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Engelsk substantiv: decrease

1. decrease (om begivenhet) 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.


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


Mindre spesifikke uttrykkalteration, change, modification


Mere spesifikke uttrykkattrition, casualty, dwindling, dwindling away, shrinkage, shrinking, sinking, waning


Uttrykk med motsatt betydning (antonymer)increase

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


Ord med samme betydning (synonymer)decrement


Mindre spesifikke uttrykkphysical process, process


Mere spesifikke uttrykkdecay, decline, decline, desensitisation, desensitization, diminution, narrowing, slippage, wastage


Uttrykk med motsatt betydning (antonymer)increment, growth, increase

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


Ord med samme betydning (synonymer)decrement


Mindre spesifikke uttrykkamount


Mere spesifikke uttrykkdip, drop, fall, free fall, shrinkage


Uttrykk med motsatt betydning (antonymer)increment, increase

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


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


Mindre spesifikke uttrykkchange of magnitude


Mere spesifikke uttrykkalleviation, 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


Uttrykk med motsatt betydning (antonymer)step-up, increase


Engelsk verb: decrease

1. decrease (om endring) 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.


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


AnvendelsesmønsterSomething ----s


Mindre spesifikke uttrykkchange magnitude


Mere spesifikke uttrykkabate, 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


Uttrykk med motsatt betydning (antonymer)increase

2. decrease (om endring) make smaller


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningHe decreased his staff.


Ord med samme betydning (synonymer)lessen, minify


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


Mindre spesifikke uttrykkalter, change, modify


Mere spesifikke uttrykkabate, 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


Uttrykk med motsatt betydning (antonymer)increase









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