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minimize

Synonyms of minimize in English:

verb

  • 1 the aim is to minimize costs
    keep down, keep at/to a minimum, reduce, decrease, cut down, lessen, curtail, diminish, prune
    informalslash
    [Antonyms] maximize, increase
  • 2 we should not minimize his contribution
    informalpooh-pooh
    archaichold cheap
    [Antonyms] exaggerate
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