Meaning of decrease

Definition of decrease

(noun) a change downward; "there was a decrease in his temperature as the fever subsided"; "there was a sharp drop-off in sales"
a process of becoming smaller or shorter
the amount by which something decreases
the act of decreasing or reducing something
(verb) 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"
make smaller; "He decreased his staff"

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