Synonyms of retrench


1. retrench, conserve, husband, economize, economise

usage: tighten one's belt; use resources carefully

2. retrench, reduce, cut down, cut back, trim, trim down, trim back, cut, bring down

usage: make a reduction, as in one's workforce; "The company had to retrench"

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