die down : Idioms in English

die down

to become calm, still, less crowded or less loud.
Sheldon wanted to go shopping, but he thought it best to wait for the crowds to die down a bit.

die down Meaning(s)

  • (v) suffer from a disease that kills shoots
  • (v) become progressively weaker

die down in News

  1. FISA request roundup: Who has Uncle Sam asked to see your data, and how often?

    As much as the federal government would like it to, the public outrage at the scope of its PRISM program has yet to die down, despite any good the program may have served in the interests of national and local security. The revelations made by Edward Snowden have cast a bright light on the powers granted our government by the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act (FISA), and many companies are ...
    on June 19, 2013 Source: Engadget

  2. Resources stretched thin as fires ignite around the Valley

    Firefighters hope the winds die down to help them catch a break after battling a series of fires these past few days.
    on June 18, 2013 Source: KFSN-TV Fresno

  3. Accel Closes $100M For Big Data Fund 2 To Invest In The ‘Second Wave' Of Big Data Startups

    The tech industry has been buzzing about "big data" for years now. And according to venture capital firm Accel Partners , the excitement around the big data space is not set to die down any time soon -- it's just about to enter into a new phase. Accel is announcing tonight that it has closed on $100 million for a new investment fund called Big Data Fund 2. The fund is the same size as Accel's ...
    on June 18, 2013 Source: TechCrunch

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