[v] take off weight
[v] lessen the strength or flavor of a solution or mixture; "cut bourbon"
[v] narrow or limit; "reduce the influx of foreigners"
[v] cook until very little liquid is left, as of sauces; "The cook reduced the sauce by boiling it for a long time"
[v] be cooked until very little is left; as of sauces; "The sauce should reduce to one cup"
[v] be the essential element; "The proposal boils down to a compromise"
[v] remove oxygen from a compound, in chemistry
[v] make smaller; "reduce an image"
[v] reduce in size; reduce physically; "Hot water will shrink the sweater"; "Can you shrink this image?"
[v] make less complex; "reduce a problem to a single question"
[v] reduce in scope while retaining essential elements; "The manuscript must be shortened"
[v] cut down on; make a reduction in; "reduce your daily fat intake"; "The employer wants to cut back health benefits"
[v] reposition back to its normal site, as of a broken bone, in surgery
[v] undergo meiosis; "The cells reduce"
[v] lower in grade or rank or force somebody into an undignified situation; "She reduced her niece to a servant"
[v] simplify the form of a mathematical equation of expression by substituting one term for another
[v] lessen; "reduced standard of living"
[v] bring to humbler or weaker state or condition; "He reduced the population to slavery"
[v] 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"
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abridge, boil down, bring down, come down, concentrate, cut, cut back, cut down, decoct, deoxidise, deoxidize, dilute, foreshorten, keep down, lose weight, melt off, quash, repress, scale down, shorten, slenderize, slim, slim down, subdue, subjugate, thin