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[おとろ()··]
otoroeru
ichidan verb, intransitive verb

English Meaning(s) for 衰える

ichidan verb, intransitive verb
  1. to become weak; to decline; to wear; to abate; to decay; to wither; to waste away

Definition and Synonyms for 衰える

Decline go down
Synonyms: 下る, 下がる, 傾く, 傾く, 否む, 否む, 拒む, 減る, 衰える
Fade lose freshness, vigor, or vitality
Synonyms: 色褪せる, 萎える, 衰える
Wane grow smaller
Synonyms: 低まる, 低下, 凋落, 式微, 弱る, 減る, 減ずる, 減少, 減衰, 減退, 衰える, 衰微, 衰耗, 衰退
Slack Off become less in amount or intensity
Synonyms: たるむ, 和らぐ, 弱まる, 緩む, 衰える, 静まる
Weakening becoming weaker
Synonyms: 弱る, 弱まり, 弱まる, 弱化, 衰え, 衰える
Declination a condition inferior to an earlier condition
Synonyms: 下向き, 下向く, 下り坂, 下落, 低下, 凋残, 凋落, 式微, 弱る, 後退, 減衰, 減退, 萎靡, 落潮, 衰え, 衰える, 衰勢, 衰微, 衰滅, 衰退, 退勢, 退廃, 退潮, 退転
Declination a gradual falling off from a better state
Synonyms: 下向き, 下向く, 下り坂, 下落, 低下, 凋残, 凋落, 式微, 弱る, 後退, 減衰, 減退, 萎靡, 落潮, 衰え, 衰える, 衰勢, 衰微, 衰滅, 衰退, 退勢, 退廃, 退潮, 退転

Meanings for each kanji in 衰える

» decline; wane; weaken

Categories 衰える is a member of

Lessen decrease in size, extent, or range
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Vanish get lost, as without warning or explanation
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Drop to fall vertically
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Shift a qualitative change
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Condition a state at a particular time
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Stroke Order Diagrams for 衰える

Conjugations for 衰える

masu stem
[おとろ()·]
otoroe
Negative stem
[おとろ()·]
otoroe
te-form
[おとろ()··]
otoroete
Negative te-form
[おとろ()····]
otoroenakute
Adverbial Negative Form
[おとろ()···]
otoroenaku
Plain Form
Present Indicative Form
[おとろ()··]
otoroeru
Present Indicative Negative Form
[おとろ()···]
otoroenai
Past Indicative Form
[おとろ()··]
otoroeta
Past Indicative Negative Form
[おとろ()·····]
otoroenakatta
Presumptive Form
[おとろ()···]
otoroeyou
Polite Form
Present Indicative Form
[おとろ()···]
otoroemasu
Present Indicative Negative Form
[おとろ()····]
otoroemasen
Past Indicative Form
[おとろ()····]
otoroemashita
Past Indicative Negative Form
[おとろ()·······]
otoroemasendeshita
Presumptive Form
[おとろ()·····]
otoroemashou
Tai Form
Present Indicative Form
[おとろ()···]
otoroetai
Present Indicative Negative Form
[おとろ()·····]
otoroetakunai
Past Indicative Form
[おとろ()·····]
otoroetakatta
Past Indicative Negative Form
[おとろ()·······]
otoroetakunakatta
Adjective stem
[おとろ()··]
otoroeta
te-form
[おとろ()····]
otoroetakute
Negative te-form
[おとろ()······]
otoroetakunakute
Adverbial Form
[おとろ()···]
otoroetaku
Provisional Form
[おとろ()·····]
otoroetakereba
Provisional Negative Form
[おとろ()·······]
otoroetakunakereba
Conditional Form
[おとろ()······]
otoroetakattara
Conditional Negative Form
[おとろ()········]
otoroetakunakattara
Objective Form
[おとろ()···]
otoroetasa
Imperative Plain Form
Present Indicative Form
[おとろ()··]
otoroero
Imperative Polite Form
Present Indicative Form
[おとろ()····]
otoroenasai
Provisional Form
Present Indicative Form
[おとろ()···]
otoroereba
Present Indicative Negative Form
[おとろ()·····]
otoroenakereba
Present Indicative Negative Colloquial Form
[おとろ()····]
otoroenakya
Conditional Form
Present Indicative Form
[おとろ()···]
otoroetara
Present Indicative Negative Form
[おとろ()······]
otoroenakattara
Alternative Form
Present Indicative Form
[おとろ()···]
otoroetari
Potential Plain Form
Present Indicative Form
[おとろ()····]
otoroerareru
Present Indicative Negative Form
[おとろ()·····]
otoroerarenai
Past Indicative Form
[おとろ()····]
otoroerareta
Past Indicative Negative Form
[おとろ()·······]
otoroerarenakatta
masu-stem
[おとろ()···]
otoroerare
te-form
[おとろ()····]
otoroerarete
Negative te-form
[おとろ()······]
otoroerarenakute
Potential Polite Form
Present Indicative Form
[おとろ()·····]
otoroeraremasu
Present Indicative Negative Form
[おとろ()······]
otoroeraremasen
Past Indicative Form
[おとろ()······]
otoroeraremashita
Past Indicative Negative Form
[おとろ()·········]
otoroeraremasendeshita
Colloquial Potential Plain Form
Present Indicative Form
[おとろ()···]
otoroereru
Present Indicative Negative Form
[おとろ()····]
otoroerenai
Past Indicative Form
[おとろ()···]
otoroereta
Past Indicative Negative Form
[おとろ()······]
otoroerenakatta
te-form
[おとろ()···]
otoroerete
Negative te-form
[おとろ()·····]
otoroerenakute
Colloquial Potential Polite Form
Present Indicative Form
[おとろ()····]
otoroeremasu
Present Indicative Negative Form
[おとろ()·····]
otoroeremasen
Past Indicative Form
[おとろ()·····]
otoroeremashita
Past Indicative Negative Form
[おとろ()········]
otoroeremasendeshita
Passive Plain Form
Present Indicative Form
[おとろ()····]
otoroerareru
Present Indicative Negative Form
[おとろ()·····]
otoroerarenai
Past Indicative Form
[おとろ()····]
otoroerareta
Past Indicative Negative Form
[おとろ()·······]
otoroerarenakatta
masu stem
[おとろ()···]
otoroerare
te-form
[おとろ()····]
otoroerarete
Negative te-form
[おとろ()······]
otoroerarenakute
Passive Polite Form
Present Indicative Form
[おとろ()·····]
otoroeraremasu
Present Indicative Negative Form
[おとろ()······]
otoroeraremasen
Past Indicative Form
[おとろ()······]
otoroeraremashita
Past Indicative Negative Form
[おとろ()·········]
otoroeraremasendeshita
Causative Plain Form
Present Indicative Form
[おとろ()····]
otoroesaseru
Present Indicative Negative Form
[おとろ()·····]
otoroesasenai
Past Indicative Form
[おとろ()····]
otoroesaseta
Past Indicative Negative Form
[おとろ()·······]
otoroesasenakatta
masu stem
[おとろ()···]
otoroesase
te-form
[おとろ()····]
otoroesasete
Negative te-form
[おとろ()······]
otoroesasenakute
Causative Polite Form
Present Indicative Form
[おとろ()·····]
otoroesasemasu
Present Indicative Negative Form
[おとろ()······]
otoroesasemasen
Past Indicative Form
[おとろ()······]
otoroesasemashita
Past Indicative Negative Form
[おとろ()·········]
otoroesasemasendeshita
Causative Passive Plain Form
Present Indicative Form
[おとろ()······]
otoroesaserareru
Present Indicative Negative Form
[おとろ()·······]
otoroesaserarenai
Past Indicative Form
[おとろ()······]
otoroesaserareta
Past Indicative Negative Form
[おとろ()·········]
otoroesaserarenakatta
masu stem
[おとろ()·····]
otoroesaserare
te-form
[おとろ()······]
otoroesaserarete
Negative te-form
[おとろ()········]
otoroesaserarenakute
Causative Passive Polite Form
Present Indicative Form
[おとろ()·······]
otoroesaseraremasu
Present Indicative Negative Form
[おとろ()········]
otoroesaseraremasen
Past Indicative Form
[おとろ()········]
otoroesaseraremashita
Past Indicative Negative Form
[おとろ()···········]
otoroesaseraremasendeshita
Colloquial Form
Present Indicative Negative Masculine Form
[おとろ()··]
otoroen
Formal Form
Present Indicative Negative Form
[おとろ()··]
otoroezu
Classical Form (nu)
Present Indicative Negative Form
[おとろ()··]
otoroenu
Classical Form (zaru)
Present Indicative Negative Form
[おとろ()···]
otoroezaru

Sample Sentences for 衰える

My eyesight is beginning to fail.
Her health has been declining these past months.
My memory is failing.
As humans age, their physical strength declines.
Age diminished his strength.

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