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Represent as less significant or important.
synonyms: minimise, minimize, understate.
is a specific kind of: inform.
is a broader term that covers: trivialise, trivialize.
is the opposite of: amplify, exaggerate, hyperbolise, hyperbolize, magnify, overdraw, overstate.
derivation: minimisation, minimization | understatement | lower limit, minimum.
Dutch: bagatelliseren, onderschatting
Understate the importance or quality of.
synonyms: background, play down.
is a specific kind of: accent, accentuate, emphasise, emphasize, punctuate, stress.
is a broader term that covers: wave off | soft-pedal.
is the opposite of: foreground, highlight, play up, spotlight.
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