Definitions For Reduce


  • Take off weight
  • Lessen the strength or flavor of a solution or mixture
  • Narrow or limit
  • Cook until very little liquid is left
  • Be cooked until very little liquid is left
  • Be the essential element
  • 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
  • Make smaller
  • Reduce in size; reduce physically
  • Make less complex
  • Reduce in scope while retaining essential elements
  • Cut down on; make a reduction in
  • Destress and thus weaken a sound when pronouncing it
  • Reposition (a broken bone after surgery) back to its normal site
  • Undergo meiosis
  • Lower in grade or rank or force somebody into an undignified situation
  • Simplify the form of a mathematical equation of expression by substituting one term for another
  • Lessen and make more modest
  • Bring to humbler or weaker state or condition
  • Put down by force or intimidation
  • To make (something) smaller in size, amount, number, etc.
  • To cause (someone) to be in a specified state or condition
  • To cause (something) to be in a specified form by breaking it, burning it, etc.

Is Reduce a Scrabble Word?

Words With Friends YES
Scrabble US YES
Scrabble UK YES
English International (SOWPODS) YES
Scrabble Global YES
Enable1 Dictionary YES

Points in Different Games

Words with Friends

The word Reduce is worth 9 points in Scrabble and 11 points in Words with Friends

Examples of Reduce in a Sentence

  • The medicine reduces the risk of infection.
  • We are trying to reduce our debt.
  • Stricter speed limit enforcement has reduced the number of car accidents.

Synonyms for Reduce

Antonyms for Reduce

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