The English verb 'decrease' is pronounced as [di:kr'i:s].
Related to: regular verbs.
3 forms of verb decrease: Infinitive (decrease), Past Simple - (decreased), Past Participle - (decreased).
Here are the past tense forms of the verb decrease
👉 Forms of verb decrease in future and past simple and past participle.
❓ What is the past tense of decrease.
Decrease: Past, Present, and Participle Forms
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What are the 2nd and 3rd forms of the verb decrease?
🎓 What are the past simple, future simple, present perfect, past perfect, and future perfect forms of the base form (infinitive) 'decrease'?
Learn the three forms of the English verb 'decrease'
- the first form (V1) is 'decrease' used in present simple and future simple tenses.
- the second form (V2) is 'decreased' used in past simple tense.
- the third form (V3) is 'decreased' used in present perfect and past perfect tenses.
What are the past tense and past participle of decrease?
The past tense and past participle of decrease are: decrease in past simple is decreased, and past participle is decreased.
What is the past tense of decrease?
The past tense of the verb "decrease" is "decreased", and the past participle is "decreased".
Past simple — decrease in past simple decreased
Future simple — decrease in future simple is decrease (will + V1).
Present Perfect — decrease in present perfect tense is decreased (have/has + V3).
Past Perfect — decrease in past perfect tense is decreased (had + V3).
decrease regular or irregular verb?
👉 Is 'decrease' a regular or irregular verb? The verb 'decrease' is regular verb.
Examples of Verb decrease in Sentences
- This method of action greatly decreases the time it takes to make decisions. (Present Simple)
- Expenditures will have to be decreased by 1.13 trillion rubles. (Future Simple)
- Nevertheless, the number of those who want easy profits is not too decreased. (Present Simple)
- Then this abundance began to gradually decrease and disappear. (Past Simple)
- However, this tendency tends to gradually decrease. (Present Simple)
- When it comes to the most mediocre party, however, your enthusiasm quickly decreases. (Present Simple)
- My hopes were already beginning to decrease. (Past Simple)
- The interest in medieval Russian art has never decreased (Present Perfect)
- The day passed the halfway point, and the heat slowly began to decrease. (Past Simple)
- Even when the sun goes down and the temperature slowly decreases, I do not feel better. (Present Simple)