on the decrease

Definition of on the decrease

  1. :  becoming less in size, amount, number, etc. :  decreasing The number of college applications is on the decrease.

Word by Word Definitions

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  1. :  to grow progressively less (as in size, amount, number, or intensity)

    :  to cause to decrease

  1. :  the process of growing progressively less (as in size, amount, number, or intensity) :  the process of decreasing

    :  an amount of diminution :  reduction


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