Synonyms of reduce in English:

reduce

verb

  • 2 she reduced him to tears
    bring to, bring to the point of, drive to
  • 3 he was reduced to the ranks
    demote, downgrade, bring low, lower, lower in rank
    he was reduced to the ranks
    [Antonyms] promote
  • 4 Halloween items have been reduced
    discount, mark down, lower the price of, cut, cut in price, make cheaper, put on sale
    informal slash, knock down
    Halloween items have been reduced
    [Antonyms] mark up

Phrases

in reduced circumstances

Quinlan was shocked to find his brother in reduced circumstances impoverishedbrokein straitened circumstancesruinedbankruptedpoorindigentimpecuniousin penurypoverty-strickendestituteneedybadly offhard up informalwithout two cents to rub togetherstrapped for cash formalpenurious

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