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Meaning of DECREASING

Pronunciation:  di'kreesing

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. [adj]  becoming less or smaller
  2. [adj]  music
 

DECREASING is a 10 letter word that starts with D.

 

 Synonyms: abating, allargando, calando, declining, decrescendo, depreciating, depreciative, depreciatory, detractive, diminishing, diminuendo, dwindling, fading, falling, lessening, paling, rallentando, rit., ritardando, ritenuto, subsiding, tapering, tapering off
 
 Antonyms: increasing
 

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\De*creas"ing\, a.
Becoming less and less; diminishing. -- {De*creas"ing*ly},
adv.

{Decreasing series} (Math.), a series in which each term is
   numerically smaller than the preceding term.

 

 

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