Usage examples for decreased

  1. At the same time, our hopes of escaping him decreased. – Old Jack by W.H.G. Kingston
  2. At last her horse had had enough, and his gallop decreased to a trot, his trot to a walk. – Burning Sands by Arthur Weigall
  3. His astonishment grew, rather than decreased. – The Breaking Point by Mary Roberts Rinehart
  4. The fact that the moisture is decreased when oil is used may also account for the decreased quantity of oil given in the recipe for pastry. – School and Home Cooking by Carlotta C. Greer