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To help you avoid using the same word too repetitively, redundantly, recurrently, incessantly, etc., etc.

Why synonyms can be useful

Your writing can sound boring if you continually keep repeating the same words. When you create sentences, you can make them more interesting by using words that mean the same as the word you are speaking about. This allows you to add flavor to your writing.

In order to make language a lot more expressive and interesting you should try to vary the words you use as often as you can.

Synonyms for (verb) reduce

Synonyms: reduce, slenderize, slim, slim down, thin, melt off, lose weight Definition: take off weight

Hypernyms: turn, change state Definition: undergo a transformation or a change of position or action Usage: We turned from Socialism to Capitalism; The people turned against the President when he stole the election

Synonyms: dilute, cut, reduce, thin, thin out Definition: lessen the strength or flavor of a solution or mixture Usage: cut bourbon

Hypernyms: weaken Definition: lessen the strength of Usage: The fever weakened his body

Synonyms: tighten, reduce Definition: narrow or limit Usage: reduce the influx of foreigners

Hypernyms: restrain, restrict, confine, bound, limit, trammel, throttle Definition: place limits on (extent or access) Usage: restrict the use of this parking lot; limit the time you can spend with your friends

Synonyms: reduce, boil down, concentrate Definition: cook until very little liquid is left Usage: The cook reduced the sauce by boiling it for a long time

Hypernyms: lessen, minify, decrease Definition: make smaller Usage: He decreased his staff

Synonyms: concentrate, decoct, boil down, reduce Definition: be cooked until very little liquid is left Usage: The sauce should reduce to one cup

Hypernyms: fall, lessen, diminish, decrease Definition: decrease in size, extent, or range Usage: The amount of homework decreased towards the end of the semester; The cabin pressure fell dramatically; her weight fell to under a hundred pounds; his voice fell to a whisper

Synonyms: reduce, boil down, come down Definition: be the essential element Usage: The proposal boils down to a compromise

Hypernyms: become, turn Definition: undergo a change or development Usage: The water turned into ice; Her former friend became her worst enemy; He turned traitor

Synonyms: reduce, deoxidise, deoxidize Definition: 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

Hypernyms: change Definition: undergo a change; become different in essence; losing one's or its original nature Usage: She changed completely as she grew older; The weather changed last night

Synonyms: reduce, scale down Definition: make smaller Usage: reduce an image

Hypernyms: shrink, reduce Definition: reduce in size; reduce physically Usage: Hot water will shrink the sweater; Can you shrink this image?

Synonyms: shrink, reduce Definition: reduce in size; reduce physically Usage: Hot water will shrink the sweater; Can you shrink this image?

Hypernyms: lessen, minify, decrease Definition: make smaller Usage: He decreased his staff

Synonyms: reduce Definition: make less complex Usage: reduce a problem to a single question

Hypernyms: simplify Definition: make simpler or easier or reduce in complexity or extent Usage: We had to simplify the instructions; this move will simplify our lives

Synonyms: abbreviate, abridge, contract, cut, reduce, foreshorten, shorten Definition: reduce in scope while retaining essential elements Usage: The manuscript must be shortened

Hypernyms: lessen, minify, decrease Definition: make smaller Usage: He decreased his staff

Synonyms: cut, cut back, cut down, bring down, trim, trim back, trim down, reduce Definition: cut down on; make a reduction in Usage: reduce your daily fat intake; The employer wants to cut back health benefits

Hypernyms: lessen, minify, decrease Definition: make smaller Usage: He decreased his staff

Synonyms: reduce Definition: destress and thus weaken a sound when pronouncing it

Hypernyms: de-emphasise, de-emphasize, destress Definition: reduce the emphasis

Synonyms: reduce Definition: reposition (a broken bone after surgery) back to its normal site

Hypernyms: reposition Definition: place into another position

Synonyms: reduce Definition: undergo meiosis Usage: The cells reduce

Hypernyms: divide, separate, part Definition: come apart Usage: The two pieces that we had glued separated

Synonyms: reduce Definition: lower in grade or rank or force somebody into an undignified situation Usage: She reduced her niece to a servant

Hypernyms: put down, take down, degrade, demean, disgrace Definition: reduce in worth or character, usually verbally Usage: She tends to put down younger women colleagues; His critics took him down after the lecture

Synonyms: reduce Definition: simplify the form of a mathematical equation of expression by substituting one term for another

Hypernyms: exchange, replace, interchange, substitute Definition: put in the place of another; switch seemingly equivalent items Usage: the con artist replaced the original with a fake Rembrandt; substitute regular milk with fat-free milk; synonyms can be interchanged without a changing the context's meaning

Synonyms: reduce Definition: lessen and make more modest Usage: reduce one's standard of living

Hypernyms: impoverish Definition: make poor

Synonyms: reduce Definition: bring to humbler or weaker state or condition Usage: He reduced the population to slavery

Hypernyms: demote, kick downstairs, relegate, break, bump Definition: assign to a lower position; reduce in rank Usage: She was demoted because she always speaks up; He was broken down to Sergeant

Synonyms: subdue, subjugate, quash, reduce, repress, keep down Definition: put down by force or intimidation Usage: The government quashes any attempt of an uprising; China keeps down her dissidents very efficiently; The rich landowners subjugated the peasants working the land

Hypernyms: crush, suppress, oppress Definition: come down on or keep down by unjust use of one's authority Usage: The government oppresses political activists