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herasu
godan verb, transitive verb

English Meaning(s) for 減らす

godan verb, transitive verb
  1. to abate; to decrease; to diminish; to shorten

Definition and Synonyms for 減らす

Reduce narrow or limit
Synonyms: はつる, 切り下げる, 切り詰める, 削る, 引き下げる, 抑える, 梳る, 減らす, 狭める, 縮む, 縮める
Boil Down cook until very little liquid is left
Synonyms: はつる, 切り下げる, 切り詰める, 削る, 引き下げる, 梳る, 減らす, 狭める, 縮む, 縮める
Boil Down be cooked until very little liquid is left
Synonyms: 減らす, 炒る, 煎りつく, 煎じ詰める, 煮出す
Scale Down make smaller
Synonyms: はつる, 切り下げる, 切り詰める, 削る, 引き下げる, 梳る, 減らす, 狭める, 縮む, 縮める, 縮小
Trim Down cut down on
Synonyms: そぐ, はつる, つづめる, 低減, 切削, 削る, 削減, 減じる, 減ずる, 減らす, 減少, 減損, 減殺, 減額, 短縮, 節する, 節倹, 節減, 節約, 約する, 縮小, 縮減, 軽減
Reduce bring to humbler or weaker state or condition
Synonyms: 減じる, 減ずる, 減らす
Minify make smaller
Synonyms: 低減, 減じる, 減ずる, 減らす, 減少, 減損, 減殺, 累減, 縮小
Reduce lower in grade or rank or force somebody into an undignified situation
Synonyms: はつる, 切り下げる, 切り詰める, 削る, 引き下げる, 梳る, 減らす, 狭める, 縮む, 縮める
Reduce lessen and make more modest
Synonyms: はつる, 低下, 切り下げる, 切り詰める, 削る, 引き下げる, 梳る, 減らす, 狭める, 縮む, 縮める
Trim Down make a reduction in
Synonyms: そぐ, はつる, つづめる, 低減, 切削, 削る, 削減, 減じる, 減ずる, 減らす, 減少, 減損, 減殺, 減額, 短縮, 節する, 節倹, 節減, 節約, 約する, 縮小, 縮減, 軽減

Meanings for each kanji in 減らす

dwindle; decrease; reduce; decline; curtail; get hungry Kanji Details »

Categories 減らす is a member of

Modify cause to change
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Lessen decrease in size, extent, or range
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Throttle place limits on (extent or access)
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Shrink reduce in size
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Minify make smaller
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Put Down reduce in worth or character, usually verbally
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Relegate assign to a lower position
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Impoverish make poor
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Stroke Order Diagrams for 減らす

Conjugations for 減らす

masu stem
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herashi
Negative stem
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herasa
te-form
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herashite
Negative te-form
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herasanakute
Adverbial Negative Form
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herasanaku
Plain Form
Present Indicative Form
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herasu
Present Indicative Negative Form
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herasanai
Past Indicative Form
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herashita
Past Indicative Negative Form
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herasanakatta
Presumptive Form
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herasou
Polite Form
Present Indicative Form
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herashimasu
Present Indicative Negative Form
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herashimasen
Past Indicative Form
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herashimashita
Past Indicative Negative Form
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herashimasendeshita
Presumptive Form
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herashimashou
Tai Form
Present Indicative Form
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herashitai
Present Indicative Negative Form
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herashitakunai
Past Indicative Form
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herashitakatta
Past Indicative Negative Form
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herashitakunakatta
te-form
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herashitakute
Negative te-form
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herashitakunakute
Adverbial Form
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herashitaku
Imperative Plain Form
Present Indicative Form
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herase
Imperative Polite Form
Present Indicative Form
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herashinasai
Provisional Form
Present Indicative Form
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heraseba
Present Indicative Negative Form
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herasanakereba
Present Indicative Negative Colloquial Form
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herasanakya
Conditional Form
Present Indicative Form
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herashitara
Present Indicative Negative Form
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herasanakattara
Alternative Form
Present Indicative Form
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herashitari
Potential Plain Form
Present Indicative Form
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heraseru
Present Indicative Negative Form
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herasenai
Past Indicative Form
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heraseta
Past Indicative Negative Form
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herasenakatta
masu-stem
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herase
te-form
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herasete
Negative te-form
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herasenakute
Potential Polite Form
Present Indicative Form
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herasemasu
Present Indicative Negative Form
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herasemasen
Past Indicative Form
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herasemashita
Past Indicative Negative Form
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herasemasendeshita
Passive Plain Form
Present Indicative Form
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herasareru
Present Indicative Negative Form
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herasarenai
Past Indicative Form
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herasareta
Past Indicative Negative Form
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herasarenakatta
masu stem
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herasare
te-form
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herasarete
Negative te-form
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herasarenakute
Passive Polite Form
Present Indicative Form
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herasaremasu
Present Indicative Negative Form
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herasaremasen
Past Indicative Form
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herasaremashita
Past Indicative Negative Form
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herasaremasendeshita
Causative Plain Form
Present Indicative Form
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herasaseru
Present Indicative Negative Form
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herasasenai
Past Indicative Form
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herasaseta
Past Indicative Negative Form
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herasasenakatta
masu stem
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herasase
te-form
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herasasete
Negative te-form
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herasasenakute
Causative Polite Form
Present Indicative Form
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herasasemasu
Present Indicative Negative Form
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herasasemasen
Past Indicative Form
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herasasemashita
Past Indicative Negative Form
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herasasemasendeshita
Causative Passive Plain Form
Present Indicative Form
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herasaserareru
Present Indicative Negative Form
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herasaserarenai
Past Indicative Form
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herasaserareta
Past Indicative Negative Form
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herasaserarenakatta
masu stem
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herasaserare
te-form
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herasaserarete
Negative te-form
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herasaserarenakute
Causative Passive Polite Form
Present Indicative Form
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herasaseraremasu
Present Indicative Negative Form
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herasaseraremasen
Past Indicative Form
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herasaseraremashita
Past Indicative Negative Form
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herasaseraremasendeshita
Colloquial Form
Present Indicative Negative Masculine Form
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herasan
Formal Form
Present Indicative Negative Form
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herasazu
Classical Form (nu)
Present Indicative Negative Form
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herasanu
Classical Form (zaru)
Present Indicative Negative Form
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herasazaru

Intransitive pair for 減らす

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heru
godan verb, intransitive verb

English Meanings:

godan verb, intransitive verb
  1. to decrease (in size or number); to diminish; to abate

Sample Sentences for 減らす

She has spent hours at the gym trying to lose weight.
The newspaper began to lose readers when it dispensed with one of its most popular writers.
I think you'd better go on a diet.
She ground down a kitchen knife in the course of many years.
I don't eat supper because I want to lose some weight.

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