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Synonyms for reduction
rɪˈdʌk ʃən

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. decrease, diminution, reduction, step-down(noun)

    the act of decreasing or reducing something

    Synonyms:
    reducing, lessening, simplification, decrease, decrement, drop-off, step-down, decline, diminution

  2. reduction, reducing(noun)

    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

    Synonyms:
    simplification, decrease, reducing, step-down, diminution

  3. reduction, simplification(noun)

    the act of reducing complexity

    Synonyms:
    simplification, decrease, reducing, step-down, diminution

Wiktionary

  1. reduction(noun)

    Antonyms:
    promotion, increase, elevation, oxidation, expansion

  2. reduction(noun)

    Antonyms:
    oxidation, promotion, increase, expansion, elevation

  3. reduction(noun)

    A 5% reduction in robberies

    Antonyms:
    increase, oxidation, promotion, elevation, expansion

  4. reduction(noun)

    Antonyms:
    promotion, elevation, oxidation, expansion, increase

  5. reduction(noun)

    Antonyms:
    promotion, increase, expansion, oxidation, elevation

  6. reduction(noun)

    Antonyms:
    promotion, elevation, increase, expansion, oxidation

  7. reduction(noun)

    Antonyms:
    increase, oxidation, elevation, expansion, promotion

  8. reduction(noun)

    Antonyms:
    expansion, oxidation, promotion, elevation, increase

  9. reduction(noun)

    Antonyms:
    increase, oxidation, elevation, promotion, expansion

Complete Dictionary of Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. reduction

    Synonyms:
    diminution, contraction, decrease, abatement

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. reduction(n.)

    Synonyms:
    conversion, resolution, transmutation

  2. reduction(n.)

    Synonyms:
    diminution, contraction, decrease, abridgment, lessening, retrenchment, abatement, decrement, curtailment, lowering

  3. reduction(n.)

    Synonyms:
    depression, detrusion, abasement, lowering

  4. reduction(n.)

    Synonyms:
    subjugation, conquest, mastery, subdual, victory over

  5. reduction(n.)

    Synonyms:
    (Math.) resolution, solution

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. reduction(n)

    Synonyms:
    diminution, abatement, minimization, decrement, debasement, subjugation, subjection, conquest, subdual, overthrow

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How to use reduction in a sentence?

  1. Alex Hewitt:

    I can't say whether we'd completely exit the country, but you would be looking at such a level of reduction in the level of investment into people in the company that it would be very significant.

  2. Jeff Bezos:

    The transportation sector plays a critical role in accelerating our carbon reduction goals.

  3. John Buckley:

    The current scientific evidence shows that when people have occupations in which they are on their feet for more than two hours a day, there seems to be a reduction in the risk of developing key chronic diseases.

  4. Kevin Michaels:

    We foresee reduction in maintenance, repair and overhaul demand of 60% or more for commercial aero engines (in 2020). And production will fall 40-50%, we will have an overhang of thousands and thousands of aircraft more than we require for years. To balance that out, you are going to have to retire thousands of aircraft.

  5. Ivan Duque:

    There is a reduction, but the figure should be zero.

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