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slump

 
Noun slump has 2 senses
  1. slump, slack, drop-off, falloff, falling off - a noticeable deterioration in performance or quality; "the team went into a slump"; "a gradual slack in output"; "a drop-off in attendance"; "a falloff in quality"
    --1 is a kind of deterioration, decline in quality, declension, worsening
    Derived form: verb slump3
  2. depression, slump, economic crisis - a long-term economic state characterized by unemployment and low prices and low levels of trade and investment
    --2 is a kind of financial condition, economic condition
    --2 has particulars: Great Depression
    Derived form: verb slump3
Verb slump has 4 senses
  1. slump, slouch - assume a drooping posture or carriage
    --1 is one way to sag, droop, swag, flag
    Sample sentences:
    The children slump in the rocking chair
    There slump some children in the rocking chair
  2. slump, slide down, sink - fall or sink heavily; "He slumped onto the couch"; "My spirits sank"
    --2 is one way to collapse, fall in, cave in, give, give way, break, founder
    Sample sentences:
    Something ----s
    Somebody ----s
    Somebody ----s PP
  3. slump, fall off, sink - fall heavily or suddenly; decline markedly; "The real estate market fell off"
    --3 is one way to drop
    Derived forms: noun slump2, noun slump1
    Sample sentence:
    The stock market is going to slump
  4. decline, slump, correct - go down in value; "the stock market corrected"; "prices slumped"
    --4 is one way to descend, fall, go down, come down
    Sample sentence:
    Something ----s
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