decrease decrease  /dɪ ˈkris/

Definition(s):

  1. (n) a change downward
  2. (n) a process of becoming smaller or shorter
  3. (n) the amount by which something decreases
  4. (n) the act of decreasing or reducing something
  5. (v) decrease in size, extent, or range
  6. (v) make smaller

Usage(s):

  1. Detroit's population decrease would have been even more drastic but for an influx of white and Negro workers from the South.
  2. Click on the View menu in Netscape and scroll down to either Increase Font or Decrease Font.
  3. Perhaps it should be called a decrease-fire.

News

  1. rue21 Stock Sees Short Interest Decrease By 42.4%

    The most recent short interest data has been released by the NASDAQ for the 05/31/2013 settlement date, which shows a 1,240,890 share decrease in total short interest for rue21, inc. (NASD: RUE), to 1,686,813, a decrease of 42.38% since 05/15/2013. Total short interest is just one way to look at short data; another metric that we here at Dividend Channel find particularly useful is the "days to ...
    on June 14, 2013     Source: Forbes

  2. Saks Stock Sees Short Interest Decrease By 20%

    The most recent short interest data has been released by the NASDAQ for the 05/31/2013 settlement date, which shows a 4,684,544 share decrease in total short interest for Saks, Inc. (NYSE: SKS), to 18,674,032, a decrease of 20.05% since 05/15/2013. Total short interest is just one way to look at short data; another metric that we here at Dividend Channel find particularly useful is the "days to ...
    on June 14, 2013     Source: Forbes

  3. Smithfield Foods Stock Sees Short Interest Decrease By 22.8%

    The most recent short interest data has been released by the NASDAQ for the 05/31/2013 settlement date, which shows a 2,286,766 share decrease in total short interest for Smithfield Foods, Inc. (NYSE: SFD), to 7,755,090, a decrease of 22.77% since 05/15/2013. Total short interest is just one way to look at short data; another metric that we here at Dividend Channel find particularly useful is ...
    on June 14, 2013     Source: Forbes

Quotes

  1. "They [the Israelis] will not tolerate an Iranian bomb. We know that, all of us. So that is an additional risk and that is why we must decrease the tension and solve the problem. Hopefully we are going to stop this race to a confrontation," said...
    on Oct 25, 2009 By: Bernard Kouchner Source: Telegraph.co.uk

  2. "I consider possible that the Governing Council will decrease interest rates once again at its next meeting on Nov. 6. It is not a certainty, it is a possibility," Trichet said in a speech at a banking conference in Madrid. "New information...
    on Oct 27, 2008 By: Jean-Claude Trichet Source: Reuters

  3. "It has become clear that my call has gone largely unanswered.......... I have had no choice but to decrease the total budget" for running ad campaigns on behalf of GOP Senate candidates, Ensign said.
    on Aug 22, 2008 By: John Ensign Source: MiamiHerald.com

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