Usage examples for reduces

  1. This reduces the word could to an irregularity, not of language, but only of orthography. – The English Language by Robert Gordon Latham
  2. The secret ballot also reduces the likelihood that votes will be bought, for there is no way of telling whether the man who sells his vote will vote as he has agreed; and the man who sells his vote is not to be trusted. – Community Civics and Rural Life by Arthur W. Dunn
  3. And this reduces his three parts of speech to two, in spite of " the unerring plan of nature!" – The Grammar of English Grammars by Goold Brown