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Synonyms for reduction
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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. Hans Schoenmakers:

    There is a general belief there is no way around it, we have to meet targets for CO2 reduction.

  2. Goldman Sachs economists:

    Progress in deepening Euro area risk-sharing and risk reduction mechanisms to make the single currency framework more resilient continues, but the pace is slow, while those initiatives remain incomplete, the euro area remains more vulnerable to economic slowdown and financial disruption than other jurisdictions.

  3. Anuj Somany:

    When the price should not have increased even by cent and rather it ought to have decreased significantly; first they would instantly make an overnight hike of the price even by five to ten percent and subsequently reduce it by one to two percent and that too very gradually and most surprisingly, even make a big population to clap and cheer of their consideration of the price reduction.

  4. Helen Clark:

    By firmly placing disaster risk reduction at the center of the design and implementation of public policy, development becomes risk-informed.

  5. Peter Wickersham:

    There has been a substantial reduction in the net price of both of these drugs just in the past few weeks, so sometimes it pays not to go first.


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