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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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Words that Rhyme with Retrench

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

Example sentences of the word 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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