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reduce

re·duce

reduce

 
 
pronunciation:
rih dus
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part of speech: verb
inflections: reduced, reduces, reducing
definition: to make less in amount or size.
The teacher reduced the amount of homework this year. The store owner reduced some of the prices.
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antonyms:
extend, increase
similar words:
contract, cut down, narrow, shrink
derivations: reducible (adj.), reducibility (n.)
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