Synonyms to take a reef

cut back, abbreviate, abridge, abstract, bob, boil down, capsulize, clip, compress, condense, contract, crop, curtail, curtail expenses, cut, cut corners, cut down, cut off short, cut short, damp, dampen, decrease, deduct, deflate, depreciate, depress, diminish, dock, downgrade, elide, epitomize, foreshorten, lessen, lower, mark down, mow, nip, pare, pare down expenses, poll, pollard, prune, reap, recap, recapitulate, reduce, retrench, roll back, scale down, shave, shear, shorten, simplify, slash, slow down, snub, step down, stunt, sum up, summarize, synopsize, take from, take in, telescope, trim, truncate, tune down, blink, carefully ignore, cold-shoulder, cut a corner, cut across, cut through, dodge, fudge, make a beeline, pass over, pass over lightly, scamp, short-cut, skim, skim over, skim the surface, skimp, skip over, slight, slubber over, slur, slur over, touch upon, touch upon lightly, annihilate, beat down, bereave of life, blow down, blow