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decrease
'decrease' - used as a noun
1. a change downward
there was a decrease in his temperature as the fever subsided
2. a process of becoming smaller or shorter
3. the amount by which something decreases
4. the act of decreasing or reducing something

'decrease' - used as a verb
5. decrease in size, extent, or range
The amount of homework decreased towards the end of the semester
6. make smaller
He decreased his staff

derived forms
1. Decrease / Plural
decreases
2. Decrease / Past
decreased
3. Decrease / Third Person
decreases
4. Decrease / Present Participle
decreasing
Variations of 'decrease'
 
Antonym
  • increase
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