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re·duce

 (rĭ-do͞os′, -dyo͞os′)
v. re·duced, re·duc·ing, re·duc·es
v.tr.
1. To bring down, as in extent, amount, or degree; diminish. See Synonyms at decrease.
2. To bring to a humbler, weaker, difficult, or forced state or condition; especially:
a. To gain control of; subject or conquer: "a design to reduce them under absolute despotism" (Declaration of Independence).
b. To subject to destruction: Enemy bombers reduced the city to rubble.
c. To bring to a specified undesirable state, as of weakness or helplessness: disease that reduced the patient to emaciation; teasing that reduced the child to tears.
d. To compel to desperate acts: The Depression reduced many to begging on street corners.
e. To lower in rank or grade; demote.
3. To thicken or intensify the flavor of (a sauce, for example) by slow boiling.
4. To lower the price of: The store has drastically reduced winter coats.
5. To decrease the viscosity of (paint, for example), as by adding a solvent.
6. To put in a simpler or more systematic form; simplify or codify: reduced her ideas to a collection of maxims.
7. To turn into powder; pulverize.
8. Chemistry
a. To decrease the valence of (an atom) by adding electrons.
b. To remove oxygen from (a compound).
c. To add hydrogen to (a compound).
d. To change to a metallic state by removing nonmetallic constituents; smelt.
9. Mathematics To simplify the form of (an expression, such as a fraction) without changing the value.
10. Medicine To restore (a fractured or displaced body part) to a normal condition or position.
11. Linguistics To pronounce (a stressed vowel) as the unstressed version of that vowel or as schwa.
v.intr.
1. To become diminished.
2. To lose weight, as by dieting.
3. Biology To undergo meiosis.

[Middle English reducen, to bring back, from Old French reducier, from Latin redūcere : re-, re- + dūcere, to lead; see deuk- in Indo-European roots.]

re·duc′er n.
re·duc′i·bil′i·ty n.
re·duc′i·ble adj.
re·duc′i·bly adv.

reduced

(rɪˈdjuːst)
adj
(of a commodity) brought down in price
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.reduced - made less in size or amount or degree
2.reduced - well below normal (especially in price)
low - less than normal in degree or intensity or amount; "low prices"; "the reservoir is low"
Translations
gereduceerd

reduced

[rɪˈdjuːst] ADJ
1. (= lower) [numbers, cost, expenditure] → reducido; [price] → reducido, rebajado
at a reduced ratecon una tarifa reducida or rebajada, con rebaja or descuento
non-smokers have a reduced risk of heart diseaselos no fumadores tienen menos riesgo de contraer enfermedades cardíacas
I had to get used to living on a reduced incomeme tuve que acostumbrar a vivir con pocos ingresos
"reduced to clear"rebajas por liquidación
2. (= smaller) [size] → reducido
French troops will have a reduced role in the arealas tropas francesas desempeñarán un papel poco importante en la zona
on a reduced scalea escala reducida
3. (= straitened) to be living in reduced circumstances (frm, hum) → pasar necesidades or estrecheces

reduced

[rɪˈdjuːst] adj (= on sale) → réduit(e)
"greatly reduced prices" → "gros rabais"
at a reduced price [goods] → au rabais; [ticket] → à prix réduit

reduced

adj price, fareermäßigt, reduziert; prices also, goodsherabgesetzt, heruntergesetzt; scale, versionkleiner; risk, demand, threat, rolegeringer; circumstancesbeschränkt; the judge gave him a reduced sentence of five yearsder Richter verurteilte ihn zu einer verkürzten Haftstrafe von fünf Jahren; at a reduced pricezu einem ermäßigten or reduzierten Preis; “reduced” (on ticket) → „ermäßigt“; in reduced circumstancesin beschränkten (Lebens)umständen

reduced

[rɪˈdjuːst] adj (decreased) → ridotto/a
at a reduced price → a prezzo ribassato or ridotto
"greatly reduced prices" → "grandi ribassi"
in reduced circumstances → nelle ristrettezze
References in classic literature ?
Jo read till her eyes gave out and she was sick of books, got so fidgety that even good-natured Laurie had a quarrel with her, and so reduced in spirits that she desperately wished she had gone with Aunt March.
A placard near by announced that they had been reduced in price from two dollars and fifty cents to one dollar and ninety-eight cents; and a young girl who stood behind the counter asked her if she wished to examine their line of silk hosiery.
Erect, his stature surpassed that of his fellows; though seated, he appeared reduced within the ordinary limits of the race.
And actually reduced to take some menial employment," added Christie, still regarding Dick with her clear glance.
This rag of scarlet cloth -- for time, and wear, and a sacrilegious moth had reduced it to little other than a rag -- on careful examination, assumed the shape of a letter.
I had not yet reduced him to quite so vulgar a lie, and I felt proportionately ashamed.
The ship's company being reduced to but a handful, the captain called upon the Islanders to assist him in the laborious business of heaving down the ship to stop the leak.
so, deprived of one leg, and the strange ship of course being altogether unsupplied with the kindly invention, Ahab now found himself abjectly reduced to a clumsy landsman again; hopelessly eyeing the uncertain changeful height he could hardly hope to attain.
A few years since the annual charge for a cab license was very much reduced, and the difference between the six and seven days' cabs was abolished.
So the bail was reduced to three hundred dollars, and Harper went on it himself; he did not tell this to Jurgis, however--nor did he tell him that when the time for trial came it would be an easy matter for him to avoid the forfeiting of the bail, and pocket the three hundred dollars as his reward for the risk of offending Mike Scully
Yes, Tom, we must confess it, was rather proud of his honesty, poor fellow,--not having very much else to be proud of;--if he had belonged to some of the higher walks of society, he, perhaps, would never have been reduced to such straits.
This principle being admitted, the justice of every particular case of resistance is reduced to a computation of the quantity of the danger and grievance on the one side, and of the probability and expense of redressing it on the other.