Decrease and Gather


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Decrease verb – To make smaller in amount, volume, or extent.
Gather is an antonym for decrease.
Nearby Words: decreased, decreasing, decrement, decremented
Antonyms for Decrease


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Gather verb – To gradually increase in.
Usage example: the movement gathered force as election day neared

Decrease is an antonym for gather in gain topic.
Nearby Words: gathering, gathered, gatherer
Antonyms for Gather
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Common collocations

experience decrease experience gather experience
power decrease power gather power
strength decrease strength gather strength
knowledge decrease knowledge gather knowledge
Other nouns: amount, number, points.

Both words in one sentence

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Gather or Decrease. 2016. Accessed November 30, 2020.

Antonyms for decrease
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