English-Swedish translation of decrease

Translation of the word decrease from english to swedish, with synonyms, antonyms, verb conjugation, pronunciation, anagrams, examples of use.

decrease in Swedish

decrease
generalnoun minskning [u]
  cutbacknoun nedskärning [u], minskning [u], inskränkning [u]
  diminutionnoun förminskning [u], reduktion [u], avtagande [n], försvagning [u]
  hopeverb försvinna, dö bort
  soundverb sänka, dämpa
  abateverb minskas, avta, förminskas
  cut backverb beskära, skära ned, minska
  drop offverb avta, minska, försvinna, bortfalla
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Definitions of decrease
noun
1. decrease - the act of decreasing or reducing something
  diminution, reduction
  step-up, increase the act of increasing something; "he gave me an increase in salary"
  change of magnitude the act of changing the amount or size of something
  cut an unexcused absence from class; "he was punished for taking too many cuts in his math class"
  mitigation, moderation the action of lessening in severity or intensity; "the object being control or moderation of economic depressions"
  lowering the act of causing something to move to a lower level
  cutback a reduction in quantity or rate
  devaluation the reduction of something's value or worth
  devitalisation, devitalization the act of reducing the vitality of something
  extenuation, palliation, mitigation to act in such a way as to cause an offense to seem less serious
  alleviation, easement, easing, relief (law) the privilege of using something that is not your own (as using another's land as a right of way to your own land)
  de-escalation (war) a reduction in intensity (of a crisis or a war)
  minimisation, minimization the act of reducing something to the least possible amount or degree or position
  depletion the act of decreasing something markedly
  shortening act of decreasing in length; "the dress needs shortening"
  shrinking the act of becoming less
  subtraction, deduction the act of subtracting (removing a part from the whole); "he complained about the subtraction of money from their paychecks"
  deflation the act of letting the air out of something
  price reduction, discount, deduction the act of reducing the selling price of merchandise
  rollback reducing prices back to some earlier level
  weakening the act of reducing the strength of something
  depreciation a decrease in price or value; "depreciation of the dollar against the yen"
  contraction the act of decreasing (something) in size or volume or quantity or scope
  reverse split, reverse stock split, split down a decrease in the number of outstanding shares of a corporation without changing the shareholders' equity
  amortisation, amortization payment of an obligation in a series of installments or transfers
  declassification reduction or removal by the government of restrictions on a classified document or weapon
  tax shelter, shelter a way of organizing business to reduce the taxes it must pay on current earnings
  tax credit a direct reduction in tax liability (not dependent on the taxpayer's tax bracket)
2. decrease - a change downward; "there was a decrease in his temperature as the fever subsided"; "there was a sharp drop-off in sales"
  lessening
  increase the act of increasing something; "he gave me an increase in salary"
  alteration, modification, change the act of making something different (as e.g. the size of a garment)
  shrinking, shrinkage the act of becoming less
  casualty a decrease of military personnel or equipment
  sinking a slow fall or decline (as for lack of strength); "after several hours of sinking an unexpected rally rescued the market"; "he could not control the sinking of his legs"
  attrition the act of rubbing together; wearing something down by friction
  dwindling, dwindling away a becoming gradually less; "there is no greater sadness that the dwindling away of a family"
  waning a gradual decrease in magnitude or extent; "the waning of his enthusiasm was obvious"; "the waxing and waning of the moon"
3. decrease - a process of becoming smaller or shorter
  decrement
  increment, increase, growth the act of increasing something; "he gave me an increase in salary"
  increment, increase, growth the act of increasing something; "he gave me an increase in salary"
  physical process, process a sustained phenomenon or one marked by gradual changes through a series of states; "events now in process"; "the process of calcification begins later for boys than for girls"
  decline, decay change toward something smaller or lower
  diminution, decline the statement of a theme in notes of lesser duration (usually half the length of the original)
  desensitisation, desensitization the process of reducing sensitivity; "the patient was desensitized to the allergen"
  narrowing the act of making something narrower
  slippage failing to hold or slipping out of place; "the knots allowed no slippage"
  wastage anything lost by wear or waste
4. decrease - the amount by which something decreases
  decrement
  increment, increase the act of increasing something; "he gave me an increase in salary"
  amount the relative magnitude of something with reference to a criterion; "an adequate amount of food for four people"
  free fall, dip, drop, fall the ideal falling motion of something subject only to a gravitational field
  shrinkage the amount by which something shrinks
verb
1. decrease - 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"
  diminish, lessen, fall
  increase make bigger or more; "The boss finally increased her salary"; "The university increased the number of students it admitted"
  change magnitude change in size or magnitude
  break weaken or destroy in spirit or body; "His resistance was broken"; "a man broken by the terrible experience of near-death"
  shrivel, shrink wither, as with a loss of moisture; "The fruit dried and shriveled"
  taper diminish gradually; "Interested tapered off"
  drop off fall or diminish; "The number of students in this course dropped off after the first test"
  vaporize, vanish, fly decrease rapidly and disappear; "the money vanished in las Vegas"; "all my stock assets have vaporized"
  break weaken or destroy in spirit or body; "His resistance was broken"; "a man broken by the terrible experience of near-death"
  slacken off, ease off, ease up, flag reduce pressure or intensity; "he eased off the gas pedal and the car slowed down"
  weaken become weaker; "The prisoner's resistance weakened after seven days"
  boil down, decoct, concentrate, reduce be cooked until very little liquid is left; "The sauce should reduce to one cup"
  shrink, contract decrease in size, range, or extent; "His earnings shrank"; "My courage shrivelled when I saw the task before me"
  shrivel up, shrivel, wither, shrink wither, as with a loss of moisture; "The fruit dried and shriveled"
  die away, slack off, abate, let up, slack become less in amount or intensity; "The storm abated"; "The rain let up after a few hours"
  deflate become deflated or flaccid, as by losing air; "The balloons deflated"
  dwindle, dwindle away, dwindle down become smaller or lose substance; "Her savings dwindled down"
  remit diminish or abate; "The pain finally remitted"
  de-escalate reduce the level or intensity or size or scope of; "de-escalate a crisis"
  devaluate, depreciate, devalue, undervalue lose in value; "The dollar depreciated again"
  shorten become short or shorter; "In winter, the days shorten"
  thin out make sparse; "thin out the young plants"
  wane, decline, go down decrease in phase; "the moon is waning"
  wane decrease in phase; "the moon is waning"
  wane decrease in phase; "the moon is waning"
  decelerate, slow, slow up, retard, slow down reduce the speed of; "He slowed down the car"
  decrescendo grow quieter; "The music decrescendoes here"
2. decrease - make smaller; "He decreased his staff"
  lessen, minify
  increase make bigger or more; "The boss finally increased her salary"; "The university increased the number of students it admitted"
  modify, alter, change make less severe or harsh or extreme; "please modify this letter to make it more polite"; "he modified his views on same-gender marriage"
  suppress reduce the incidence or severity of or stop; "suppress a yawn"; "this drug can suppress the hemorrhage"
  mitigate make less severe or harsh; "mitigating circumstances"
  pare down, pare decrease gradually or bit by bit
  circumscribe, limit, confine draw a line around; "He drew a circle around the points"
  boil down, concentrate, reduce be cooked until very little liquid is left; "The sauce should reduce to one cup"
  shrink, reduce decrease in size, range, or extent; "His earnings shrank"; "My courage shrivelled when I saw the task before me"
  abbreviate, abridge, foreshorten, shorten, contract, reduce, cut shorten; "Abbreviate `New York' and write `NY'"
  abate, slake, slack become less in amount or intensity; "The storm abated"; "The rain let up after a few hours"
  lour, lower, turn down set lower; "lower a rating"; "lower expectations"
  de-escalate, step down, weaken reduce the level or intensity or size or scope of; "de-escalate a crisis"
  minimise, minimize make small or insignificant; "Let's minimize the risk"
  trim back, trim down, cut back, bring down, cut down, trim, reduce, cut return in time; "the film cut back to an earlier event in the story"
  cut grow through the gums; "The new tooth is cutting"
  slack up, slacken, relax, slack make slack as by lessening tension or firmness
  diminish, belittle lessen the authority, dignity, or reputation of; "don't belittle your colleagues"
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decrease as verb
InfinitiveGerundioPast participle
(To) decreasedecreasingdecreased
Indikative
1. Present
idecrease
youdecrease
hedecreases
wedecrease
youdecrease
theydecrease
8. Perfect
ihave decreased
youhave decreased
hehas decreased
wehave decreased
youhave decreased
theyhave decreased
2. Imperfect
idecreased
youdecreased
hedecreased
wedecreased
youdecreased
theydecreased
9. Pluperfect indic. or Past perfect
ihad decreased
youhad decreased
hehad decreased
wehad decreased
youhad decreased
theyhad decreased
4a. Future
iwill decrease
youwill decrease
hewill decrease
wewill decrease
youwill decrease
theywill decrease
11a. Future perfect or future anterior
iwill have decreased
youwill have decreased
hewill have decreased
wewill have decreased
youwill have decreased
theywill have decreased
Conditional
5. Conditional present
iwould decrease
youwould decrease
hewould decrease
wewould decrease
youwould decrease
theywould decrease
12. Conditional perfect
iwould have decreased
youwould have decreased
hewould have decreased
wewould have decreased
youwould have decreased
theywould have decreased
Subjunctive
6. Subject
idecrease
youdecrease
hedecrease
wedecrease
youdecrease
theydecrease
13. Present perfect
ihave decreased
youhave decreased
hehave decreased
wehave decreased
youhave decreased
theyhave decreased
Imperfect
idecreased
youdecreased
hedecreased
wedecreased
youdecreased
theydecreased
Pluperfect
ihad decreased
youhad decreased
hehad decreased
wehad decreased
youhad decreased
theyhad decreased
Imperative
Affirmative
youdecrease
weLet's decrease
youdecrease
Negative
youdon't decrease! (do not decrease)
youdon't decrease! (do not decrease)
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