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KK Pronunciation

〔 dIˋkris,ˏdi- 〕


〔 diːˊkris 〕

Overview of noun decrease

The noun decrease has 4 senses

  • decrease, lessening, drop-off -- (a change downward; "there was a decrease in his temperature as the fever subsided"; "there was a sharp drop-off in sales")

  • decrease, decrement -- (a process of becoming smaller or shorter)

  • decrease, decrement -- (the amount by which something decreases)

  • decrease, diminution, reduction, step-down -- (the act of decreasing or reducing something)

Overview of verb decrease

The verb decrease has 2 senses

  • decrease, diminish, lessen, fall -- (decrease in size, extent, or range; "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")

  • decrease, lessen, minify -- (make smaller; "He decreased his staff")