Meaning of DECREASE in English

I. verb (~d; decreasing) see: crescent Date: 14th century intransitive verb to grow progressively less (as in size, amount, number, or intensity), transitive verb to cause to ~, decreasingly adverb Synonyms: see: ~ II. noun Date: 14th century the process of decreasing, an amount of diminution ; reduction

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