To reduce is to make something smaller or to become or feel smaller, or forcing someone into a less desirable position.
To reduce in standing or respect.
To decrease gradually in size, number, strength, or intensity:
To reduce the intensity or severity of; retard; abate; moderate
To have its symptoms lessen or disappear
To become ensnared or entrapped; to be worse off than before.
To weaken or lessen; decline
To reduce the strain, tension, or pressure of or on; loosen; slacken
Off is defined as to be less than.
Toward or at a low or lower point on a scale:
(Music) To reduce (a perfect or minor interval) by a semitone.
(Grammar) To inflect (a noun, a pronoun, or an adjective) for number and case.
To become less; decrease:
To become or cause to become less or smaller, as in number, amount, or intensity.
To lessen; diminish
(Rare) To reduce; lessen
(Only used in the phrase peter out) To dwindle; to trail off; to diminish to nothing
To make or become weak or weaker
To make void or of no validity; invalidate:
To reduce the value or quality of; impair or spoil:
So as to fall behind the correct time or rate:
To reduce in intensity; slacken:
To recede is to diminish or to move back.
To put an end to or destroy:
To fail or neglect to do (something):
To make invalid; deprive of legal force
To stop for a time; cease at intervals; make or be intermittent; discontinue
To take one thing from another; remove from; make smaller by some amount.
To do away with; put an end to
To lessen or reduce:
To take away; deduct.
To leave out of account; to take no notice of.
(Intransitive) To increase in value or standing.
To return to use, currency, activity, or notice:
(Electronics) To increase the strength of (an electrical signal) by means of an amplifier
To prolong is to make something last longer.
To improve electronically the quality or clarity of (a photograph or other image) as by means of a computer
To increase the contrast of (a photographic image).
To increase or have the power to increase the size or volume of an image or a sound.
To become larger; increase in size, extent, etc.; expand
Increase is defined as to become bigger or greater.
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