Sinonimi di reduce
1 (verbo )
to weaken or lessenConsumption is being reduced by 25 per cent.
Keep immunisations up to date to lessen the risk of serious illness.
He has cut the play judiciously.
Output fell last year and is expected to contract further this year.
The new measures will lower the risk.
The stronger currency depressed sales.
The crisis has moderated somewhat.
Her opponents believe that her authority has been fatally weakened.
Federalism is intended to diminish the power of the central state.
decrease, , ,
The medication is said to decrease the risk of heart attack.
The day surgery will help to shorten waiting lists.
It was a clear attempt to dilute black voting power.
The bright sunshine was impairing my vision.
NATO plans to curtail the number of troops being sent to the region.
The celebrations had to be curtailed because of bad weather.
abate, , ,
a government programme to abate greenhouse gas emissions
I'm going to truncate the time I spend at work.
abridge, , ,
We don't abridge any of the stories we publish.
kennet (Australian, slang),
2 (verbo )
They wanted the army reduced to a police force.
He was degraded to a lower rank.
His superiors downgraded him.
If managers prove inefficient they should be demoted.
lower in rank,
The newspapers can make or break you.
the little car company that humbled the industry giants
His teacher continually humiliates him in maths lessons.
take down a peg (informal),
lower the status of
3 (verbo )
to bring by force or necessity to some state or actionHe was reduced to begging for a living.
4 (verbo )
to thicken (a sauce) by boiling away some of its liquidSimmer until mixture reduces.
Keep stirring until the sauce thickens.
Lower the heat and allow the omelette to set on the bottom.
The patient's blood refused to clot.
The compressed gas is cooled and condenses into a liquid.
The blood had started to congeal.
The blood coagulates to stop wounds bleeding.
5 (verbo )
to bring down or lowerCompanies should reduce prices today.
6 (verbo )
to slimIt's very difficult to reduce weight.
See in reduced circumstances
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in the sense of abate
to make or become less stronga government programme to abate greenhouse gas emissions
in the sense of abridge
to shorten a written work by taking out partsWe don't abridge any of the stories we publish.
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