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Synonyms for reduce

Synonyms for reduce

to make short or shorter the duration or extent of

to lower in rank or grade

to lose body weight, as by dieting

Synonyms for reduce

make less complex

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bring to humbler or weaker state or condition

simplify the form of a mathematical equation of expression by substituting one term for another

lower in grade or rank or force somebody into an undignified situation

be the essential element

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lessen and make more modest

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make smaller


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to remove oxygen from a compound, or cause to react with hydrogen or form a hydride, or to undergo an increase in the number of electrons

put down by force or intimidation

undergo meiosis

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reposition (a broken bone after surgery) back to its normal site

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destress and thus weaken a sound when pronouncing it

be cooked until very little liquid is left

cook until very little liquid is left

lessen the strength or flavor of a solution or mixture

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Capital projects that include the installation or replacement of a boiler at an estimated cost of $2,000,000 or more must be designed to reduce energy cost by a minimum of ten percent.
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The EPA began the Clean School Bus USA program in 2003 to reduce children's exposure to diesel exhaust and to reduce the amount of air pollution created by diesel school buses.
Investing in technology may pay off in the short term with energy savings, but efforts to reduce GHGs will become more and more costly as companies hit the "technology wall," he says.
Different approaches are being used to reduce the noise produced by exhaust leaving the engine.
The desired method used to reduce or eliminate expansion defects is the addition of cellulose into the green sand.
We found that even widely deployed high-efficacy (50%-90%) pre- or postexposure vaccines are only likely to reduce the number of TB cases by one third.
SAN-based data replication can provide an instant backup copy on local disk for DR, and effectively reduce your backup window to zero.
These are benefits that reduce, defer or avoid increases in future potential expenditures.
HyperRoll's unique aggregation technology dramatically reduces dependency on CPU-intensive functions, which in turn decreases customers' need for additional CPUs.
Today's business owner can also benefit from the new tax laws in an effort to reduce his or her taxes.
As your adjusted gross income (AGI) increases, the new provisions reduce the amount of your exemptions and deductions, thereby increasing taxable income.
In the United States, many areas will need to reduce multiple air pollutants in order to comply with health-based air quality standards.
Under the new law, construction and major renovation projects that cost $12 million or more must reduce energy use by 20% beyond what is required under the State Energy Code, and non-school construction projects costing $30 million or more must reduce energy use by 25%.
Finally, special labeling can be included on the packaging or the clothing itself to reduce confusion and greatly simplify installation.