Synonyms for minimizeˈmɪn əˌmaɪz

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  1. minimize, minimise(verb)

    make small or insignificant

    Synonyms:
    downplay, minimize, derogate, belittle, minimise, understate, denigrate

    Antonyms:
    maximise, maximize

  2. understate, minimize, minimise, downplay(verb)

    represent as less significant or important

    Synonyms:
    belittle, denigrate, play down, understate, minimise, downplay, minimize, derogate, background

    Antonyms:
    maximise, maximize

  3. minimize, belittle, denigrate, derogate(verb)

    cause to seem less serious; play down

    Synonyms:
    calumniate, smear, asperse, diminish, denigrate, minimize, besmirch, disparage, slander, pick at, sully, minimise, downplay, smirch, defame, belittle, understate, derogate

    Antonyms:
    maximize, maximise

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