Definitions of decreasing

  1. becoming less or smaller
  2. Music.

Usage examples for decreasing

  1. This remark was made by Norman, who knew that, as they proceeded northward, the trees would be found decreasing in size until they would appear like garden shrubbery. – Popular Adventure Tales by Mayne Reid
  2. This practice of plucking live geese is decreasing and is much less common than formerly. – Ducks and Geese by Harry M. Lamon Rob R. Slocum
  3. Both the freemen and the slaves by 1086 were rapidly decreasing in number. – A Short History of English Agriculture by W. H. R. Curtler
  4. The distance lessened perceptibly, but he contemplated the decreasing interval without joy, for all that she was of an appreciable weight. – The Brass Bowl by Louis Joseph Vance