What are some alternative words for reduction?

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. Olivier Jakob:

    The low oil prices are forcing a reduction of drilling rigs in the U.S. but also of budgets in oil-exporting countries, libya is already mostly out in terms of production. Libya and Yemen are getting closer to the day of outside military intervention.

  2. Le Peuch:

    To be more efficient is the highest driver of future footprint reduction for the industry.

  3. Zara Patel:

    This can (and often does) lead to deep depression and a drastic reduction in quality of life.

  4. Julien Harneis:

    We're hoping that the truce kicks in on the 10th and will allow parents and families to come and access health services and other services, in Sa'ada in the last week, there has definitely been a reduction of fighting in the border area. In Sanaa, we have seen fewer (Saudi-led) air strikes.

  5. Matthew Schulman:

    Breast reduction surgery has one of the highest satisfaction rates among all plastic surgery procedures because of the immediate improvement in lifestyle, women are able to be more active, live pain free, and have an improved quality of life.


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