Explicație reduce în Dicționarul Englez Englez

reduce

(ri'düs )

verb
take off weight
verb
lessen the strength or flavor of a solution or mixture
"cut bourbon"

verb
narrow or limit
"reduce the influx of foreigners"

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

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

verb
be the essential element
"The proposal boils down to a compromise"

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
make smaller
"reduce an image"

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

verb
make less complex
"reduce a problem to a single question"

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

verb
cut down on
make a reduction in
"reduce your daily fat intake"
"The employer wants to cut back health benefits"

verb
reposition (a broken bone after surgery) back to its normal site
verb
undergo meiosis
"The cells reduce"

verb
lower in grade or rank or force somebody into an undignified situation
"She reduced her niece to a servant"

verb
simplify the form of a mathematical equation of expression by substituting one term for another
verb
lessen and make more modest
"reduce one''s standard of living"

verb
bring to humbler or weaker state or condition
"He reduced the population to slavery"

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"




Antonime:
(verb) expand, elaborate, oxidize, dilate, expatiate, magnify, gain, expound, lucubrate, enlarge



Sinonime:
(verb) abbreviate, abridge, concentrate, contract, cut, dilute, foreshorten, quash, repress, shorten, shrink, slim, subdue, subjugate, thin, tighten, trim