An amount by which a quantity is decreased. (noun)
Examples of word decrease
When you're in school now, the overreaction to this and that and the strictness and what they call the decrease, I'm calling the police.
How do we know that the decrease is not the consequence of fewer females conceived in the 1980s when abortion was at its peak?
Over the last three months, which ended in September, that average plummeted to about 33,000 per month, a 41 percent decrease from the year's second quarter, according to data from Treasury.
France has a lower level of inequality than most of the OECD countries and is one of only 5 - out of 30 OECD countries -- that saw inequality decrease from the mid-80s to the mid-2000s.
Montana Fish, Wildlife and Parks has reduced antlerless permits by 51 percent from 2,882 to 1,400 during 2000-2004 and recently proposed 100 permits for 2006 – a 96 percent decrease from the 2,660 permits issued in 1995. any wonder hunters are getting totally miffed by the [apparent] lack of proper game management and wolves?
April 2nd, 2010 9: 39 am ET yeah, an increase and decrease is NO better than drastic losses during Duh Duh Duh-byas reign of error
The unemployment rate for workers with unemployment insurance for the week ended Sept. 18 was 3.5%, a 0.1 percentage point decrease from the prior week's revised rate of 3.6%.