Synonyms for reduction

Synonyms for (noun) reduction

Synonyms: reduction, simplification

Definition: the act of reducing complexity

Similar words: change

Definition: the action of changing something

Usage: the change of government had no impact on the economy; his change on abortion cost him the election


Synonyms: decrease, diminution, reduction, step-down

Definition: the act of decreasing or reducing something

Similar words: change of magnitude

Definition: the act of changing the amount or size of something


Synonyms: reducing, reduction

Definition: 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: chemical reaction, reaction

Definition: (chemistry) a process in which one or more substances are changed into others

Usage: there was a chemical reaction of the lime with the ground water