Textual thesaurus for "decrease"

(noun) diminution, reduction, step-down

the act of decreasing or reducing something

(noun) decrement

the amount by which something decreases

(noun) drop-off, lessening

a change downward

there was a decrease in his temperature as the fever subsided; there was a sharp drop-off in sales

(noun) decrement

a process of becoming smaller or shorter

(verb) fall, lessen, diminish

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

(verb) lessen, minify

make smaller

He decreased his staff