Synonyms of decrease in English:

decrease


See definition of decrease

verb

1‘pollution levels had been gradually decreasing’

SYNONYMS

lessen, become less, grow less, become smaller, grow smaller, reduce, drop, diminish, decline, dwindle, contract, shrink, fall off, die down

abate, subside, let up, tail off, ebb, wane, taper off, peter out, lighten

sink, slump, plummet, plunge

ANTONYMS

increase

2‘you could exercise to decrease the amount of fat in your body’

SYNONYMS

reduce, lessen, make fewer, make less, lower, cut down/back, cut back on, cut down on, cut, curtail, contract, diminish, narrow, pare down, slim down, tone down, temper, weaken, deplete, minimize

informal slash


noun

1‘a decrease in crime’

SYNONYMS

reduction, drop, lessening, lowering, decline, falling off

letting up, slackening, downturn, cut, cutback, curtailment, diminution, contraction, shrinkage, ebb, wane, de-escalation

dying down, abatement

North American downtick

ANTONYMS

increase