1. minimize

verb. ['ˈmɪnəˌmaɪz'] make small or insignificant.


  • lessen
  • hedge
  • minimise
  • minify


  • increase
  • maximize
  • play up
  • foreground

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Words that Rhyme with Minimize

  • economize
  • economize
  • epitomize
  • itemize
  • maximize
  • optimize
  • randomize

How do you pronounce minimize?

Pronounce minimize as ˈmɪnəˌmaɪz.

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How do you spell minimize? Is it minimalize ?

A common misspelling of minimize is minimalize

Example sentences of the word minimize

1. Verb, base form
If you really like getting large tax refunds, then you can minimize the number of exemptions.

Quotes containing the word minimize

1. I'm a grenade and at some point I'm going to blow up and I would like to minimize the casualties, okay?
- John Green, The Fault in Our Stars

2. minimize

verb. ['ˈmɪnəˌmaɪz'] represent as less significant or important.


  • understate
  • trivialize
  • trivialise
  • minimise
  • inform


  • deceive
  • praise
  • inflate
  • accelerate

3. minimize

verb. ['ˈmɪnəˌmaɪz'] cause to seem less serious; play down.


  • derogate
  • denigrate
  • pick at
  • disparage
  • talk down


  • stretch
  • expand
  • appreciate
  • lengthen