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Engelsk navneord: decrease

1. decrease (om begivenhed) a change downward


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningThere was a decrease in his temperature as the fever subsided.
There was a sharp drop-off in sales.


Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)drop-off, lessening


Mindre specifikke termeralteration, change, modification


Mere specifikke termerattrition, casualty, dwindling, dwindling away, shrinkage, shrinking, sinking, waning


Termer med modsat betydning (antonymer)increase

2. decrease (om proces) a process of becoming smaller or shorter


Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)decrement


Mindre specifikke termerphysical process, process


Mere specifikke termerdecay, decline, decline, desensitisation, desensitization, diminution, narrowing, slippage, wastage


Termer med modsat betydning (antonymer)increment, growth, increase

3. decrease (om egenskab) the amount by which something decreases


Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)decrement


Mindre specifikke termeramount


Mere specifikke termerdip, drop, fall, free fall, shrinkage


Termer med modsat betydning (antonymer)increment, increase

4. decrease (om handling) the act of decreasing or reducing something


Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)diminution, reduction, step-down


Mindre specifikke termerchange of magnitude


Mere specifikke termeralleviation, amortisation, amortization, contraction, cut, cutback, de-escalation, declassification, deduction, deduction, deflation, depletion, depreciation, devaluation, devitalisation, devitalization, discount, easement, easing, extenuation, lowering, minimisation, minimization, mitigation, mitigation, moderation, palliation, price reduction, relief, reverse split, reverse stock split, rollback, shelter, shortening, shrinking, split down, subtraction, tax credit, tax shelter, weakening


Termer med modsat betydning (antonymer)step-up, increase


Engelsk udsagnsord: decrease

1. decrease (om ændring) decrease in size, extent, or range


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningThe 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.


Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)diminish, fall, lessen


AnvendelsesmønsterSomething ----s


Mindre specifikke termerchange magnitude


Mere specifikke termerabate, boil down, break, break, concentrate, contract, de-escalate, decelerate, decline, decoct, decrescendo, deflate, depreciate, devaluate, devalue, die away, drop off, dwindle, dwindle away, dwindle down, ease off, ease up, flag, fly, go down, let up, reduce, remit, retard, shorten, shrink, shrink, shrink, shrivel, shrivel, shrivel up, slack, slack off, slacken off, slow, slow down, slow up, taper, thin out, undervalue, vanish, vaporize, wane, wane, wane, weaken, wither


Termer med modsat betydning (antonymer)increase

2. decrease (om ændring) make smaller


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningHe decreased his staff.


Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)lessen, minify


AnvendelsesmønsterSomebody ----s something.
Something ----s something


Mindre specifikke termeralter, change, modify


Mere specifikke termerabate, abbreviate, abridge, belittle, boil down, bring down, circumscribe, concentrate, confine, contract, cut, cut, cut, cut back, cut down, de-escalate, diminish, foreshorten, limit, lour, lower, minimise, minimize, mitigate, pare, pare down, reduce, reduce, reduce, reduce, relax, shorten, shrink, slack, slack, slack up, slacken, slake, step down, suppress, trim, trim back, trim down, turn down, weaken


Termer med modsat betydning (antonymer)increase









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