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decrease /dɪˈkriːs/ verb [intransitive and transitive]
decrease /ˈdiːkriːs/ noun [uncountable and countable]


نزول کردن ، کم شدن کاهش ، تنزل ، کاهش یافتن ، کاهش دادن ، کاهش ، نقصان یافتن ، کم کردن ، کم شدن ، کاستن ، علوم مهندسی: افت ، قانون ـ فقه: نقصان ، روانشناسی: کاهش
decrease
[verb]
Synonyms:
- lessen, cut down, decline, diminish, drop, dwindle, lower, reduce, shrink, subside
[noun]
Synonyms:
- lessening, contraction, cutback, decline, dwindling, falling off, loss, reduction, subsidence
Antonyms: increase
Contrasted words: augment, enlarge, multiply, elongate, extend, lengthen, prolong, protract, amplify, dilate, distend, expand, swell, accumulate, amass
Related Words: abbreviate, abridge, clip, curtail, retrench, shorten, trim, contract, shrink, allay, alleviate, ease, lighten, mitigate, ebb, subside, cut, cut back, cut down, lower, deduct, subtract
English Thesaurus: decrease, go down, decline, diminish, fall/drop, ...

[TahlilGaran] English Synonym Dictionary

I. decrease1 /dɪˈkriːs/ verb [intransitive and transitive]
[Date: 1300-1400; Language: Anglo-French; Origin: decreistre, from Latin decrescere, from crescere 'to grow']
to become less or go down to a lower level, or to make something do this ⇒ reduce Antonym : increase:
The number of people who have the disease has decreased significantly in recent years.
They want to decrease their reliance on oil.
decrease by
Average house prices decreased by 13% last year.
decrease to
By 1881, the population of Ireland had decreased to 5.2 million.
decrease from
The North’s share of the world’s energy consumption is expected to decrease from 70% to 60%.
decrease in
Attacks of asthma decrease in frequency through early adult life.

[TahlilGaran] Dictionary of Contemporary English

II. decrease2 /ˈdiːkriːs/ noun [uncountable and countable]
the process of becoming less, or the amount by which something becomes less Antonym : increase Synonym : reduction
decrease in
Teachers reported decreases in drug use and verbal abuse of teachers.
decrease of
There has been a steady decrease of temperature.

[TahlilGaran] Dictionary of Contemporary English

decrease
noun
ADJ. dramatic, large, sharp, significant There has been a sharp decrease in pollution since the law was introduced.
slight, small | gradual, progressive, steady | corresponding Fewer houses are available, but there is no corresponding decrease in demand.
VERB + DECREASE show This year's figures show a decrease of 30% on last year.
report Half the companies in the survey reported a decrease in sales.
cause, lead to, result in
PREP. on the ~ Marriage is still on the decrease.
~ from … to … a decrease from 62% to just under half
~ in The new treatment led to a huge decrease in the number of deaths.
~ of a decrease of 20%
~ to

[TahlilGaran] Collocations Dictionary

decrease
verb
ADV. considerably, dramatically, drastically, markedly, significantly | slightly Spending has decreased slightly this year.
rapidly | steadily | gradually
PREP. by Crime has decreased by 20 per cent.
from, to Average family size has decreased from five to three children.
with The number of quarrels among children decreases with age.
PHRASES decrease in number/size/value The heart gradually decreases in size.

[TahlilGaran] Collocations Dictionary

decrease

significantly (=enough to be an important change)
Violent crime has significantly decreased over the last ten years.
considerably/substantially (=a lot)
During this period unemployment decreased considerably.
markedly (=very noticeably)
Aircraft collisions decreased markedly during the 1990s.
rapidly (=very quickly)
Since then, elephant numbers have been decreasing rapidly.
dramatically (=suddenly and a lot)
The survival rate decreases dramatically as the disease progresses.
slightly (=a little)
Population levels actually began to slightly decrease five years ago.
steadily (=gradually and continuously)
The proportion of adult cigarette smokers has been steadily decreasing.

[TahlilGaran] Collocations Dictionary


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