Cambridge Dictionaries online Cambridge Dictionaries online

The most popular online dictionary and thesaurus for learners of English

  

Spanish translation of “reduce”

reduce

verb /rəˈdjuːs/
to make less, smaller etc The shop reduced its prices The train reduced speed. to lose weight by dieting I must reduce to get into that dress. to drive, or put, into a particular (bad) state
reducir (a)
The bombs reduced the city to ruins She was so angry, she was almost reduced to tears During the famine, many people were reduced to eating grass and leaves.
reducible adjective
reducible
reduction /-ˈdak-/ noun The government promised a reduction in prices later price reductions.
(Definition of reduce from the Password English-Spanish Dictionary © 2013 K Dictionaries Ltd)

Definitions of “reduce” in English

Word of the Day

pump iron

to lift heavy weights for exercise

Word of the Day

Blog

Read our blog about how the English language behaves.

Learn More

New Words

Find words and meanings that have just started to be used in English, and let us know what you think of them.

Learn More