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OTHER WORDS FROM reducednon·re·duced, adjectivequa·si-re·duced, adjectiveun·re·duced, adjective
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Definition for reduced (2 of 2)
verb (used with object), re·duced, re·duc·ing.
- to add electrons to.
- to deoxidize.
- to add hydrogen to.
- to change (a compound) so that the valence of the positive element is lower.
verb (used without object), re·duced, re·duc·ing.
Origin of reduce
SYNONYMS FOR reduce
OTHER WORDS FROM reducean·ti·re·duc·ing, adjective, nounnon·re·duc·ing, adjectiveo·ver·re·duce, verb, o·ver·re·duced, o·ver·re·duc·ing.
Example sentences from the Web for reduced
However, the Air Force is so strapped for people that the ratio has dropped below even that reduced level.Exclusive: U.S. Drone Fleet at ‘Breaking Point,’ Air Force Says|Dave Majumdar|January 5, 2015|DAILY BEAST
Continue to cook until the sauce has reduced by three quarters.Make Carla Hall’s Roasted Pork Loin With Cranberries|Carla Hall|December 24, 2014|DAILY BEAST
This leaves people with a history of anorexia and reduced bone density like me at high risk for fractures.
Last time Gazprom reduced staff was during the crises of 2008.
However, this has reduced consciousness of risk among young people, making the message of fear meaningless.
If the temperature is raised still higher, or the pressure is reduced, oxygen is given off and the oxide is once more formed.An Elementary Study of Chemistry|William McPherson
Pythagoras reduced the musical scale to a mathematical science.Little Journeys To The Homes Of Great Teachers|Elbert Hubbard
The bodily fatigue thus induced, especially when coupled with a reduced diet, is a reliable cure for undue sexual desires.The Soul of the Indian|[AKA Ohiyesa], Charles A. Eastman
The girls were not extravagantly provided for, but for example's sake he reduced their allowance by one-third.The Bramleighs Of Bishop's Folly|Charles James Lever
In her mind, then, it was all simplified and reduced to that.Daughter of the Sun|Jackson Gregory
British Dictionary definitions for reduced
verb (mainly tr)
- to undergo or cause to undergo a chemical reaction with hydrogen or formation of a hydride
- to lose or cause to lose oxygen atoms
- to undergo or cause to undergo an increase in the number of electronsCompare oxidize