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reduce
rɪ'duːs
Main
English Definition
(动) As a verb
  1. Take off weight.
  2. Lessen the strength or flavor of a solution or mixture.
  3. Narrow or limit.
  4. Cook until very little liquid is left.
  5. Be cooked until very little liquid is left.
  6. Be the essential element.
  7. 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.
  8. Make smaller.
  9. Reduce in size; reduce physically.
  10. Make less complex.
  11. Reduce in scope while retaining essential elements.
  12. Cut down on; make a reduction in.
  13. Destress and thus weaken a sound when pronouncing it.
  14. Reposition (a broken bone after surgery) back to its normal site.
  15. Undergo meiosis.
  16. Lower in grade or rank or force somebody into an undignified situation.
  17. Simplify the form of a mathematical equation of expression by substituting one term for another.
  18. Lessen and make more modest.
  19. Bring to humbler or weaker state or condition.
  20. Put down by force or intimidation.
Hyphenationre•duce
Part of Speech(动) verb
Matching Results
减少jiǎnshǎoto lessen; to decrease; to reduce; to lower
分解fēnjiěto resolve; to decompose; to break down
降低jiàngdīto reduce; to lower; to bring down
变为biànwéito change into
juānto reduce; to exploit
减小jiǎnxiǎoto reduce; to decrease; to diminish
减除jiǎnchúto reduce; to lessen (pain etc); to deduct (from taxes)
精减jīngjiǎnto reduce; to pare down; to streamline
扣减kòujiǎnto reduce
裁减cáijiǎnto reduce; to lessen; to cut down
缩小suōxiǎoto reduce; to decrease; to shrink
xuē, xuè (Tw)to pare; to reduce; to remove
缩减suōjiǎnto cut; to reduce
调降tiáojiàng(Tw) to lower (prices, interest rates etc); to reduce; to cut
𠊧bìngeven, together; to reduce, equalize
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