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decrease



I - noun
1. a change downward (Freq. 5)
- there was a decrease in his temperature as the fever subsided
- there was a sharp drop-off in sales
Syn:
lessening, drop-off
Ant:
increase
Derivationally related forms:
drop off (for: drop-off)
Hypernyms:
change, alteration, modification
Hyponyms:
shrinking, shrinkage, casualty, sinking, attrition,
dwindling, dwindling away, waning
2. a process of becoming smaller or shorter
Syn:
decrement
Ant:
increment (for: decrement), increase
Hypernyms:
process, physical process
Hyponyms:
decay, decline, diminution, desensitization, desensitisation,
narrowing, slippage, wastage
3. the amount by which something decreases
Syn:
decrement
Ant:
increase
Hypernyms:
amount
Hyponyms:
drop, dip, fall, free fall, shrinkage
4. the act of decreasing or reducing something
Syn:
diminution, reduction, step-down
Ant:
increase
Derivationally related forms:
step down (for: step-down), reduce (for: reduction)
Hypernyms:
change of magnitude
Hyponyms:
cut, moderation, mitigation, lowering, cutback,
devaluation, devitalization, devitalisation, extenuation, palliation, easing,
easement, alleviation, relief, de-escalation, minimization, minimisation,
depletion, shortening, shrinking, subtraction, deduction, deflation,
discount, price reduction, rollback, weakening, depreciation, contraction,
reverse split, reverse stock split, split down, amortization, amortisation, declassification,
tax shelter, shelter, tax credit

II - verb
1. decrease in size, extent, or range (Freq. 13)
- The amount of homework decreased towards the end of the semester
- The cabin pressure fell dramatically
- her weight fell to under a hundred pounds
- his voice fell to a whisper
Syn:
diminish, lessen, fall
Ant:
increase
Derivationally related forms:
fall (for: fall), diminution (for: diminish)
Hypernyms:
change magnitude
Hyponyms:
break, shrink, shrivel, taper, drop off,
vanish, fly, vaporize, ease up, ease off, slacken off,
flag, weaken, boil down, reduce, decoct, concentrate,
contract, shrivel up, wither, abate, let up, slack off,
slack, die away, deflate, dwindle, dwindle away, dwindle down,
remit, de-escalate, depreciate, undervalue, devaluate, devalue,
shorten, thin out, decline, go down, wane, decelerate,
slow, slow down, slow up, retard, decrescendo
Verb Frames:
- Something ----s
2. make smaller (Freq. 3)
- He decreased his staff
Syn:
lessen, minify
Ant:
increase
Hypernyms:
change, alter, modify
Hyponyms:
suppress, mitigate, pare, pare down, limit,
circumscribe, confine, reduce, boil down, concentrate, shrink,
abridge, foreshorten, abbreviate, shorten, cut, contract,
slake, abate, slack, turn down, lower, lour,
de-escalate, weaken, step down, minimize, minimise, cut down,
cut back, trim, trim down, trim back, bring down, slacken,
slack up, relax, diminish, belittle
Verb Frames:
- Somebody ----s something
- Something ----s something

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