decrease, diminution, reduction, step-down(noun)
the act of decreasing or reducing something
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
the act of reducing complexity
reduction(noun)The act, process, or result of reducing.
reduction(noun)The amount or rate by which something is reduced, e.g. in price.
reduction(noun)A reaction in which electrons are gained and valence is reduced; often by the removal of oxygen or the addition of hydrogen.
reduction(noun)The process of rapidly boiling a sauce to concentrate it.
reduction(noun)The rewriting of an expression into a simpler form.
reduction(noun)a transformation of one problem into another problem, such as mapping reduction or polynomial reduction.
reduction(noun)An arrangement for a far smaller number of parties, e.g. a keyboard solo based on a full opera.
reduction(noun)A philosophical procedure intended to reveal the objects of consciousness as pure phenomena. (See phenomenological reduction.)
Dictionary of English Synonymes
List of paraphrases:
reduce, reducing, decrease, reduced, reductions, alleviation, abatement, decline, cut, downsizing, mitigation, drawdown, lowering, fight, réduction, drop, cutting, curtailment, struggle, narrowing, minimization, diminution, cuts, shortening, fall, lower, relief, decreased, decreasing, shrinking, reduces, markdown, rundown, cutback, control, lessening, attenuation, limitation, minimizing, discount
Translations for reduction
From our Multilingual Translation Dictionary
- redukce, sníženíCzech
- Reduzierung, ReduktionGerman
- μείωση, αναγωγή, ελάττωσηGreek
- reducción, rebaja, disminuciónSpanish
- pelkistyminen, palautus, alennus, vähentäminen, sieventäminen, vähennys, pelkistys, alentuminen, kokoon keittäminenFinnish
- riduzione, diminuzione, taglio, sgravioItalian
- რედუქცია, აღდგენაGeorgian
- korting, reductie, verminderingDutch
- уменьшение, снижениеRussian
Get even more translations for reduction »
Find a translation for the reduction synonym in other languages:
Select another language: