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Princeton's WordNet

  1. reducibleadjective

    capable of being reduced

    "reducible to a set of principles of human nature"- Edmund Wilson


  1. reducibleadjective

    Capable of being reduced.

  2. reducibleadjective

    Able to be factored into polynomials of lower degree, as .

  3. reducibleadjective

    Able to be factored into smaller integers; composite.

  4. reducibleadjective

    Containing a sphere of codimension 1 that is not the boundary of a ball.

Samuel Johnson's Dictionary

  1. Reducibleadjective

    Possible to be reduced.

    Etymology: from reduce.

    All law that a man is obliged by, is reducible to the law of nature, the positive law of God in his word, and the law of man enacted by the civil power. South.

    Actions, that promote society and mutual fellowship, seem reducible to a proneness to do good to others, and a ready sense of any good done by others. South.

    All the parts of painting are reducible into these mentioned by our author. John Dryden, Dufresnoy.

    If minerals are not convertible into another species, though of the same genus, much less can they be surmised reducible into a species of another genus. Gideon Harvey, on Consumptions.

    Our damps in England are reducible to the suffocating or the fulminating. John Woodward.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Reducibleadjective

    capable of being reduced

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of reducible in Chaldean Numerology is: 4

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of reducible in Pythagorean Numerology is: 7

Examples of reducible in a Sentence

  1. George Santayana:

    A conception not reducible to the small change of daily experience is like a currency not exchangeable for articles of consumption; it is not a symbol, but a fraud.

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    living by preying on other animals especially by catching living prey
    • A. ravening
    • B. incumbent
    • C. soft-witted
    • D. equivalent

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