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General dictionaries General (33 matching dictionaries)
  1. reduce: Merriam-Webster.com [home, info]
  2. reduce: Oxford Learner's Dictionaries [home, info]
  3. reduce: American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language [home, info]
  4. reduce: Collins English Dictionary [home, info]
  5. reduce: Vocabulary.com [home, info]
  6. reduce: Macmillan Dictionary [home, info]
  7. Reduce, reduce: Wordnik [home, info]
  8. reduce: Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary [home, info]
  9. reduce: Wiktionary [home, info]
  10. reduce: Webster's New World College Dictionary, 4th Ed. [home, info]
  11. reduce: The Wordsmyth English Dictionary-Thesaurus [home, info]
  12. reduce: Infoplease Dictionary [home, info]
  13. reduce: Dictionary.com [home, info]
  14. reduce: Online Etymology Dictionary [home, info]
  15. reduce: UltraLingua English Dictionary [home, info]
  16. reduce: Cambridge Dictionary of American English [home, info]
  17. reduce: Cambridge International Dictionary of Idioms [home, info]
  18. REDUCE, Reduce (computer algebra system), Reduce (higher-order function), Reduce (parallel pattern), Reduce (waste), Reduce: Wikipedia, the Free Encyclopedia [home, info]
  19. reduce: Cambridge International Dictionary of Phrasal Verbs [home, info]
  20. Reduce: Online Plain Text English Dictionary [home, info]
  21. reduce: Webster's Revised Unabridged, 1913 Edition [home, info]
  22. reduce: Rhymezone [home, info]
  23. reduce: AllWords.com Multi-Lingual Dictionary [home, info]
  24. reduce: Webster's 1828 Dictionary [home, info]
  25. reduce: Stammtisch Beau Fleuve Acronyms [home, info]
  26. reduce: Free Dictionary [home, info]
  27. reduce: LookWAYup Translating Dictionary/Thesaurus [home, info]
  28. reduce: Dictionary/thesaurus [home, info]
  29. reduce: Wikimedia Commons US English Pronunciations [home, info]
  30. reduce: WordNet 1.7 Vocabulary Helper [home, info]
  31. reduce: Mnemonic Dictionary [home, info]

Art dictionaries Art (2 matching dictionaries)
  1. reduce: Epicurus.com Spanish Glossary [home, info]
  2. REDUCE: Shakespeare Glossary [home, info]

Business dictionaries Business (2 matching dictionaries)
  1. reduce: Glossary of Legal Terms [home, info]
  2. reduce: Legal dictionary [home, info]

Computing dictionaries Computing (3 matching dictionaries)
  1. REDUCE: Free On-line Dictionary of Computing [home, info]
  2. Reduce, Reduce: Dictionary of Programming Languages [home, info]
  3. Reduce (chemistry), reduce: Encyclopedia [home, info]

Medicine dictionaries Medicine (2 matching dictionaries)
  1. REDUCE, reduce: online medical dictionary [home, info]
  2. Reduce (chemistry), reduce: Medical dictionary [home, info]

Miscellaneous dictionaries Miscellaneous (2 matching dictionaries)
  1. reduce: Idioms [home, info]
  2. REDUCE: Acronym Finder [home, info]

Science dictionaries Science (3 matching dictionaries)
  1. Reduce: Eric Weisstein's World of Mathematics [home, info]
  2. Reduce: Mathematical Programming [home, info]
  3. reduce: MATH SPOKEN HERE! [home, info]

Slang dictionaries Slang (1 matching dictionary)
  1. reduce: Urban Dictionary [home, info]

Sports dictionaries Sports (1 matching dictionary)
  1. Reduce: 2060 Shadow-Slang [home, info]

Tech dictionaries Tech (3 matching dictionaries)
  2. Reduce: BBC Food Glossary [home, info]
  3. reduce: Master Mariner [home, info]

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Quick definitions from WordNet (reduce)

verb:  simplify the form of a mathematical equation of expression by substituting one term for another
verb:  narrow or limit ("Reduce the influx of foreigners")
verb:  cook until very little liquid is left ("The cook reduced the sauce by boiling it for a long time")
verb:  be the essential element
verb:  lessen and make more modest ("Reduce one's standard of living")
verb:  make smaller ("Reduce an image")
verb:  make less complex ("Reduce a problem to a single question")
verb:  bring to humbler or weaker state or condition ("He reduced the population to slavery")
verb:  cut down on; make a reduction in ("Reduce your daily fat intake")
verb:  take off weight
verb:  reposition (a broken bone after surgery) back to its normal site
verb:  undergo meiosis ("The cells reduce")
verb:  lower in grade or rank or force somebody into an undignified situation ("She reduced her niece to a servant")
verb:  be cooked until very little liquid is left ("The sauce should reduce to one cup")
verb:  reduce in size; reduce physically
verb:  to remove oxygen from a compound, or cause to react with hydrogen or form a hydride, or to undergo an increase in the number of electrons
verb:  lessen the strength or flavor of a solution or mixture
verb:  put down by force or intimidation
verb:  reduce in scope while retaining essential elements

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