Hyphenation of decrease

Wondering how to hyphenate the English word decrease? This word can be hyphenated and contains 2 syllables as shown below.


Definitions of decrease:

A change downward
There was a decrease in his temperature as the fever subsided There was a sharp drop-off in sales
A process of becoming smaller or shorter
The amount by which something decreases
The act of decreasing or reducing something
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
Make smaller
He decreased his staff

Synonyms of decrease:

noun lessening, drop-off, change, alteration, modification
noun decrement, process
noun decrement, amount
noun diminution, reduction, step-down, change of magnitude
verb diminish, lessen, fall, change magnitude
verb lessen, minify, change, alter, modify

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