To disparage; belittle.
To knowingly say that something is smaller or less important than it actually is.
To reduce is to make something smaller or to become or feel smaller, or forcing someone into a less desirable position.
(Archaic) To belittle; minimize; disparage
To reduce in esteem or rank.
(Music) To reduce (a perfect or minor interval) by a semitone.
To reduce in value or price
To become or cause to become less or smaller, as in number, amount, or intensity.
To discount is defined as to mark down the price of something, or to disregard a suggestion or idea because it is unlikely to be true.
To reduce the value, importance, or quality of something. Often used with from :
To depreciate (currency, for example) by official proclamation or by rumor.
To deprecate is defined as to show disapproval about something or someone or to belittle someone.
To increase or enlarge to an extreme or abnormal degree; overemphasize; intensify
To speak or write at greater length or in greater detail; expatiate (on or upon)
To rate, assess, or estimate too highly
To esteem too greatly.
To bestow; to confer.
Find another word for minimizing. In this page you can discover 22 synonyms, antonyms, idiomatic expressions, and related words for minimizing, like: understating, derogating, denigrating, belittling, reducing, lessening, disparaging, diminishing, depreciating, decreasing and slighting.