Synonyms of minimize


1. minimize, minimise, decrease, lessen, minify

usage: make small or insignificant; "Let's minimize the risk"

2. understate, minimize, minimise, downplay, inform

usage: represent as less significant or important

3. minimize, belittle, denigrate, derogate, disparage, belittle, pick at

usage: cause to seem less serious; play down; "Don't belittle his influence"

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Definition and meaning of minimize (Dictionary)