Crossword solutions & Synonyms for

12 October 2020 The Sun Cryptic

We have 3 answers for the crossword clue Decrease. We last saw the 'Decrease' clue in The Sun Cryptic on Monday, 12 October 2020.

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Definitions and usage

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  • The act of decreasing or reducing something
  • A change downward; "there was a decrease in his temperature as the fever subsided"; "there was a sharp drop-off in sales"
  • Decrease in size, extent, or range; "The amount of homework decreased towards the end of the semester"; "The cabin pressure fell dramatically"; "her weight fell to under a hundred pounds"; "his voice fell to a whisper"
  • The amount by which something decreases
  • A process of becoming smaller or shorter
  • Make smaller; "He decreased his staff"

Crossword Answers

4 Letters


The act of dropping something; "they expected the drop would be successful"

6 Letters


Take off weight

7 Letters


Diminish in size or intensity

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