decline
verb

to fall slowly or decrease

Examples

"Saudi oil production has declined by three quarters to around 2.5m barrels a day" [Economist]

"...this gives an average monthly decline of 2.15 per cent during the period" [Business Times (Lagos)]

"...share prices disclosed a weak tendency right from the onset of business and declined further, showing losses over a broad front" [The Hindu]

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