reduce englannista suomeksi
To lose weight.
1815, (w), ''(w)''
- ''My father, the eldest son of an ancient but reduced family, left me with little.''
- nothing so excellent but a man may falten upon something or other belonging to it whereby to reduce it .
1671, (w), ''Samson Agonistes''
- ''Having reduced their foe to misery beneath their fears.''
- Hester Prynne was shocked at the condition to which she found the clergyman reduced.
(RQ:Schuster Hepaticae) nor I (in 1966) could conceive of reducing our "science" to the ultimate absurdity of reading Finnish newspapers almost a century and a half old in order to establish "priority."
To bring to an inferior state or condition.
To decrease the liquid content of food by boiling much of its water off.
2011, Edward Behr and James MacGuire, ''The Art of Eating Cookbook: Essential Recipes from the First 25 Years.''
- Serve the oxtails with mustard or a sauce made by reducing the soup, if any is left, to a slightly thick sauce.
To simplify an equation or formula without changing its value.
To convert to written form. (Usage note: this verb almost always appears as "reduce to writing".)
To strike off the payroll.
To annul by legal means.
To translate (a book, document, etc.).
(es-verb form of)