Minimize synonyms

mĭn'ə-mīz'

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To make (a quantity) smaller.
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The definition of lessen is to diminish or to cause something to be diminished or reduced.
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To treat as of small importance; make light of:
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(Chemistry) To decrease the valence of (an atom) by adding electrons.
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To knowingly say that something is smaller or less important than it actually is.
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To denigrate is to belittle or attack someone's reputation.
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(Music) To reduce (a perfect or a minor interval) by a half step
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To minimize the significance of; play down:
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To express with restraint or lack of emphasis, especially ironically or for rhetorical effect.
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To speak or write at greater length or in greater detail; elaborate:
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Depreciate is defined as to decline in value over a period of time, or to reduce the value of assets in accounting records.
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To dishonor by a comparison with what is inferior; to lower in rank or estimation by actions or words; to speak slightingly of; to depreciate; to undervalue.
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To increase to the maximum; raise to the highest possible degree; enlarge, intensify, etc. as much as possible
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To express disapproval of (a person); denounce:
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(Computing) To declare something obsolescent; to recommend against a function, technique, command, etc. that still works but has been replaced.
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(Rare) To lower in esteem; disparage
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Detract is defined as to take away from or reduce.
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To lend money upon, deducting the discount or allowance for interest; as, the banks discount notes and bills of exchange.
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To demote to a less skilled job at lower pay
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(Idiomatic) To speak condescendingly or as though the listener is inferior.
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To deal with something in a direct way; to set to work upon.
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(Slang) To make an appearance; show up:
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To judge too highly
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To esteem too highly; to give greater praise than due.
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To make overstatements.
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To think, represent, or speak of as small or unimportant
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Find another word for minimize. In this page you can discover 35 synonyms, antonyms, idiomatic expressions, and related words for minimize, like: decrease, lessen, slight, reduce, belittle, mitigate, denigrate, diminish, downplay, understate and enlarge.