Subside in a sentence

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1. [verb] to sink to a lower level;

After the heavy rains, the bridge over the river subsided.

Many houses are subsiding after the dam was destroyed.

2. [verb] to wear off or die down, to become less;

The flood began to subside.

The roof collapsed and the flames subsided for a few moments, only to burn through again up the walls.

There was great pain at first, but then it subsided.

Fred’s agitation has now subsided, and he’s sleeping peacefully.

Finally the wind subsided and by a miraculous coincidence their tent was found just yards from the camp.

Divers were not expected to go in the lake until the flooding subsides.