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minimizeverb abbreviate, abridge, attach little imporrance to, attenuate, bedwarf, belittle, cheapen, clip, criticize, curtail, cut down, cut down to size, cut short, decimate, decry, deduct, deflate, degrade, demote, derogate, detract, diminish, discount, disparage, dwarf, lessen, lower, make brief, make less, make little of, make smaller, make thin, misprize, overshadow, pare, pay little attention to, pay little heed to, prune, reduce, renner less, ridicule, run down, scale down, scorn, set at naught, shave, shorten, show no respect, shrink, slash, slight, slur over, sneer at, strip, subtract, thin, think little of, think nothing of, underestimate, underpraise, underprice, underrate, underreckon, understate, undervalue
Associated concepts: minimize damage
See also: abate, allay, commute, decrease, depreciate, dilute, diminish, disparage, lessen, misprize, palliate, reduce, relax, remit, underestimate