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1. retrench

verb. ['riːˈtrɛntʃ'] make a reduction, as in one's workforce.

Synonyms

  • trim down
  • cut
  • bring down
  • trim
  • cut down
  • reduce
  • cut back

Antonyms

  • inflate
  • deflate
  • increase
  • lengthen

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Rhymes with Retrench

  • entrench
  • stench
  • quench
  • french
  • drench
  • clench
  • wrench
  • tench
  • rentsch
  • mench
  • lentsch
  • jentsch
  • hench
  • bench

Sentences with retrench


1. Verb, base form
Any company that plans to retrench needs to think about ways to minimize the impact on corporate staff.

2. retrench

verb. ['riːˈtrɛntʃ'] tighten one's belt; use resources carefully.

Synonyms

  • husband
  • economise
  • conserve

Antonyms

  • expand
  • uncut
  • switch on
  • strengthen
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