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    what meaning of declined

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    1. To express polite refusal.

    2.a. To slope downward; descend.
    b. To bend downward; droop.
    3. To degrade or lower oneself; condescend.
    4. To deteriorate gradually; fail.

    5. a. To sink, as the setting sun.
    b. To draw to a gradual close; wane.
    v.tr.
    1. To refuse politely: I declined their offer of help. See Synonyms at refuse1.
    2. To cause to slope or bend downward.
    3. Grammar To inflect (a noun, a pronoun, or an adjective) for number and case.
    n.
    1. The process or result of declining, especially a gradual deterioration.
    2. A downward movement.
    3. The period when something approaches an end.
    4. A downward slope; a declivity.
    5. A disease that gradually weakens or wastes the body.


    http://www.thefreedictionary.com/Declined



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