expand vs reduce: What's the difference?

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Which is correct: Expand or reduce

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Expandverb

exaggerate or make bigger

Expandverb

add details, as to an account or idea; clarify the meaning of and discourse in a learned way, usually in writing

Expandverb

expand the influence of

Expandverb

extend in one or more directions

Expandverb

grow vigorously

Expandverb

become larger in size or volume or quantity

Expandverb

make bigger or wider in size, volume, or quantity

reduceverb

cut down on; make a reduction in

reduceverb

take off weight

reduceverb

be cooked until very little liquid is left

reduceverb

lessen the strength or flavor of a solution or mixture

reduceverb

reduce in scope while retaining essential elements

reduceverb

be the essential element

reduceverb

put down by force or intimidation

reduceverb

make smaller

reduceverb

to remove oxygen from a compound, or cause to react with hydrogen or form a hydride, or to undergo an increase in the number of electrons

reduceverb

narrow or limit

reduceverb

cook until very little liquid is left

reduceverb

reduce in size; reduce physically

reduceverb

bring to humbler or weaker state or condition

reduceverb

destress and thus weaken a sound when pronouncing it

reduceverb

lessen and make more modest

reduceverb

lower in grade or rank or force somebody into an undignified situation

reduceverb

make less complex

reduceverb

reposition (a broken bone after surgery) back to its normal site

reduceverb

simplify the form of a mathematical equation of expression by substituting one term for another

reduceverb

undergo meiosis

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