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decrease

Synonyms of decrease in English:

verb

Pronunciation: stress on the second syllable
  • 1 pollution levels had been gradually decreasing
    lessen, grow/become less, grow/become smaller, reduce, drop, diminish, decline, dwindle, contract, shrink, fall off, die down;
    abate, subside, let up, tail off, ebb, wane, taper off, peter out, lighten;
    sink, slump, plummet, plunge
    [Antonyms] increase
  • 2 you could exercise to decrease the amount of fat in your body
    informal slash
  • noun

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  • stress on the first syllable a decrease in crime
    [Antonyms] increase
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