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synonyms for downsize

  • curtail
  • cut back
  • cut down
  • diminish
  • phase out
  • reduce
  • retrench
  • scale down
  • shrink
  • trim
  • cut
  • decrease
  • deduct
  • phase down
  • roll back
  • roll down
  • scale back
  • step down
  • trim away
  • tune down
See also synonyms for: downsizing
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antonyms for downsize

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  • develop
  • enlarge
  • expand
  • extend
  • grow
  • increase
  • lengthen
  • prolong
  • add
  • raise
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How to use downsize in a sentence

Her family — two children, her parents, her sister, and two nieces — downsized to a two-bedroom apartment after she lost her wages working at a college cafeteria.
THE RACIAL DISPARITIES OVER WHO IS RETURNING TO D.C. CLASSROOMS PUTS EQUITY SPOTLIGHT ON REOPENING PLANPERRY STEINJANUARY 31, 2021WASHINGTON POST
“Legacy List” — “keep the memories, lose the stuff” — travels to the homes of people who are downsizing or moving.
HOW DOWNSIZING EXPERT MATT PAXTON HELPS AMERICANS SORT THROUGH THEIR STUFFJURA KONCIUSJANUARY 21, 2021WASHINGTON POST
Many downsized or rescheduled, sometimes for months or a year later.
4 TIPS FOR PLANNING A WEDDING DURING COVIDRACHEL SCHALLOMJANUARY 18, 2021FORTUNE
Six years later, a new Smithsonian administration has jettisoned the eye-popping elements of the $2 billion design by Danish architect Bjarke Ingels, opting instead for a dramatically downsized version.
SMITHSONIAN ABANDONS $2 BILLION EXPANSION PLAN UNVEILED IN 2014PEGGY MCGLONEJANUARY 11, 2021WASHINGTON POST
That money, it turns out, goes a long way when many other teams are downsizing.
WITH DEEP POCKETS, GRAND AMBITION, NEW METS OWNER SWINGS BLOCKBUSTER DEAL FOR FRANCISCO LINDORDAVE SHEININJANUARY 7, 2021WASHINGTON POST
Because last season was downsized, five regulars signed with English clubs to play regularly.
WHY 2021 WILL BE A BIG YEAR FOR SOCCER IN THE U.S.STEVEN GOFFJANUARY 6, 2021WASHINGTON POST
The Democrats have also downsized plans for their convention, which was originally to be a four-day event at the Wisconsin Center in Milwaukee but is now going to take place mainly on Instagram.
DAVE BARRY’S YEAR IN REVIEW 2020DAVE BARRYDECEMBER 27, 2020WASHINGTON POST
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WORDS RELATED TO DOWNSIZE

  • abbreviate
  • abstract
  • blue pencil
  • chop
  • clip
  • compress
  • concentrate
  • condense
  • contract
  • curtail
  • cut
  • decrease
  • digest
  • diminish
  • downsize
  • lessen
  • limit
  • narrow
  • put in nutshell
  • reduce
  • restrict
  • slash
  • snip
  • summarize
  • trim
  • truncate
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