Definitions of decrease:
- noun: the act of decreasing or reducing something
- noun: the amount by which something decreases
- noun: a change downward
Example: "There was a decrease in his temperature as the fever subsided"
- noun: a process of becoming smaller or shorter
- verb: make smaller
Example: "He decreased his staff"
- verb: decrease in size, extent, or range
Example: "The amount of homework decreased towards the end of the semester"
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