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decreasing

 
Adjective decreasing has 2 senses
  1. 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
  2. decreasing - music
    Antonyms:
    increasing, accelerando, crescendo
Verb decrease has 2 senses
  1. 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
    Antonyms: increase
    Derived forms: noun decrease4, noun decrease3, noun decrease2, noun decrease1
    Sample sentence:
    Something ----s
  2. decrease, lessen, minify - make smaller; "He decreased his staff"
    --2 is one way to change, alter, modify
    Antonyms: increase
    Derived form: noun decrease1
    Sample sentences:
    Somebody ----s something
    Something ----s something
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