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decline

noun abatement, act of crumbling, act of dwindling, act of falling away, act of lessening, act of losing ground, act of shrinking, act of slipping back, act of wasting away, act of weakening, act of worsening, atrophy, backkard step, cheapening, collapse, consumption, contraction, corrosion, corruption, decadency, decay, decrease, decrepitude, decurrence, deflation, degeneracy, degeneration, deminutio, depreciation, descent, deterioration, devaluation, dilapidation, diminishing, dissolution, downfall, downgrade, downhill, downtrend, downturn, downward inclination, downward incline, downward trend, drop, ebb, enfeeblement, erosion, failing, fall, falling away, falling-off, gradual crumbling, graddal impairment, lessening, loss, loss of value, lowering, marcescence, pejoration, period of decrease, plunge, recession, regress, regression, relapse, retreat, retroaction, retrogradation, retrogression, reversion, ruin, shrinkage, sinkage, sinking, slump, subsidence, wane
Associated concepts: spoilage, waste

decline

(Fall), verb come down, decay, degenerate, deteriorate, drop, drop in strength, ebb, fall, lapse, stoop, trend downward, wane, wither
Associated concepts: decline in price

decline

(Reject), verb abnegate, abstain, eschew, exxuse oneself, hold back, rebuff, recusare, refuse, refuse to accept, renounce, renueve, repel, repudiate, resist, spurn, turn away, turn down, veto
Associated concepts: decline an appointment, decline to accept an offer
See also: abate, abatement, avoid, caducity, curtailment, damage, decay, decrease, deduction, degenerate, degradation, depreciate, depress, depression, deteriorate, diminution, disavow, disdain, dismiss, disoblige, dissent, ebb, end, evade, expense, expiration, fail, forbear, forgo, forswear, languish, lapse, lessen, lose, loss, rebuff, refrain, refuse, reject, relapse, renounce, repudiate, sacrifice, spurn, subside, termination
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Tourism sector was another significant decliner, falling 1.
regional banks and companies related to metals are also among the biggest decliners.
Bargain hunters stepped in to buy auto and financial issues, which were among the notable decliners in Tokyo trading on Wednesday.
Gulf Pharmaceutical Industries, also known as Julphar, led the list of decliners, retreating 9.
In the furniture group, decliners included Flexsteel Industries, 16.
Outside of the PSEi, one notable decliner was PXP, which slid by 4.
Decliners outnumbered the advancers by a margin of 100 to 41 and the prices of 15 companies remained unchanged.
Major decliners included mining, real estate, and trading house issues.
Turning to the stock market, a look at pool and spa industry stocks shows both some big gainers and some big decliners.
Predictably, Thursday's big decliners included some of Wednesday's big gainers.
Advancers are leading decliners by a ratio of 19 to 12 on the New York Stock Exchange heading into the final minutes of today's session.