Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of noun subsidence

3 senses of subsidence

Sense 1
remission, remittal, subsidence -- (an abatement in intensity or degree (as in the manifestations of a disease); "his cancer is in remission")
       => suspension, respite, reprieve, hiatus, abatement -- (an interruption in the intensity or amount of something)

Sense 2
settling, subsiding, subsidence -- (a gradual sinking to a lower level)
       => sinking -- (a descent as through liquid (especially through water); "they still talk about the sinking of the Titanic")

Sense 3
cave in, subsidence -- (the sudden collapse of something into a hollow beneath it)
       => collapse -- (a natural event caused by something suddenly falling down or caving in; "the roof is in danger of collapse"; "the collapse of the old star under its own gravity")

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