to subside into an armchair: ngồi sụp xuống ghế bành
subsides|subsided|subsidingsəb'saɪd verb +wear off or die down +sink to a lower level or form a depression +sink down or precipitate +descend into or as if into some soft substance or place
1 sink (down), drop (down), go down, recede, descend, decline; lower, settle:
The waters of the swollen river subsided. The volcano's centre subsided, leaving a caldera.
2 abate, quiet(en) (down), calm (down), moderate, let up, decrease, diminish, lessen, die (down or off or out), pass (away), wear off:
His enthusiasm for sky-diving subsided a bit after he broke both legs. When the clamour had subsided, the president rose to speak.
Advanced English Dictionary
+verb[V] 1 to become calmer or quieter: She waited nervously for his anger to subside. + When the rain had subsided we continued our walk. + I took an aspirin and the pain gradually subsided. + He waited until the laughter had subsided before continuing his story. 2 (of water) to go back to a normal level: The flood waters gradually subsided. 3 (of land or a building) to sink to a lower level; to sink lower into the ground: Weak foundations caused the house to subside.
Collocation Dictionary verb
quickly, rapidly | gradually, slowly
The storm gradually subsided.
| eventually, finally
VERB + SUBSIDE
Her tears subsided into sniffs.
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