What are some alternative words for decrease?

Synonyms for decreasedɪˈkris; ˈdi kris, dɪˈkris

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. decrease, lessening, drop-off(noun)

    a change downward

    Synonyms:
    drop, falloff, lessening, falling off, slack, decrease, slump, reduction, decrement, cliff, drop-off, step-down, diminution

    Antonyms:
    increase, step-up, increment, growth

  2. decrease, decrement(noun)

    a process of becoming smaller or shorter

    Synonyms:
    decrease, decrement, drop-off, reduction, diminution, step-down, lessening

    Antonyms:
    step-up, growth, increase, increment

  3. decrease, decrement(noun)

    the amount by which something decreases

    Synonyms:
    decrease, decrement, drop-off, reduction, diminution, step-down, lessening

    Antonyms:
    step-up, increase, increment, growth

  4. decrease, diminution, reduction, step-down(verb)

    the act of decreasing or reducing something

    Synonyms:
    reducing, lessening, simplification, decrease, reduction, decrement, drop-off, step-down, decline, diminution

    Antonyms:
    step-up, increase, growth, increment

  5. decrease, diminish, lessen, fall(verb)

    decrease in size, extent, or range

    Synonyms:
    shine, go down, accrue, diminish, strike, devolve, flow, precipitate, settle, lessen, come down, subside, pass, descend, come, fall, return, light, belittle, hang, decrease, minify, fall down

    Antonyms:
    step-up, increase, increment, growth

  6. decrease, lessen, minify(verb)

    make smaller

    Synonyms:
    subside, decrease, minify, lessen, diminish, fall

    Antonyms:
    growth, increase, increment, step-up

Wiktionary

  1. decrease(verb)

    Of a quantity, to become smaller.

    Synonyms:
    loss, cut, lowering, fall, reduction, drop, decrement, shrinkage, shrink, lower, go down, reduce, plummet, sink, plunge, abate

    Antonyms:
    raise, gain, rise, increase, increment, shoot up, go up, soar, up, grow

English Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. decrease

    The storm, the fever, the pain abates. Interest declines. Misfortunes may be mitigated, desires moderated, intense anger abated, population decreased, taxes reduced. We abate a nuisance, terminate a controversy, suppress a rebellion. See ALLEVIATE.

    Synonyms:
    abate, decline, diminish, ebb, lessen, lower, mitigate, moderate, reduce, subside

    Antonyms:
    aggravate, amplify, continue, develop, enhance, enlarge, extend, foment, increase, magnify, rage, raise, revive

    Preposition:
    Abate in fury; abated by law.

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. decrease(v. n.)

    Synonyms:
    diminish (gradually), lessen, grow less

  2. decrease(v. a.)

    Synonyms:
    diminish, lessen, make less

  3. decrease(n.)

    Synonyms:
    diminution, lessening, decrement, reduction

Concise Medical Dictionary, by Joseph C Segen, MD

  1. DECREASE

    Synonyms:
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Translations for decrease

From our Multilingual Translation Dictionary

  • намаляване, намаление, намалявам, намалявам сеBulgarian
  • disminuir, decreixença, disminució, decréixerCatalan, Valencian
  • snížitCzech
  • verringern, Verringerung, abnehmenGerman
  • μειώνω, ελαττώνω, μειώνομαι, λιγοστεύωGreek
  • malpliigiEsperanto
  • disminuir, disminuciónSpanish
  • vähentää, lasku, laskea, vähenemäFinnish
  • diminuer, réduireFrench
  • פחת, הפחיתHebrew
  • csökkenés, csökken, csökkentHungarian
  • պակասել, փոքրանալArmenian
  • diminutarIdo
  • diminuire, decrementare, calare, ribassare, far calare, ridurreItalian
  • 減らす, 減少, 減るJapanese
  • afnemen, verminderenDutch
  • zmniejszaćPolish
  • reduzir, redução, diminuir, diminuiçãoPortuguese
  • descrește, scădeaRomanian
  • понижаться, понижать, снижать, снизиться, уменьшение, понизить, снизить, снижение, уменьшать, уменьшиться, понизиться, уменьшить, уменьшаться, снижатьсяRussian
  • minska, minskningSwedish
  • azaltmakTurkish
  • hạVietnamese
  • 减少Chinese

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