- cut down on; make a reduction in;
- "reduce your daily fat intake"
- make less complex;
- "reduce a problem to a single question"
- bring to humbler or weaker state or condition;
- "He reduced the population to slavery"
- 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;
- "She reduced her niece to a servant"
- be the essential element;
- reduce in size; reduce physically;
- lessen and make more modest;
- "reduce one's standard of living"
- make smaller;
- "reduce an image"
- 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
- narrow or limit;
- "reduce the influx of foreigners"
- put down by force or intimidation;
- undergo meiosis;
- "The cells reduce"
- reposition (a broken bone after surgery) back to its normal site
- destress and thus weaken a sound when pronouncing it
- reduce in scope while retaining essential elements;
- be cooked until very little liquid is left;
- "The sauce should reduce to one cup"
- cook until very little liquid is left;
- "The cook reduced the sauce by boiling it for a long time"
- lessen the strength or flavor of a solution or mixture;
- take off weight
- REDUCE v -DUCED, -DUCING, -DUCES to diminish
Scrabble Score: 9reduce is a valid Scrabble (US) TWL word
reduce is a valid Scrabble Word in Merriam-Webster MW Dictionary
reduce is a valid Scrabble Word in International Collins CSW Dictionary
Words With Friends Score: 11reduce is a valid Words With Friends word