Subside

  • 1 subside — [ sybzid; sypsid ] n. m. • 1236 « assistance, secours »; succide 1220; lat. subsidium « renfort, ressources » ♦ Somme versée à un particulier ou à un groupement à titre d aide, de subvention, en rémunération de services. ⇒ 1. aide, allocation, 1 …

    Encyclopédie Universelle

  • 2 subside — SUBSIDE. s. f. Impost, levée de deniers qu on fait sur le peuple pour les necessitez de l Estat. Nouveau subside. imposer, lever un subside, des subsides. Subside, se prend aussi, pour un secours d argent qu un Prince donne à un autre Prince son… …

    Dictionnaire de l'Académie française

  • 3 Subside — Sub*side , v. i. [imp. & p. p. {Subsided}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Subsiding}.] [L. subsidere; sub under, below + sidere to sit down, to settle; akin to sedere to sit, E. sit. See {Sit}.] 1. To sink or fall to the bottom; to settle, as lees. [1913… …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 4 subside — ► VERB 1) become less intense, violent, or severe. 2) (of water) go down to a lower or the normal level. 3) (of a building) sink lower into the ground. 4) (of the ground) cave in; sink. 5) (subside into) give way to (an overwhelming feeling).… …

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  • 5 subside — I verb abate, become less active, calm, considere, decline, decrease, descend, die away, diminish, dip, drop, dwindle, ebb, fall, fall away, fall off, grow less, lapse, lessen, let up, lull, melt away, mitigate, moderate, peter out, quiet, recede …

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  • 6 subside — (v.) 1680s, to sink to the bottom, from L. subsidere settle, sink, sit down or remain, from sub down (see SUB (Cf. sub )) + sidere to settle, related to sedere (see SEDENTARY (Cf. sedentary)). Meaning to sink to a lower level, be reduced is from… …

    Etymology dictionary

  • 7 subside — 1 *fall, drop, sink, slump Analogous words: sag, flag, *droop, wilt: shrink, *contract, constrict 2 *abate, wane, ebb Analogous words: dwindle, diminish, * …

    New Dictionary of Synonyms

  • 8 subside — [v] die down; decrease abate, cave in, collapse, decline, de escalate, descend, die away, diminish, drop, dwindle, ease, ease off, ebb, fall, let up, level off, lower, lull, melt, moderate, peter out*, quieten, recede, settle, sink, slacken,… …

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  • 9 subside — Subside, ou secours, Subsidium …

    Thresor de la langue françoyse

  • 10 subside — [səb sīd′] vi. subsided, subsiding [L subsidere < sub , under + sidere, to settle < sedere, to SIT] 1. to sink or fall to the bottom; settle, as sediment 2. to sink to a lower level 3. to become less active, intense, etc.; abate SYN. WANE… …

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  • 11 subside — (sub si d ) s. m. 1°   Secours d argent que des sujets donnent à leur souverain. Les subsides accordés au roi d Angleterre par le parlement. On demanda tant au clergé par forme de subside. •   Ils se trouvent fort chargés par cent mille écus de… …

    Dictionnaire de la Langue Française d'Émile Littré

  • 12 SUBSIDE — s. m. Impôt, levée de deniers qu on fait sur le peuple pour les nécessités de l État. Nouveau subside. Imposer, lever, payer un subside, des subsides.   Il se dit aussi de Tous les secours d argent que des sujets donnent à leur souverain. On… …

    Dictionnaire de l'Academie Francaise, 7eme edition (1835)

  • 13 subside — UK [səbˈsaɪd] / US verb [intransitive] Word forms subside : present tense I/you/we/they subside he/she/it subsides present participle subsiding past tense subsided past participle subsided 1) to become weaker, less violent, or less severe The… …

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  • 14 subside — verb ADVERB ▪ quickly, rapidly, soon ▪ My laughter soon subsided. ▪ gradually, slowly ▪ The storm gradually subsided …

    Collocations dictionary

  • 15 SUBSIDE — n. m. Impôt occasionnel, secours d’argent accordé par des sujets à leur souverain. Lever, payer un subside. Les subsides accordés au roi d’Angleterre par le parlement. Il se dit aussi d’un Secours en argent donné à un particulier. On lui accorda… …

    Dictionnaire de l'Academie Francaise, 8eme edition (1935)

  • 16 subside — subsidence /seuhb suyd ns, sub si dns/, n. subsider, n. /seuhb suyd /, v.i., subsided, subsiding. 1. to sink to a low or lower level. 2. to become quiet, less active, or less violent; abate: The laughter subsided. 3. to sink or fall to the… …

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  • 17 subside — verb a) To sink or fall to the bottom; to settle, as lees. The sea subsides. b) To tend downward; to become lower; to descend; to …

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  • 18 subside — sub|side [səbˈsaıd] v [Date: 1600 1700; : Latin; Origin: subsidere, from sidere [i] to sit down, sink ] 1.) if a feeling, pain, sound, etc subsides, it gradually becomes less and then stops = ↑die down ▪ Simon waited until the laughter subsided.… …

    Dictionary of contemporary English

  • 19 subside — sub|side [ səb saıd ] verb intransitive 1. ) to become weaker, less violent, or less severe: The pain should subside in an hour or two. By morning the storm had subsided. 2. ) if the level of flood water subsides, it becomes lower a ) if land… …

    Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • 20 subside — verb 1》 become less intense, violent, or severe.     ↘(subside into) give way to (an overwhelming feeling). 2》 (of water) go down to a lower or the normal level.     ↘(of a swelling) reduce until gone. 3》 (of a building) sink lower into the… …

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