verb (used without object), de·creased, de·creas·ing.
verb (used with object), de·creased, de·creas·ing.
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OTHER WORDS FROM decreaseun·de·creased, adjective
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That’s actually a decrease from 2014, when 8 million taxpayers made a payment.Trump’s ABC News town hall: Four Pinocchios, over and over again|Glenn Kessler|September 16, 2020|Washington Post
Luckily, however, that meant a steep decrease in the average production costs, according to Fitzgibbons.‘Our goal is to become a massive marketplace’: NTWRK is bringing livestream commerce to a younger generation|Kayleigh Barber|September 14, 2020|Digiday
After three days, all five showed a measurable decrease in systolic blood pressure, a drop in heart rate, and an increase in creativity and feelings of well-being.
The decline is likely partially the result of an overall decrease in streaming after Covid-19 hit the US, due to the absence of people listening to music on commutes and in stores.
For example, pages with more than 500,000 likes on Facebook have seen a dramatic decrease in reach, possibly to encourage companies to increase their ad spend.Five reasons why SEO should be prioritized over paid media campaigns|Ryan Gould|September 4, 2020|Search Engine Watch
Police Superintendent Michael Harrison said the decline was a result of an effort to decrease gang violence.
In his mind, this is only as problematic as the decrease in international support that it may cause.
“The sense down there is we have to understand what [this decrease] is,” WHO spokesman Tarik Jasarevic tells The Daily Beast.
At least one study showed that weight loss resulted in an increase in the number of “Bacters” and a decrease in the “Firms.”
And 9,869 people died from prescription opioids in 2012, a decrease from 2011, back to 2008 levels.
Another good suggestion in a case of this kind is to decrease the duration of the bath.Vitality Supreme|Bernarr Macfadden
This decrease cannot be accomplished quickly by any known medical miracle.The Eugenic Marriage, Volume I. (of IV.)|W. Grant Hague, M.D.
It is plain that a gear, like a lever, may change direction as well as increase or decrease power.Practical Mechanics for Boys|J. S. Zerbe
Courtesy increases, as we travel eastward round the world, coincidently with a decrease in the sense of self.The Soul of the Far East|Percival Lowell
The decrease in induced pressure is small, but it is always ample to allow the required increase in primary current.The Boy Mechanic, Book 2|Various