Definitions for reductiverɪˈdʌk tɪv
This page provides all possible meanings and translations of the word reductive
characterized by or causing diminution or curtailment
"their views of life were reductive and depreciatory" - R.H.Rovere
Of, pertaining to, or causing physical reduction.
Of or pertaining to reductionism or reductivism.
Of, pertaining to, or causing figurative reduction; belittling, disparaging, ridiculing.
tending to reduce; having the power or effect of reducing
a reductive agent
Origin: [Cf. F. rductif.]
Images & Illustrations of reductive
Find a translation for the reductive definition in other languages:
Select another language: