decreased decreased  /dɪ ˈkrist/

Definition(s):

  • (adj) made less in size or amount or degree

Usage(s):

  1. In the third quarter, real GDP decreased 0.
  2. For both American men and women, the incidence of all cancers combined decreased 0.
  3. In fact, when female macaques groomed males, their services decreased sexual activity in males.

News

  1. California Is Only State Where Car Insurance Cost Fell, CFA Says

    California is the only U.S. state where the cost of auto insurance decreased over two decades through 2010, according to a consumer group that attributes the decline to a law that gave regulators more control over rates.
    on June 14, 2013     Source: Bloomberg

  2. Poll: Most Turks disapprove of Turkey's leadership

    ISTANBUL, Turkey, June 14 (UPI) -- The number of Turks who approve of their country's leadership decreased in 2012 from 2011, a possible indicator of current unrest, a Gallup poll indicated.
    on June 14, 2013     Source: UPI

  3. GW researcher finds association between finasteride and decreased levels of alcohol consumption

    ( George Washington University ) GW Researcher Michael Irwig published the first human study that shows an association between finasteride (Propecia) and decreased levels of alcohol consumption.
    on June 13, 2013     Source: EurekAlert!

Quotes

  1. "The fourth-quarter revenues decreased 15 per cent as the market continued to deteriorate and customers either reduced or deferred spending," Zafirovski stated. "However, strong operating performance focused on customers, costs and cash...
    on Mar 2, 2009 By: Mike Zafirovski Source: CTV.ca

  2. During the call, Balsillie told investors and analysts that RIM's market share continued to grow, and in first quarter, the US share "increased substantially and was more than double that of our nearest competitor, whose share decreased...
    on Jun 25, 2008 By: Jim Balsillie Source: CTV.ca

  3. "When I was elected president, inequality in America decreased," Clinton said. "We had six years of manufacturing job growth."
    on Sep 3, 2007 By: Hillary Rodham Clinton Source: Washington Post

Word of the Day
subordinate subordinate
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