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synonyms for reducing

  • abbreviating
  • compressing
  • condensing
  • contracting
  • contraction
  • decreasing
  • dieting
  • diminishing
  • downsizing
  • lessening
  • reduction
  • shortening
  • shrinking
  • cutting down
  • marking down
  • paring down
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antonyms for reducing

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  • enlargement
  • increase
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How to use reducing in a sentence

Other research has hypothesized that masks can filter out some of the virus-carrying particles, reducing the viral dose and how ill the wearer may become.
INCONCLUSIVE RESULTS, MISSING DATA: EXPERTS PUSH BACK ON A STUDY QUESTIONING THE EFFICACY OF MASKSMERYL KORNFIELDNOVEMBER 20, 2020WASHINGTON POST
Masking, social distancing and limited capacity can reduce the risk of transmission indoors but cannot eliminate it.
VIRGINIA’S CORONAVIRUS NUMBERS ARE RISING. HERE’S WHAT YOU NEED TO KNOW.ANTONIO OLIVONOVEMBER 20, 2020WASHINGTON POST
The experts made the recommendation after the results of a global trial sponsored by the WHO, called Solidarity, found last month that remdesivir didn’t reduce deaths.
WHO ADVISES AGAINST USING GILEAD’S REMDESIVIR TO TREAT HOSPITALIZED COVID PATIENTSCLAIRE ZILLMAN, REPORTERNOVEMBER 20, 2020FORTUNE
The city’s only free skating rink will reduce capacity by one-third and requires reservations for skating and rentals.
NYC FOR THE HOLIDAYS: THE CITY’S CLASSIC TRADITIONS HAVE BEEN TWEAKED FOR THE TIMESANDREA SACHSNOVEMBER 19, 2020WASHINGTON POST
Some have highlighted the decline in emissions this year as a positive sign for our collective ability to rapidly change behaviors and practices in ways that could reduce the risks of climate change.
US EMISSIONS PLUMMETED THIS YEAR—FOR ALL THE WRONG REASONSJAMES TEMPLENOVEMBER 19, 2020MIT TECHNOLOGY REVIEW
For one, it’s a promising replacement fuel for industries like shipping and aviation where it’s particularly difficult to reduce emissions.
THE HYDROGEN ECONOMY: HYPED FOR YEARS, THE MOST ABUNDANT ELEMENT IN THE UNIVERSE IS FINALLY HAVING ITS MOMENTKDUNN6NOVEMBER 19, 2020FORTUNE
Both sexes of island toads had legs and feet that not only were shorter than Durban toads’, but also disproportionately stumpy for their already reduced body size.
GUTTURAL TOADS SHRANK BY A THIRD AFTER JUST 100 YEARS ON TWO ISLANDSJAKE BUEHLERNOVEMBER 19, 2020SCIENCE NEWS
Although reducing fees will help a small number of developers, it will not change the business fundamentals of the App Store, they say.
APPLE CUTS SOME APP STORE FEES, BUT CRITICS CALL IT A PLOY TO AVOID REGULATIONREED ALBERGOTTINOVEMBER 18, 2020WASHINGTON POST
By changing the climate of the warehouses or storage units, the potency of the vaccines could be greatly reduced, which would negatively affect the desired immune response.
HOW BAD ACTORS COULD SABOTAGE A COVID VACCINE—AND HOW THAT CAN BE PREVENTEDJAKEMETHNOVEMBER 18, 2020FORTUNE
If a roadway opens too early and the concrete is undercured, it can reduce the life expectancy of the pavement and increase maintenance costs.
SMART CONCRETE COULD PAVE THE WAY FOR HIGH-TECH, COST-EFFECTIVE ROADSLUNA LUNOVEMBER 13, 2020SINGULARITY HUB 
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WORDS RELATED TO REDUCING

  • abbreviation
  • abstract
  • brief
  • compendium
  • condensation
  • conspectus
  • contraction
  • curtailment
  • cutting
  • decrease
  • digest
  • diminishment
  • diminution
  • lessening
  • outline
  • precis
  • précis
  • reducing
  • reduction
  • synopsis
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