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synonyms for minimizing

  • curtail
  • decrease
  • diminish
  • downplay
  • lessen
  • play down
  • reduce
  • underestimate
  • abbreviate
  • attenuate
  • belittle
  • cheapen
  • decry
  • deprecate
  • depreciate
  • derogate
  • detract
  • discount
  • disparage
  • dwarf
  • knock
  • miniaturize
  • pan
  • pooh-pooh
  • prune
  • shrink
  • underplay
  • cut down to size
  • cut rate
  • knock down
  • make light of
  • make little of
  • poor-mouth
  • put down
  • run down
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antonyms for minimizing

MOST RELEVANT
  • develop
  • enlarge
  • expand
  • extend
  • grow
  • increase
  • lengthen
  • prolong
  • raise
  • strengthen
  • approve
  • build up
  • commend
  • compliment
  • exalt
  • laud
  • praise
  • maximize
  • overestimate
  • overrate
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How to use minimizing in a sentence

We use a seven-day average to minimize the effects of day-to-day discrepancies in states’ reporting.
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There are also going to be problems for insurance companies and for other firms onto which many corporate employers have offloaded their pension obligations in order to clean up their balance sheets and minimize their future financial risks.
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You can minimize a ground current’s damage by minimizing your contact with the earth.
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In the aftermath, an investigation by HHS lawyers pointed to Lindstrom’s lab as a likely source of contamination and praised the core facility for following “extreme precautionary measures” that minimized risk.
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Of all the engineering controls, ventilation is probably the most effective tool to minimize infection spread.
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The ultrahigh-voltage line minimizes the amount of power lost in transit by using a high voltage of direct current, which flows through conductors more uniformly than alternating current.
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As CEO of PepsiCo in 2006, I decided that we needed to change our entire business model to be more sustainable, and to deliver positive financial performance by finding innovative ways to minimize our impact on the environment.
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They’ll discuss the current state of battery tech, what it will take to meet growing demand, minimizing the environmental impact and how their companies are working together.
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Rather, they’re intended for regular folks trying to minimize the risk they pose to others.
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“To minimize the nozzle and the hardware changes could in the end save money,” he said.
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WORDS RELATED TO MINIMIZING

  • aspersing
  • belittling
  • calumnious
  • censorious
  • contumelious
  • critical
  • damaging
  • decrying
  • defamatory
  • degrading
  • demeaning
  • deprecatory
  • depreciative
  • despiteful
  • detracting
  • disdainful
  • disparaging
  • fault-finding
  • humiliating
  • injurious
  • malevolent
  • malicious
  • minimizing
  • opprobrious
  • reproachful
  • sarcastic
  • scornful
  • slanderous
  • slighting
  • spiteful
  • unfavorable
  • unflattering
  • vilifying
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.