1. minimise

verb. make small or insignificant.


  • lessen
  • hedge
  • minimize
  • minify


  • increase
  • maximize
  • play up
  • foreground

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2. minimise

verb. represent as less significant or important.


  • understate
  • trivialize
  • minimize
  • trivialise
  • inform


  • flatter
  • deceive
  • inflate
  • accelerate

Example sentences of the word minimise

1. Verb, base form
Put your puppy in his crate or puppy pen in a location away from noise, preferably with a wipe clean floor space to minimise the clean up should an accident happen.

2. Noun, singular or mass
Other possible supplements that may help to treat, or minimise, eye floaters are taurine, magnesium, vitamin A, selenium, ginkgo, lysine and ginger.

3. Verb, non-3rd person singular present
Structural insulated panels also minimise thermal bridges across wooden studs, which reduces air infiltration and contributes to a tightly sealed structure with easy temperature control.