minify

Definitions of minify
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v make smaller

Synonyms:
decrease, lessen
Antonyms:
increase
make bigger or more
Types:
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suppress
reduce the incidence or severity of or stop
mitigate
make less severe or harsh
pare, pare down
decrease gradually or bit by bit
circumscribe, confine, limit
restrict or confine, "I limit you to two visits to the pub a day"
boil down, concentrate, reduce
cook until very little liquid is left
reduce, shrink
reduce in size; reduce physically
abbreviate, abridge, contract, cut, foreshorten, reduce, shorten
reduce in scope while retaining essential elements
abate, slack, slake
make less active or intense
lour, lower, turn down
make lower or quieter
de-escalate, step down, weaken
reduce the level or intensity or size or scope of
minimise, minimize
make small or insignificant
bring down, cut, cut back, cut down, reduce, trim, trim back, trim down
cut down on; make a reduction in
cut
have a reducing effect
relax, slack, slack up, slacken
make less active or fast
belittle, diminish
lessen the authority, dignity, or reputation of
lighten, relieve
alleviate or remove (pressure or stress) or make less oppressive
bowdlerise, bowdlerize, castrate, expurgate, shorten
edit by omitting or modifying parts considered indelicate
hold down
restrain
keep down, number
place a limit on the number of
cap
restrict the number or amount of
curb, curtail, cut back, restrict
place restrictions on
reduce, scale down
make smaller
reef
reduce (a sail) by taking in a reef
miniaturise, miniaturize
design or construct on a smaller scale
concentrate, condense, digest
make more concise
shorten
make shorter than originally intended; reduce or retrench in length or duration
hedge
minimize loss or risk
spill
reduce the pressure of wind on (a sail)
quench
reduce the degree of (luminescence or phosphorescence) in (excited molecules or a material) by adding a suitable substance
retrench
make a reduction, as in one's workforce
slash
cut drastically
thin out
make sparse
thin
make thin or thinner
depopulate, desolate
reduce in population
detract, take away
take away a part from; diminish
deflate
reduce or cut back the amount or availability of, creating a decline in value or prices
inflate
increase the amount or availability of, creating a rise in value
downsize
reduce in size or number
downsize
make in a smaller size
subtract
take off or away
delimit, delimitate, demarcate
set, mark, or draw the boundaries of something
content
satisfy in a limited way
contract
make smaller
ration
restrict the consumption of a relatively scarce commodity, as during war
knock off, shave
cut the price of
Type of:
alter, change, modify
cause to change; make different; cause a transformation

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