reductive

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adjective re·duc·tive \ri-ˈdək-tiv\

Definition of reductive

  1. 1 :  of, relating to, causing, or involving reduction

  2. 2 :  of or relating to reductionism :  reductionistic

reductively

adverb

reductiveness

noun

Examples of reductive in a sentence

  1. a reductive interpretation of the theory

1633

First Known Use of reductive

1633


REDUCTIVE Defined for English Language Learners

reductive

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adjective re·duc·tive \ri-ˈdək-tiv\

Definition of reductive for English Language Learners

  • : dealing with or describing something complicated in a simple or too simple way


Medical Dictionary

reductive

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adjective re·duc·tive \ri-ˈdək-tiv\

Medical Definition of reductive

  1. :  of, relating to, causing, or involving reduction


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