To reduce is to make something smaller or to become or feel smaller, or forcing someone into a less desirable position.
To acquire or incur:
To reduce in force, efficacy, or intensity.
To reduce in scope, extent, etc.; shorten
To shorten or reduce:
To put pressure or bring influence to bear upon (someone) to do a certain thing, as to pay money, etc.
To reduce drastically
To reduce to fundamental parts.
Shrink is defined as to become less, reduce or make smaller.
To reduce or diminish by removing what is unnecessary
To fill up with items:
To epitomize is defined as to be an example of something.
(Music) To reduce (a perfect or minor interval) by a semitone.
To distribute or arrange methodically; to work over and classify; to reduce to portions for ready use or application.
To cut short; reduce; abridge
To make more dense or compact; reduce the volume of; compress
To increase the strength, density, or intensity of
To cut off the edge of:
(Electronics) To increase the strength of (an electrical signal) by means of an amplifier
Increase is defined as to become bigger or greater.
To become larger; increase in size, extent, etc.; expand
To become or cause to become less or smaller, as in number, amount, or intensity.
Into or in a long position, as of a commodity market.
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