decline englannista suomeksi
vähentyä, laskea, heiketä, heikentyä
The act of declining or refusing something.
(quote-book) Soft declines are those declines in which the bank requires further verification.
To bend downward; to bring down; to depress; to cause to bend, or fall.
- in melancholy site, with head declined
(RQ:Spenser Faerie Queene)
To cause to decrease or diminish.
(RQ:Beaumont Fletcher Comedies and Tragedies)
- He knoweth his error, but will not seek to decline it.
To turn or bend aside; to deviate; to stray; to withdraw.
''a line that declines from straightness''
''conduct that declines from sound morals''
- Yet do I not decline from thy testimonies.
(RQ:Massinger The Roman Acto)
- Could I decline this dreadful hour?
(RQ:Maxwell Mirror and the Lamp) This is Mr. Churchill, who, as you are aware, is good enough to come to us for his diaconate, and, as we hope, for much longer; and being a gentleman of independent means, he declines to take any payment.” Saying this Walden rubbed his hands together and smiled contentedly.
To recite all the different declined forms of (a word).
1570, (w), ''The Scholemaster'' (first edition)
- after the first declining of a noun and a verb
To run through from first to last; to recite in order as though declining a noun.
(RQ:Shakespeare Richard 3)
To reject a penalty against the opposing team, usually because the result of accepting it would benefit the non-penalized team less than the preceding play.
''The team chose to decline the fifteen-yard penalty because their receiver had caught the ball for a thirty-yard gain.''
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