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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: reduce in size; reduce physically; "Hot water will shrink the sweater"; "Can you shrink this image?"

verb: lessen and make more modest; "reduce one's standard of living"

verb: make smaller; "reduce an image"

verb: 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

verb: narrow or limit; "reduce the influx of foreigners"

verb: put down by force or intimidation; "The government quashes any attempt of an uprising"; "China keeps down her dissidents very efficiently"; "The rich landowners subjugated the peasants working the land"

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: reduce in scope while retaining essential elements; "The manuscript must be shortened"

verb: be cooked until very little liquid is left; "The sauce should reduce to one cup"

verb: cook until very little liquid is left; "The cook reduced the sauce by boiling it for a long time"

verb: lessen the strength or flavor of a solution or mixture; "cut bourbon"

verb: take off weight


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reduce

Length: 6 letters

Scrabble value: 9

Words with Friends value: 11

Literati value: 6

TWL (USA): Found

SOWPODS (UK): Found


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