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minimize

verb

1 minimize

Make small or insignificant:
— Let's minimize the risk.

synonym: minimise.

Dutch: minimaliseren, miniseren



2 minimize

Represent as less significant or important.

synonyms: downplay, minimise, understate.

Dutch: bagatelliseren, onderschatting

3 minimize

Cause to seem less serious; play down.

synonyms: belittle, denigrate, derogate.

Roget 483: underrate, underestimate, undervalue, underreckon; depreciate; disparage etc. (detract) 934; not do justice to; misprize, disprize; ridicule etc. ... show more

Dutch: afwijken, bagatelliseren, denigreren, kleineren


Moby thesaurus: abbreviate, abridge, bedwarf, belittle, bring down, bring into discredit, bring low, cry down, curtail, cut down, de-emphasize, debase, decrease, decry, degrade, deprecate, depreciate, derogate, derogate from, detract from ... show more.

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