Reduce past tense

3 forms of the verb reduce The English verb 'reduce' is pronounced as [rɪˈduːs].
Related to: regular verbs.
3 forms of verb reduce: Infinitive (reduce), Past Simple - (reduced), Past Participle - (reduced).

Here are the past tense forms of the verb reduce

👉 Forms of verb reduce in future and past simple and past participle.
❓ What is the past tense of reduce.

Reduce: Past, Present, and Participle Forms

Base Form Past Simple Past Participle
reduce [rɪˈduːs]

reduced [rɪˈdjuːst]

reduced [rɪˈdjuːst]

What are the 2nd and 3rd forms of the verb reduce?

🎓 What are the past simple, future simple, present perfect, past perfect, and future perfect forms of the base form (infinitive) 'reduce'?

Learn the three forms of the English verb 'reduce'

  • the first form (V1) is 'reduce' used in present simple and future simple tenses.
  • the second form (V2) is 'reduced' used in past simple tense.
  • the third form (V3) is 'reduced' used in present perfect and past perfect tenses.

What are the past tense and past participle of reduce?

The past tense and past participle of reduce are: reduce in past simple is reduced, and past participle is reduced.

What is the past tense of reduce?

The past tense of the verb "reduce" is "reduced", and the past participle is "reduced".

Verb Tenses

Past simple — reduce in past simple reduced (V2).
Future simple — reduce in future simple is reduce (will + V1).
Present Perfect — reduce in present perfect tense is reduced (have/has + V3).
Past Perfect — reduce in past perfect tense is reduced (had + V3).

reduce regular or irregular verb?

👉 Is 'reduce' a regular or irregular verb? The verb 'reduce' is regular verb.

Examples of Verb reduce in Sentences

  •   Our programme reduced working hours in the company (Past Simple)
  •   The committee has reduced the necessary amount of money by 20% (Present Perfect)
  •   Does this medicine reduce the risk of infection? (Present Simple)
  •   We have managed to reduce the amount of taxes paid by ten percent. (Present Perfect)
  •   Try reducing your stress levels if you want to improve your sleep patterns. (Present Simple)
  •   We are trying in vain to reduce our debt. (Present Continuous)
  •   The police took action to reduce the crime rate. (Past Simple)
  •   Now reduce heat and cover the skillet. (Present Simple)
  •   This drug is not used to reduce inflammation. (Present Simple)
  •   We must reduce costs and shorten lead times. (Present Simple)

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