Synonyms for shrinkage

Synonyms for (noun) shrinkage

Synonyms: shoplifting, shrinkage

Definition: the act of stealing goods that are on display in a store

Usage: shrinkage is the retail trade's euphemism for shoplifting

Similar words: theft, thievery, thieving, stealing, larceny

Definition: the act of taking something from someone unlawfully

Usage: the thieving is awful at Kennedy International

Synonyms: shrinkage

Definition: the amount by which something shrinks

Similar words: decrease, decrement

Definition: the amount by which something decreases

Synonyms: shrinkage, shrinking

Definition: process or result of becoming less or smaller

Usage: the material lost 2 inches per yard in shrinkage

Similar words: decrease, drop-off, lessening

Definition: a change downward

Usage: there was a decrease in his temperature as the fever subsided; there was a sharp drop-off in sales

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