What are some opposite words for expansion?

Antonyms for expansion
ɪkˈspæn ʃənex·pan·sion

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  1. expansionnoun

    Antonyms:
    contraction

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  1. expansion, enlargementnoun

    the act of increasing (something) in size or volume or quantity or scope

    Antonyms:
    contraction

    Synonyms:
    elaboration, blowup, magnification, expanding upon, enlargement

  2. expansionnoun

    a function expressed as a sum or product of terms

    "the expansion of (a+b)^2 is a^2 + 2ab + b^2"

    Antonyms:
    contraction

    Synonyms:
    elaboration, expanding upon, enlargement

  3. expansion, enlargement, elaborationnoun

    a discussion that provides additional information

    Antonyms:
    contraction

    Synonyms:
    intricacy, elaborateness, elaboration, enlargement, magnification, blowup, amplification, involution, expanding upon, refinement, working out

  4. expansion, expanding uponnoun

    adding information or detail

    Antonyms:
    contraction

    Synonyms:
    elaboration, expanding upon, enlargement

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  1. expansionnoun

    Synonyms:
    dilation, distension, enlargement

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  1. abatement

    to increase rather than reduce.

    the rapid expansion of suburban washington.

    Submitted by JP03 on October 29, 2015  
  2. recession

    in economcs a recession is a contraction of economic activity. the opposite is therefore expansion. expansion of the economy is ofter used as a term by politicians

    Submitted by Wbrooks55 on March 8, 2021  
  3. synopsis

    Submitted by anonymous on December 22, 2020  

How to use expansion in a sentence?

  1. Ro Khanna:

    Expanding Medicare is something that we ought to be committed to as a party, obviously there's some of us who believe in Medicare-for-all ... but even if we are disagreeing on the specifics, we can agree that expansion is important.I'm hopeful that that will all be tackled in a third proposal.

  2. Yuyun Indradi:

    Those big scale companies are also eager to expand their operations into the adjacent peatland, whether they deliberately set the fire, or they can also ask people in the communities around their areas to burn the land, that's also a possibility. And then at the end, those burned areas are proposed as the expansion of their plantation.

  3. James Orlando:

    We do not think it (fiscal stimulus) will be overly beneficial for the U.S. economy, when we look at long-term cycles, we want the government to be reducing deficits during expansion time periods so that they actually have more ammunition to fend off the next recession.

  4. Fiat Chrysler -LRB- FCA -RRB-:

    After 7 years of global auto expansion - and unprecedented NAFTA returns - FCA has done too little to insure itself against a downturn in our view. As the end of a lease driven bubble approaches, and M&A optionality fades, FCA looks out of time.

  5. Alan Song:

    Chinese entrepreneurs and investors must understand that the age of reckless capital expansion is over, a new era that prioritises fairness over efficiency has begun.

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