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  Definition of Reduction
  1. the act of reducing complexity
  2. the act of decreasing or reducing something
  3. any process in which electrons are added to an atom or ion (as by removing oxygen or adding hydrogen); always occurs accompanied by oxidation of the reducing agent
Similar Words: simplification, decrease, diminution, step-down, reducing

 

Hyponyms: schematization, schematisation, cut, moderation, lowering, cutback, devaluation, devitalization, devitalisation, extenuation, mitigation, palliation, easing, easement, alleviation, relief, de-escalation, minimization, minimisation, depletion, shortening, shrinking, subtraction, deduction, deflation, discount, price reduction, rollback, weakening, depreciation, contraction, reverse split, reverse stock split, split down, amortization, amortisation, declassification, tax shelter, shelter, tax credit

 

Derivational Morphology: simplify, reduce, de-escalate, weaken, step down, shrink, scale down, cut down, cut back, trim, trim down, trim back, cut, bring down, decrease, diminish, lessen, fall, deoxidize, deoxidise

 

Anagrams: introduce

 

 
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