|1.||[ adjective ] becoming progressively lower|
"steadily declining incomes" "the down trend in the real estate market"
|2.||[ adjective ] going from better to worse|
|Synonyms:||retrogressive failing retrograde regressing deteriorating|
|3.||[ adjective ] growing weaker|
"declining powers of body and mind"
|4.||[ adjective ] drawing to an end|
"his declining years"