Synonyms for Reduces:
alleviates, relieves, allays, eases, mitigates, palliates, moderates, soothes, assuages.
degrades, debases, devalues, slashes, cheapens, marks down, belittles, devaluates.
discontinues, curtails, fragments, decreases, diminishes, minimizes, abbreviates, shortens.
discounts, defames, maligns, abrades, depreciates, derogates, detracts, disparages, casts aspersion, decries.
dilutes, attenuates, thins.
abridges, drains, weeds, compacts, depletes, Culls, erodes, nips, shaves, concentrates, prunes, crops, dwindles, lightens, bobs, deflates, compresses, trims, decrements, lessens, tapers, shrinks, contracts, pares, shears, condenses, truncates, downgrades, Clips.
factors, clarifies, elucidates, purifies, simplifies, refines, strips.
deducts, cuts, docks, subtracts, lowers, deletes, elides.
Usage examples for reduces
This reduces the word could to an irregularity, not of language, but only of orthography. – The English Language by Robert Gordon Latham