The complete transfer of one or more electrons to a @M03986@ (also called '@E01978@'), and, more generally, the reverse of the processes described under @O04362@ (2) and (3).
Source: PAC, 1994, 66, 1077. (Glossary of terms used in physical organic chemistry (IUPAC Recommendations 1994)) on page 1160 [Terms] [Paper]
Citation: 'reduction' in IUPAC Compendium of Chemical Terminology, 3rd ed. International Union of Pure and Applied Chemistry; 2006. Online version 3.0.1, 2019. https://doi.org/10.1351/goldbook.R05222 RISBibTexEndNote