Synonyms of minimize in English:



  • 1 the aim is to minimize costs
    keep down, keep at/to a minimum, reduce, decrease, cut down, lessen, curtail, diminish, prune
    informal slash
    [Antonyms] maximize increase
  • 2 we should not minimize his contribution
    belittle, make light of, play down, underestimate, underrate, downplay, undervalue, underappreciate, understate
    informal pooh-pooh
    archaic hold cheap
    [Antonyms] exaggerate
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