Definitions For Decrease


  • The act of decreasing or reducing something
  • The amount by which something decreases
  • A change downward
  • A process of becoming smaller or shorter
  • The act of becoming smaller or of making something smaller in size, amount, number, etc.
  • The amount by which something is made smaller


  • Decrease in size, extent, or range
  • Make smaller
  • To become smaller in size, amount, number, etc.
  • To make (something) smaller in size, amount, number, etc.

Is Decrease a Scrabble Word?

Words With Friends YES
Scrabble US YES
Scrabble UK YES
English International (SOWPODS) YES
Scrabble Global YES
Enable1 Dictionary YES

Points in Different Games

Words with Friends

The word Decrease is worth 11 points in Scrabble and 12 points in Words with Friends

Examples of Decrease in a Sentence

  • Sales decreased by five percent this year.
  • The driver decreased her speed as she approached the curve.
  • These changes will decrease our expenses.
  • Studies report a recent decrease in traffic accidents.
  • Because of the injury, some decrease in mobility is to be expected.
  • A decrease of three dollars

Synonyms for Decrease

Antonyms for Decrease

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