Synonyms of decreasing


1. decrease, diminish, lessen, fall, change magnitude

usage: decrease in size, extent, or range; "The amount of homework decreased towards the end of the semester"; "The cabin pressure fell dramatically"; "her weight fell to under a hundred pounds"; "his voice fell to a whisper"

2. decrease, lessen, minify, change, alter, modify

usage: make smaller; "He decreased his staff"


1. decreasing (vs. increasing), depreciating, depreciative, depreciatory, detractive, diminishing, dwindling, tapering, tapering off, falling

usage: becoming less or smaller

2. decreasing (vs. increasing), allargando, calando, decrescendo, diminuendo, rallentando, ritardando, ritenuto, rit.

usage: music

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Definition and meaning of decreasing (Dictionary)