Reduce synonyms

rĭ-do͝os', -dyo͝os'

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(Intransitive) Of a quantity, to become smaller.
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(Music) To reduce (a perfect or a minor interval) by a half step
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To defeat is defined as to beat someone at something or to prevent something from happening.
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To cut short or reduce:
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To lose or cause to lose weight, as by dieting or exercise.
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(Intransitive) To become sparse.
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To make less; to diminish; to reduce.
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To overcome by physical, mental, or moral force; get the better of; defeat
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(Intransitive) To reduce in quality or purity.
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To cause to be different:
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To diminish slowly and come to an end. Often used with out :
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(Slang) To raise (a price, a bet in poker, etc.)
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Used other than as an idiom: see cut,"Ž down.
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To overcome is to prevail in spite of adversity, to successfully solve a problem or defeat an opponent, or to be consumed with something.
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(Archaic) To lower; cast down
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Amount lost by decrease or waste
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A diminishing or being diminished; lessening; decrease
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(Archaic) To lower in position or rank.
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To sell or offer for sale at a reduced price:
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To cause to become greater in size, amount, degree, etc.; add to; augment
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To bring under control by physical force, persuasion, or other means; overcome:
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To bring low; to reduce the power, independence, or exaltation of; to lower; to abase; to humiliate.
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(Mathematics) The process of finding the minimum value of a function.
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To disrespect another; to put someone out of favor.
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To hurt the pride or dignity of by causing to be or seem foolish or contemptible; mortify
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A person whose affection or favor has been won
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(Linguistics) In certain languages, the inflection of nouns, pronouns, and adjectives with respect to categories such as case, number, and gender.
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An act of demoting; a lowering of rank or status
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Depreciation is defined as a reduction in the value of an asset that occurs over time as the asset gets older or as wear and tear occurs, or the decline of one currency in relation to others.
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A growing lesser; reduction or decrease.
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Mitigation is the process of making something less severe or less intense.
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(Linguistics) The process by which the meaning of a word becomes negative or disparaging over a period of time, as silly, from Middle English seely, “blessed, innocent,” has come to mean “showing a lack of good sense, frivolous.”
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(Chemistry) A decrease in positive valence or an increase in negative valence by the gaining of electrons.
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Subjugation is a state of being under control or secondary.
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To reduce in amount, size, or value. [First attested in 1325]
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The definition of abridge is to reduce or condense the size or scope.
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The definition of annihilate means to completely destroy.
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To allow by way of abatement or deduction.
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To decrease size or volume by concentration toward the essence.
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To check, restrain, or control (an impulse or activity, for example); rein in.
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To reduce, especially intentionally.
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To disparage the character or reputation of; defame
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To deplete is defined as to diminish or use up the supply of something.
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Depreciate is defined as to decline in value over a period of time, or to reduce the value of assets in accounting records.
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(Mathematics) To reduce (an equation) in a lower degree.
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To eat or cause to eat special or limited food, esp. for losing weight
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To dilute is defined as to make thinner or less intense by mixing with something else.
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To minimize the importance, value, or reputation of:
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(Intransitive) To decrease, shrink, diminish, reduce in size.
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To make or become extremely thin, especially as a result of starvation.
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The definition of impair is to hinder or weaken something.
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To bring persons or things to an equal level; equalize.
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To reduce the degree, intensity, strength, etc., of
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To make smaller or less significant; reduce.
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To represent as having the least degree of importance, value, or size:
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To pare is defined as to peel, reduce or remove by trimming off the outside.
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To lessen; diminish.
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To recede is to diminish or to move back.
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To estimate or measure the quantity of lumber in (logs or uncut trees).
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To reduce or diminish in amount, quantity, or extent; to lessen.
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To reduce drastically
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To keep from going quickly; to hinder the progress of.
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(Construed with to) To cause (someone or something) to undergo a particular experience, especially one that is unpleasant or unwanted.
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To cause to become subservient; subdue
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Thin means in a slender or narrow way.
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To remove the excess or unwanted parts from:
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To overcome or subdue (an emotion, for example); suppress:
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(Intransitive) To become weaker.
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To make larger; increase in size, volume, extent, etc.; broaden; expand
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To receive as a prize or reward for performance:
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To make strong or stronger; to add strength to; to increase the strength of; to fortify; to reinforce.
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To give vigor to; fill with energy; enliven
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To breed and care for to maturity:
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(Computing) to replace a program with a later version of itself, a version having a higher version number or marketed under a more recent product name
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Expand is defined as to increase in size, unfold or spread out.
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To cause to increase in extent.
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To allow (something) to develop or increase by a natural process:
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To flow off gradually
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To fall away or decline
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(Intransitive, of something intense) to lessen
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(Intransitive) To gradually subside or diminish; to tail off.
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(Intransitive) To diminish gradually.
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To make shorter; to shorten; to abridge; to shorten by ending sooner than planned. [First attested from around (1350 to 1470).]
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To destroy the strength, firmness, or consistency of.
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To lower the rank or status of something.
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To break something
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(Archaic) To bargain for
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To reduce in value.
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To lower or remove the value of something.
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To become or make less in price or value
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To lose body weight, as by dieting
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Beyond a given boundary, limit, or goal:
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Rise is defined as to wake up, stand up, go to a higher place or increase in amount.
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To become or make less in price or value
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(Archaic) To make fat; to fatten.
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take off weight
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(Intransitive) to become less heavy.
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To become slender
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To reduce one's weight; to become thinner.
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The definition of tighten is to make something more fixed in place, more constricted, or more snug.
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(Intransitive) Used other than as an idiom: see boil,"Ž down.
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(Intransitive) To focus one's thought or attention (on).
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To extract the essence, flavor, etc. of by boiling
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To reach a decision.
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To remove oxygen from (a compound); reduce.
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Alternative spelling of deoxidize.
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To reduce the cost of a process, or the amount spent on something
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(Intransitive) To become smaller; to contract.
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To shorten the lines of (an object) in a drawing or other representation so as to produce an illusion of projection or extension in space.
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To bring on; to incur; to acquire.
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(Intransitive with on) To reduce spending.
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cut down on; make a reduction in
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(Sports) To cause an opponent to fall after a tackle.
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To quell or suppress (an uprising)
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Not to vomit.
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To obtain a profit or advantage; benefit:
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To inflate or fill with air.
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To coat with oxide.
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Alternative spelling of oxidize.
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(Chiefly UK) Alternative form of abridgment.
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