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See definition of decreasing on Dictionary.com
  • as infalling
  • as incontraction
  • as inreducing

synonyms for decreasing

  • collapsing
  • descending
  • lowering
  • plunging
  • sliding
  • tumbling
  • weakening
  • abating
  • crumbling
  • declining
  • diminishing
  • ebbing
  • settling
  • sinking
  • slipping
  • subsiding
  • tottering
  • decrease
  • deflation
  • recession
  • reduction
  • shrinkage
  • abbreviation
  • abridgment
  • compression
  • condensation
  • condensing
  • confinement
  • constriction
  • curtailment
  • diminution
  • dwindling
  • elision
  • evaporation
  • lessening
  • narrowing
  • omission
  • receding
  • reducing
  • shrinking
  • tightening
  • withdrawal
  • abbreviating
  • confining
  • curtailing
  • cutting down
  • deflating
  • diminishing
  • drawing together
  • evaporating
  • omitting
  • tensing
  • withdrawing

antonyms for decreasing

MOST RELEVANT
  • improving
  • increasing
  • rising
  • enlargement
  • increase
  • expansion
  • opening
  • amplification
  • dilation
  • extension
  • lengthening
  • spread
  • stretch
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How to use decreasing in a sentence

That things like miniaturization and decreasing costs have democratized the ability of individuals or rogue nations to create harm on powerful countries.
SPEAK SOFTLY AND CARRY BIG DATA (EP. 395)STEPHEN J. DUBNEROCTOBER 31, 2019FREAKONOMICS
White wool—Knit a row, decreasing it by taking the first two stitches together, and the last two.
THE LADIES' BOOK OF ETIQUETTE, AND MANUAL OF POLITENESSFLORENCE HARTLEY
Although fishermen outnumber foresters at the present time, the number of fishermen has been decreasing.
HALLOWED HERITAGE: THE LIFE OF VIRGINIADOROTHY M. TORPEY
Only Jean knew, or ever knew, just how much of Henri's steadily decreasing funds went to that buying.
THE AMAZING INTERLUDEMARY ROBERTS RINEHART
In less than a quarter of an hour, her masts and sails formed only a white obelisk, gradually decreasing against the horizon.
TOILERS OF THE SEAVICTOR HUGO
Thus, the ratio is augmenting in Illinois, and decreasing in Missouri.
THE CONTINENTAL MONTHLY, VOL 3 NO 3, MARCH 1863VARIOUS
At that point in the road passing was easy, and the runabout surged by without decreasing speed.
MOTOR MATT'S MYSTERYSTANLEY R. MATTHEWS
The supply of oak and mahogany is decreasing so rapidly that the necessity for a substitute seems inevitable in the near future.
CYCLOPEDIA OF COMMERCE, ACCOUNTANCY, BUSINESS ADMINISTRATION, V. 1VARIOUS
Possibly some of them were caught in isolated decreasing areas of forest surrounded by steppe or plain.
THE NEW STONE AGE IN NORTHERN EUROPEJOHN M. TYLER
Clinal variation, from north to south, is shown in the decreasing length of the nasals.
SPECIATION IN THE KANGAROO RAT, DIPODOMYS ORDIIHENRY W. SETZER
SYNONYM OF THE DAY
OCTOBER 26, 1985
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capacitor

WORDS RELATED TO DECREASING

  • abbreviating
  • abbreviation
  • abridgment
  • compression
  • condensation
  • condensing
  • confinement
  • confining
  • constriction
  • curtailing
  • curtailment
  • cutting down
  • decrease
  • decreasing
  • deflating
  • deflation
  • diminishing
  • diminution
  • drawing together
  • dwindling
  • elision
  • evaporating
  • evaporation
  • lessening
  • narrowing
  • omission
  • omitting
  • receding
  • recession
  • reducing
  • reduction
  • shrinkage
  • shrinking
  • tensing
  • tightening
  • withdrawal
  • withdrawing
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.