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Definitions and Synonyms of minify | Another word for minify | What is minify?

Definition 1: make smaller - [verb of change]

Samples where minify or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • He decreased his staff

Synonyms for minify in the sense of this definition

(minify is a kind of ...) cause to change; make different; cause a transformation

"The advent of the automobile may have altered the growth pattern of the city" "The discussion has changed my thinking about the issue"

(... is a kind of minify ) make less active or fast

"He slackened his pace as he got tired" "Don't relax your efforts now"

(... is a kind of minify ) have a reducing effect

"This cuts into my earnings"

(... is a kind of minify ) cut down on; make a reduction in

"reduce your daily fat intake" "The employer wants to cut back health benefits"

(... is a kind of minify ) make small or insignificant

"Let's minimize the risk"

(... is a kind of minify ) reduce the level or intensity or size or scope of

"de-escalate a crisis"

(... is a kind of minify ) make lower or quieter

"turn down the volume of a radio"

(... is a kind of minify ) make less active or intense

(... is a kind of minify ) reduce in scope while retaining essential elements

"The manuscript must be shortened"

(... is a kind of minify ) reduce in size; reduce physically

"Hot water will shrink the sweater" "Can you shrink this image?"

(... is a kind of minify ) cook until very little liquid is left

"The cook reduced the sauce by boiling it for a long time"

(... is a kind of minify ) restrict or confine within limits

"I limit you to two visits to the pub a day" "please confine your questions to the topic" "our actions are circumscribed by our biology, personality, and by the social and cultural context into which we are born"

(... is a kind of minify ) decrease gradually or bit by bit

(... is a kind of minify ) make less severe or harsh

"mitigating circumstances"

(... is a kind of minify ) lessen to the point of stopping

"suppress a yawn" "this drug can suppress the hemorrhage"

(... is a kind of minify ) lessen the authority, dignity, or reputation of

"don't belittle your colleagues"

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