decrease

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 noun: [ˈdiːkriːs], verb: [diːˈkriːs]



WordReference English Thesaurus © 2019
Synonyms:
shrinkage , lessening, abatement, contraction, discount , drop , reduction , shortening, compression, lowering, fall , falling off, diminution, decline , cut , cutback, rebate , dip , curtailment, depletion , depreciation, dive , nosedive, ebb , ebbing, dropping off, erosion, easing, easing off, easing up, letup, plunge , shrinking , subtraction, thinning out, wearing away, slackening, lightening, recession
Antonyms:
increase , growth , expansion , boost, gain , rise
Sense: To grow less
Synonyms:
lessen, diminish , decline , abate , modify, wane , deteriorate, degenerate, dwindle , be consumed, sink , settle , lighten, slacken, ebb , lower , melt away, moderate , subside , shrink , contract , recede, shrivel up, depreciate, soften, quiet , narrow down, droop, waste , fade , fade away, run low, weaken , crumble , let up, dry up, slow down, calm down, burn away, burn down, smooth out, die away, die down, lose its edge, wither away, decay , drop off, taper off, tail off, devaluate, evaporate, fall down, fall away, fall off, slack off, wear off, wear away, wear out, wear down, wind down, rev down, slump , quieten, peter out, grow smaller
Antonyms:
increase , grow , expand , gain , rise , balloon , skyrocket, soar
Sense: To make less
Synonyms:
reduce , lessen, lower , check , curb , restrain , quell, tame , mollify, dampen , compose , hush , still , palliate, sober , pacify, allay, blunt , qualify , tranquilize, curtail , subtract, render less, abridge, abbreviate, downsize, condense, shorten, minimize, diminish , slash , attenuate, dilute, retrench, shave , pare , prune , truncate, deplete , abate , mitigate, modify, make brief, digest , limit , level , deflate, compress, contract , strip , thin , bleed , make smaller, devaluate, devalue, clip , abstract , summarize , epitomize, sum up, lighten, trim , rake off, level off, take from, take off, roll back, hold down, mark down, scale down, boil down, let up, cut off, cut down, cut short, cut back, strike off, deduct , knock off, cut , discount , bring down, tranquilize (US), tranquillize (UK), tranquilise (UK), minimise (UK), summarise (UK), epitomise (UK)
Antonyms:
increase , grow , expand , boost, amplify, raise , augment

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