- 减 [jiǎn]
- （由原有数量中去掉一部分） subtract:
Nine minus four is five.; Four from nine is five.; Subtract four from nine and you have five. 九减四得五。- （降低; 衰退） reduce; decrease; cut:
work with ever increasing zeal; 工作热情有增无减
reduce by half; 减半
- （姓氏） a surname:
Jian Xuan 减宣
What can we do to lessen her vexation?
The manager hasn't worked out a suitable action to reduce the domino effect.
He is on a diet to reduce some weight.
He is trying to reduce the family's expenses.
The windows were tinted to reduce the glare.
They are making further efforts to decrease military spending.