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reduced

[ ri-doost, -dyoost ]SEE DEFINITION OF reduced
  • adj.made smaller
  • adj.made lower
  • adj.made orderly

Synonyms for reduced

  • decreased
  • diminished
  • shortened
  • abbreviated
  • abridged
  • compressed
  • concentrated
  • condensed
  • contracted
  • downsized
  • economized
  • lessened
  • miniaturized
  • shrunk
  • subtracted
  • cut down
  • scaled down
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Antonyms for reduced

  • elevated
  • enlarged
  • heightened
  • increased
  • raised
  • spread
  • stretched
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EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR REDUCED

I wouldn't be surprised if the next Consolidated dividend was reduced.

The duties were to be reduced and the system improved, but the principle was to be maintained.

They were now reduced to one room, and the boys slept on the floor.

Even Miss Grange, now reduced to second place, remonstrated with her senior.

In a few minutes Katy had reduced her emotions to a dry sniffle.

But, there is a limit beyond which the plane surface cannot be reduced with safety.

His servants had all left him, and he had been reduced to taking his meals at the inn.

The clumsy framework of the receiver was reduced to a neat and portable size.

When the soup is reduced to three quarts, it is done enough.

Let it boil till the liquid is reduced to one quart, and skim it well.

WORD ORIGIN

late 14c., "bring back," from Old French reducer (14c.), from Latin reducere "lead back, bring back," figuratively "restore, replace," from re- "back" (see re-) + ducere "bring, lead" (see duke (n.)). Meaning "bring to an inferior condition" is 1570s; that of "bring to a lower rank" is 1640s (military reduce to ranks is from 1802); that of "subdue by force of arms" is 1610s. Sense of "to lower, diminish, lessen" is from 1787. Related: Reduced; reducing.

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affordable

adjectiveinexpensive
  • bargain
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  • nominal
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cheap

adjectiveinexpensive
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