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decrease

How to sign: the act of decreasing or reducing something

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Similiar / Same: reduction, step-down, diminution

Categories: change of magnitude

Within this category: cut, moderation, lowering, cutback, devaluation, devitalization, extenuation, easing, de-escalation, minimization, depletion, shortening, shrinking, subtraction, deflation, discount, rollback, weakening, depreciation, contraction, reverse split, amortization, declassification, tax shelter, tax credit

decrease

How to sign: decrease in size, extent, or range
"The amount of homework decreased towards the end of the semester"; "The cabin pressure fell dramatically"; "her weight fall to under a hundred pounds"; "his voice fell to a whisper";

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Similiar / Same: diminish, lessen, fall

Categories: change magnitude

Within this category: break, shrink, taper, drop off, vanish, break, ease up, weaken, boil down, shrink, shrivel, abate, deflate, dwindle, remit, de-escalate, depreciate, shorten, thin out, decline, wane, wane, decelerate, decrescendo

decrease

How to sign: the amount by which something decreases

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Similiar / Same: decrement

Categories: amount

Within this category: drop, shrinkage

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