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