Definitions of Declined

  1. Declinate.

Usage examples for Declined

  1. Some of them urged him to go in the larger boat, and even offered to exchange with him; but Brandon declined. – Cord and Creese by James de Mille
  2. Japan declined, and went on building ships. – The Story of Russia by R. Van Bergen
  3. " And they declined," interrupted the consul. – The Bell-Ringer of Angel's and Other Stories by Bret Harte
  4. He felt as if he had a complaint against fortune; good- natured as he was, his good- nature this time quite declined to let it pass. – Roderick Hudson by Henry James
  5. Olivia, had she been able, would certainly have declined the visit, as she was aware that Forge intended to marry Miss Pewsey next month. – The Mandarin's Fan by Fergus Hume
  6. He declined to talk, and, if I'm a judge of character, it's the line he'll stick to until the end. – Johnstone of the Border by Harold Bindloss
  7. Few would believe the truth- that twenty- four hours before the election he had declined to stand. – Chippinge Borough by Stanley J. Weyman
  8. Atupa, dreading a disturbing element in his little community, had, at first, declined; but the ship had come again, and the chief having consented to try the new religion, a teacher landed. – By Reef and Palm by Louis Becke
  9. When E. D. sat down the minister repeated in substance what she had said; for, not being used to speak through an interpreter, she declined his giving sentence by sentence. – Memoir and Diary of John Yeardley, Minister of the Gospel by John Yeardley
  10. How they have declined! – Look Back on Happiness by Knut Hamsun
  11. " I have no doubt she has already declined you in every possible form. – A Singer from the Sea by Amelia Edith Huddleston Barr
  12. She could not tell her a story, and she did not feel at liberty to tell her the truth; and if she declined to answer her question, the poor child might imagine something dreadful. – Weighed and Wanting by George MacDonald
  13. To my surprise " No. 4" declined. – The Burial of the Guns by Thomas Nelson Page
  14. She declined to answer directly. – Mrs. Falchion, Complete by Gilbert Parker Last Updated: March 12, 2009
  15. They declined to do that. – Mark Twain, A Biography, 1835-1910, Complete The Personal And Literary Life Of Samuel Langhorne Clemens by Albert Bigelow Paine Last Updated: February 20, 2009
  16. The sky was threatening, and I declined. – Collections and Recollections by George William Erskine Russell
  17. He had bought their safety at his own cost, and they had declined to be saved. – Ovington's Bank by Stanley J. Weyman
  18. I declined to give the name, saying that I did not wish to disturb Mr. Bayliss. – Kent Knowles: Quahaug by Joseph C. Lincoln
  19. Her offer was declined. – When Ghost Meets Ghost by William Frend De Morgan
  20. But none of us wept when he declined; not even his good aunt, my wife. – Springhaven A Tale of the Great War by R. D. Blackmore