Definition of "decreasing" []

  • To diminish or cause to diminish in size, number, strength, etc (verb)
  • The act or process of diminishing; reduction (noun)
  • The amount by which something has been diminished (noun)
  • Present participle of decrease. (verb) (c) HarperCollins Publishers Ltd 2016 : Text is available under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License

Use "decreasing" in a sentence
  • "In an e-mail message on Friday to the bar's membership, its president, Robert J. Grey Jr., said lawyers and others who work with the law needed to respond to what he described as decreasing respect for the courts."
  • "Unless we stop minimizing smokers and treating them like like pariahs, we will never make positive strides in decreasing the number of those addicited to cigarettes."
  • "As I have quite a few favicons, I'd be interested in decreasing the gap between them, even if they stay under the address bar."