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Synonyms for reductionrɪˈdʌk 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, reduction, 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, reduction, step-down, diminution

  3. reduction, simplification(noun)

    the act of reducing complexity

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

Wiktionary

  1. reduction(noun)

    Antonyms:
    promotion, increase, elevation, oxidation, expansion

  2. reduction(noun)

    The act, process, or result of reducing.

    Antonyms:
    oxidation, promotion, increase, expansion, elevation

  3. reduction(noun)

    The amount or rate by which something is reduced, e.g. in price.

    Antonyms:
    increase, oxidation, promotion, elevation, expansion

  4. reduction(noun)

    A reaction in which electrons are gained and valence is reduced; often by the removal of oxygen or the addition of hydrogen.

    Antonyms:
    promotion, elevation, oxidation, expansion, increase

  5. reduction(noun)

    The process of rapidly boiling a sauce to concentrate it.

    Antonyms:
    promotion, increase, expansion, oxidation, elevation

  6. reduction(noun)

    The rewriting of an expression into a simpler form.

    Antonyms:
    promotion, elevation, increase, expansion, oxidation

  7. reduction(noun)

    a transformation of one problem into another problem, such as mapping reduction or polynomial reduction.

    Antonyms:
    increase, oxidation, elevation, expansion, promotion

  8. reduction(noun)

    An arrangement for a far smaller number of parties, e.g. a keyboard solo based on a full opera.

    Antonyms:
    expansion, oxidation, promotion, elevation, increase

  9. reduction(noun)

    A philosophical procedure intended to reveal the objects of consciousness as pure phenomena. (See phenomenological reduction.)

    Antonyms:
    increase, oxidation, elevation, promotion, expansion

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


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