Decrease and Growth


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Decrease noun – A process of becoming smaller or shorter.
Growth is an antonym for decrease in topics: lessening, diminishing.
Nearby Words: decreased, decreasing, decrement, decremented
Antonyms for Decrease


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Growth noun – A process of becoming larger or longer or more numerous or more important.
Usage example: the growth of population

Decrease is an antonym for growth in topics: increase, development, tumor.
Nearby Words: grow, growing, grown
Antonyms for Growth
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How words are described

steady steady decrease steady growth
normal normal decrease normal growth
small small decrease small growth
actual actual decrease actual growth
Other adjectives: constant, massive, large, gradual, magic, significant, rapid, sudden, faster.

Both words in one sentence

  • Webcomic / Peter Is the Wolf Author Appeal: Kris Overstreet famously has breast expansion, muscle growth (and matching decrease in intelligence), and oversized penis fetishes.
  • Video Game / La Pucelle Harsh training rituals increase their stat growth, but decrease their friendship rating.
  • As people age their daily activity levels decrease and their growth and recovery mechanisms slow down or stop.
    Source: The Sleepless
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Growth and Decrease. (2016). Retrieved 2021, September 19, from
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Growth or Decrease. 2016. Accessed September 19, 2021.

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