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Adjective decreasing has 2 senses
- decreasing - becoming less or smaller
Antonyms: increasing, accelerative, acceleratory, accretionary, augmentative, expanding, exploding, flared, flaring, growing, incorporative, maximizing, maximising, multiplicative, profit-maximizing, profit-maximising, progressive, raising, rising, accretive
- decreasing - music
Antonyms: increasing, accelerando, crescendo
Verb decrease has 2 senses
- decrease, diminish, lessen, fall - 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"
--1 is one way to change magnitude
- decrease, lessen, minify - make smaller; "He decreased his staff"
--2 is one way to change, alter, modify
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