since December.

    出自-2013年6月阅读原文

    From December 1928 to December 1929, total household wealth declined only 3%.

    出自-2013年6月阅读原文

    That these huge declines didn't lead to depression mainly reflects, as Romer argues, countermeasures taken by the government.

    出自-2013年6月阅读原文

    Over the past two years, the figures on imports and exports seem not to signal a double-dip recession – a renewed decline in the broad level of economic activity in the United States – but an economic expansion.

    出自-2011年12月阅读原文

    At the same time, perhaps inevitably, the humanities—while still popular in elite colleges and universities—have experienced a significant decline.

    出自-2010年12月阅读原文

    What accounts for the significant decline in humanistic studies today

    出自-2010年12月阅读原文

    Obama's popularity may decline as time passes by.

    出自-2010年6月阅读原文

    He declines to join the gardening club.

    出自-2012年12月听力原文

    Decline the invitation as early as possible.

    出自-2012年6月听力原文

    A great decline in young work force is likely to occur in China, for instance.

    2017年高考英语江苏卷 任务型阅读 原文

    After all, many older people don't begin to experience physical and mental decline until after age 75.

    2015年高考英语广东卷 完形填空 原文

    Although her description sounded wonderful, the price was beyond our range, so we declined.

    2015年高考英语天津卷 完形填空 原文

    At the beginning, when friends offered to take her through her paces, I declined because I knew they had their own households to deal with.

    2015年高考英语浙江卷 阅读理解 阅读D 原文

    But before they can be assured, more efforts must be made, because the population of the crane in the wild is on the decline, and many other species appear headed toward extinction.

    2019年高考英语江苏卷 完形填空 原文

    But during the past decade declining rainfall has allowed him to plant highly profitable crops.

    2017年高考英语江苏卷 阅读理解 阅读D 原文

    But the amount of time spent in reading each session has declined, from closer to an hour or more to closer to a half hour per session.

    2018年高考英语全国卷2 阅读理解 阅读C 原文

    But while increasing health was a typical feature of the 20th century, declining birth rate could be a defining one of the 21st.

    2017年高考英语江苏卷 任务型阅读 原文

    Even chimp mothers regularly decline to share food with their children.

    2016年高考英语江苏卷 阅读理解 阅读B 原文

    Even this increase could sink some islands, worse drought (干旱) and drive a decline of up to a third in the number of species.

    2016年高考英语上海卷 阅读理解 阅读B 原文

    Explain why the number of certain species has declined.

    2015年高考英语浙江卷 阅读理解 阅读C 选项

    For football and basketball, adding talented players to a team proves a good method, but only up to the point where 70% of the players are top talent; above that level, the team's performance begins to decline.

    2019年高考英语北京卷 阅读理解 七选五 原文

    In recent years, many writers have begun to speak the 'decline of class' and 'classless society' in Britain.

    2015年高考英语广东卷 阅读理解 阅读D 原文

    In the sierra high country, the number of big trees has fallen by more than 55 percent; in parts of southern California the decline was nearly 75 percent.

    2019年高考英语浙江卷 阅读理解 阅读C 原文

    Keith Robinson, the author of the study, said, "I really don't know if the public is ready for this but there are some ways parents can be involved in their kids' education that leads to declines in their academic performance."

    2015年高考英语陕西卷 阅读理解 阅读B 原文

    Many factors contributed to the decline, said Patrick Mclntyre, an ecologist who was the lead author of the study.

    2019年高考英语浙江卷 阅读理解 阅读C 原文

    Of the nineteen recognized polar bear subpopulations, three are declining, six are stable, one is increasing, and nine lack enough data.

    2019年高考英语全国卷I 语法填空 原文

    Phytoplankton play a declining role in the marine ecosystem.

    2019年高考英语北京卷 阅读理解 阅读D 选项

    The number of trees larger than two feet across has declined by 50 percent on more than 46, 000 square miles of California forests, the new study finds.

    2019年高考英语浙江卷 阅读理解 阅读C 原文

    While the decline over the past decade is steep for teen readers, some data in the report shows that reading remains a big part of many children's lives.

    2018年高考英语全国卷2 阅读理解 阅读C 原文

    Of all the changes that have taken place in English-language newspapers during the past quarter-century,perhaps the most far-reaching has been the inexorable decline in the scope and seriousness of their arts coverage.

    出自-2010年考研阅读原文

    And though print ad sales still dwarf their online and mobile counterparts, revenue from print is still declining.

    出自-2016年考研阅读原文

    Yes , there has been a budding economic recovery since the 2008 global crash , but in key indicators in areas such as health and education , major economies have continued to decline.

    出自-2017年考研阅读原文

    The sharp hit to growth predicted around the world and in the UK could lead to a decline in the everyday services we depend on for our well-being and for growth.

    出自-2017年考研阅读原文

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  • 英英释义

    Noun

    • 1. change toward something smaller or lower
    • 2. a condition inferior to an earlier condition; a gradual falling off from a better state
    • 3. a gradual decrease; as of stored charge or current
    • 4. a downward slope or bend

    Verb

    • 1. grow worse;

      "Conditions in the slum worsened"

    • 2. refuse to accept;

      "He refused my offer of hospitality"

    • 3. show unwillingness towards;

      "he declined to join the group on a hike"

    • 4. grow smaller;

      "Interest in the project waned"

    • 5. go down;

      "The roof declines here"

    • 6. go down in value;

      "the stock market corrected"

      "prices slumped"

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

    词根: clin

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

    • adj.

      disinclined 不愿意的

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

      inclined 倾向于,赞成的

      incline[v.倾斜;偏向]+ed……的→adj.倾向于,赞成的

    • n.

      clinic 门诊部, 临床

      clin床+ic医学有关→n.门诊部, 临床

      declination 衰退;下倾

      decline[v.倾斜;衰退]+ation表名词→n.衰退;下倾

    • v.

      decline 倾斜;衰退

      de向下+clin倾斜,斜坡+e→向下斜

      incline 倾斜;偏向

      in进入+clin倾斜,斜坡+e→进入斜→偏向,喜爱

      recline 放置,斜靠

      re回+clin倾斜,斜坡+e→斜回去

  • 同义词辨析

    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。
  • 同义词

    vi.下降;减少;衰落

    failsinkweakenfallrundown

    n.倾斜;下坡

    hillslantdescentslope

    vt.婉拒;谢绝

    rejectrefuse

    其他释义

    weakenloosendeterioratereductionrelaxationrustsinkdiminutionfadedepressionfailabstainsubsidedescendwanedownfallafternoonlapserunrefusedescentrejectlessendownfallslopeebbdrooplanguishhillslantdwindle

  • 反义词

    vt. & vi.婉拒;谢绝

    accept

    其他释义

    acceptchoosedevelopmentprosperthrivedevelopflourish

  • 行业词典

    • 体育

      拒绝   

    • 医学

      减退期:疾病或发作的减退期   衰退:体力及脑力的逐渐退化或消耗   

    • 法律

      下降   

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