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Definition 1: become smaller or less active - [verb of change]

Samples where taper off or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • Business tapered off

(taper off is a kind of ...) make or become more narrow or restricted

"The selection was narrowed" "The road narrowed"

Definition 2: end weakly - [verb of stative]

Samples where taper off or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • The music just petered out--there was no proper ending

Synonyms for taper off in the sense of this definition

(taper off is a kind of ...) come to or be at an end

"the support from our sponsoring agency will discontinue after March 31"

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