• 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: 9

reduce 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: 11

reduce is a valid Words With Friends word