reduce

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  • Members of families with three children serve a reduced time of six months.
  • Historical circumstances alone reduce the window of opportunity only to within several hundred years.
  • However, beauty cannot be reduced to any more basic set of features.
  • By the time the Spanish arrived, they had been reduced in number and territory.
  • It was expected that this share would be reduced further during the decade.
  • Some suggested various industrial activities around the Dead Sea might need to be reduced.
  • In addition, the height of the keep was reduced in half.
  • But his sentence was later reduced to ten years with hard labour.
  • The navy was to be similarly reduced, and no military aircraft were allowed.
  • This also reduces the size and number of power lines that must be constructed.
  • Once made, however, the pass line bet can not be taken down or reduced.
  • This significantly reduced the number of channels available at each site in real-world systems.
  • Thus, digital control systems do their best to reduce the cost of flights.
  • Many industrial and municipal sources have since then been greatly reduced.
  • They can reduce the quality of life for patients in addition to being expensive.
  • This long term deal ended after the company started to reduce its manufacturing operations in Scotland.
  • Nearly all trick-taking techniques in bridge can be reduced to one of these four methods.
  • This last activity however reduced rather than augmented the scientific value of the original material.
  • By reducing detail in one direction more than another, these effects can be reduced.
  • By reducing detail in one direction more than another, these effects can be reduced.
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Meaning of reduce

  • verb Cut down on; make a reduction in
    reduce your daily fat intake, The employer wants to cut back health benefits
  • verb Make less complex
    reduce a problem to a single question
  • verb Bring to humbler or weaker state or condition
    He reduced the population to slavery
  • verb Simplify the form of a mathematical equation of expression by substituting one term for another
  • verb Lower in grade or rank or force somebody into an undignified situation
    She reduced her niece to a servant
  • verb Be the essential element
    The proposal boils down to a compromise
  • verb Lessen and make more modest
    reduce one's standard of living
  • verb Make smaller
    reduce an image
  • verb Narrow or limit
    reduce the influx of foreigners
  • verb Undergo meiosis
    The cells reduce
  • verb Reposition (a broken bone after surgery) back to its normal site
  • verb Destress and thus weaken a sound when pronouncing it
  • verb Cook until very little liquid is left
    The cook reduced the sauce by boiling it for a long time
  • verb Take off weight