Definisi 'reduce'
English to English
verb
1 cut down on; make a reduction in
Example:
• reduce your daily fat intake
• The employer wants to cut back health benefits
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2 make less complex
Example:
• reduce a problem to a single question
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3 bring to humbler or weaker state or condition
Example:
• He reduced the population to slavery
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4 simplify the form of a mathematical equation of expression by substituting one term for another
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5 lower in grade or rank or force somebody into an undignified situation
Example:
• She reduced her niece to a servant
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6 be the essential element
Example:
• The proposal boils down to a compromise
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7 reduce in size; reduce physically
Example:
• Hot water will shrink the sweater
• Can you shrink this image?
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8 lessen and make more modest
Example:
• reduce one's standard of living
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9 make smaller
Example:
• reduce an image
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10 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
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11 narrow or limit
Example:
• reduce the influx of foreigners
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12 put down by force or intimidation
Example:
• The government quashes any attempt of an uprising
• China keeps down her dissidents very efficiently
• The rich landowners subjugated the peasants working the land
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13 undergo meiosis
Example:
• The cells reduce
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14 reposition (a broken bone after surgery) back to its normal site
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15 destress and thus weaken a sound when pronouncing it
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16 reduce in scope while retaining essential elements
Example:
• The manuscript must be shortened
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17 be cooked until very little liquid is left
Example:
• The sauce should reduce to one cup
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18 cook until very little liquid is left
Example:
• The cook reduced the sauce by boiling it for a long time
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19 lessen the strength or flavor of a solution or mixture
Example:
• cut bourbon
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20 take off weight
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21 To bring or lead back to any former place or condition.
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More Word(s)
reducing, reduction, reducer, reducing agent, reductant, oxidate, oxidise, oxidize, dilate, elaborate, blow up, dilution, cutting, thinning, diluent, gain, put on, contraction, abridgement, abridgment, capsule, condensation, decrease, contract, shrink, cookery, cooking, preparation, chemical science, linguistics, math, change state, turn, weaken, bound, confine,

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