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The definition of 'decrease' & the word 'decrease' in example sentences or phrases

Noun
1
a change downward
  1. there was a decrease in his temperature as the fever subsided
  2. there was a sharp drop-off in sales
2
a process of becoming smaller or shorter
3
the amount by which something decreases
4
the act of decreasing or reducing something
Verb
1
decrease in size, extent, or range
  1. The amount of homework decreased towards the end of the semester
  2. The cabin pressure fell dramatically
  3. her weight fell to under a hundred pounds
  4. his voice fell to a whisper
2
make smaller
  1. He decreased his staff

Synonyms of the word 'decrease' & Antonyms of the word 'decrease'.

Noun
Synonymslessening, drop-off, decrement, decrement, diminution, reduction, step-down,
Antonymsincrease, increase, increment, increase, increase,
Verb
Synonymsdiminish, lessen, fall, lessen, minify,
Antonymsincrease, increase,