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Reduce

Pronunciation of Reduce
/ɹɪdjˈuːs/, /ɹɪdjˈuːs/, /ɹ_ɪ_d_j_ˈuː_s/

Antonyms for reduce:

enhance, enlarge, develop, improve, expand, strengthen, promote, lengthen, prolong, increase, extend, amplify.

Synonyms for reduce:

Sense 1

peter, dampen, neuter, qualify, scale back, grind away at, succeed, chop, emasculate, eliminate, demote, whittle down, nibble away at, winnow down, roll back, top-slice, lop off, narrow down, whittle away, chip away.

Sense 2

quell, shave off, cut into, wane, weaken, undercut, tone down, fatten, commute, undermine, impair.

Sense 3

halve, slice, wear down, encroach, damp, knock off, rebate.

Sense 4

blunt, temper.

Sense 5

take in, take up, mute.

Sense 6

dwarf, bleed, bump, size.

Sense 7

shake.

Sense 8

dim, slow, bust.

Sense 9

balance.

Sense 19

break, mark.

cheapen

mark down.

crunch

munch.

curtail

roll back.

cut short

clip.

decrease

peter, taper, slacken, wear down, narrow down.

demote

Disrate.

disassemble

apart.

economize

cut back.

lighten

lighten.

lose weight

slim.

lower

lower, push down.

moderate

tone down.

shorten

abbreviate, elide.

Sense 2 (noun)

defeat.

Sense 3 (noun)

dwarf, scale back, demote.

Sense 7 (noun)

write down.

reduce (noun)

dilute, scale down, cut back, subdue, boil down, tighten, cut down, slim, slim down, bring down, thin out, quash, subjugate, trim back, decoct, shorten, abridge, trim, slenderize, melt off, come down, thin, repress, foreshorten, lose weight, concentrate, deoxidise, trim down, keep down, deoxidize, cut.

alleviate (verb)

mitigate, moderate, relieve, palliate, allay, soothe, ease, alleviate, assuage.

cheapen (verb)

slash, cheapen, devaluate, degrade, belittle, devalue, mark down, debase.

curtail (verb)

shorten, curtail, discontinue, diminish, abbreviate, fragment, minimize, decrease.

defeat (verb)

overcome, subdue, subjugate, master, conquer, undermine, overpower.

destroy (verb)

raze.

detract (verb)

depreciate, decry, defame, derogate, discount, detract, disparage, abrade, cast aspersion, malign.

dilute (verb)

dilute, thin, attenuate.

diminish (verb)

decrement, deflate, concentrate, deplete, weed, crop, condense, erode, cull, taper, shear, pare, lessen, lighten, prune, dwindle, drain, clip, trim, downgrade, compact, bob, truncate, contract, abridge, shrink, shave, nip, compress.

discount (verb)

undersell.

humble, humiliate (verb)

bust, demote, downgrade, bump, abase, Disrate, degrade.

lighten (verb)

unload.

loosen (verb)

slacken.

make less; decrease (verb)

depreciate, cheapen, mark down, cut, deflate, dilute, discount, slash, diminish, moderate, slim, depress, break, contract, abate, curtail, shorten, lose weight, shave, dwindle, truncate, lower, rebate, taper, cut back, roll back, abridge, trim, debase, drain, clip, cut down, chop, weaken, pare, tone down, impair, lessen, scale down.

simplify (verb)

factor, refine, simplify, elucidate, clarify, strip, purify.

subtract (verb)

delete, elide, lower, deduct, cut, subtract, dock.

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