decrease (n):
the act of decreasing or reducing something
Related Words: reductionstep-down
decrease (n):
the amount by which something decreases
decrease (n):
a change downward
there was a decrease in his temperature as the fever subsided.
there was a sharp drop-off in sales

Related Words: drop-off
decrease (n):
a process of becoming smaller or shorter
Related Words: decrement
decrease (v):
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

Related Words: diminishfall
decrease (v):
make smaller
He decreased his staff
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Easy come, easy go

Haydan gelen huya gider.
said to explain the loss of something that required only a small amount of effort to acquire in the first place.

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