Synonyms of taper in English:

taper


See definition of taper

verb

1‘it has roundish leaves which taper at the tip’

SYNONYMS

narrow, thin, thin out, become narrow, become narrower, become thin, become thinner, come to a point, attenuate

ANTONYMS

thicken, swell

2‘at first there was a flurry of meetings, but these soon tapered off’

SYNONYMS

decrease, lessen, dwindle, diminish, reduce, subside, decline, die off, die away, die down, fade, peter out, wane, ebb, abate, wind down, slacken, slacken off, fall off, drop off, trail away, trail off, let up, thin out

weaken, wilt, slump, plummet

ANTONYMS

increase


noun

1‘a lighted taper’

SYNONYMS

candle, spill, wick, night light

archaic dip, glim, rushlight, wax light