minimise

Definitions of minimise
  1. verb
    make small or insignificant
    synonyms: minimize
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    Antonyms:
    maximise, maximize
    make as big or large as possible
    types:
    hedge
    minimize loss or risk
    type of:
    decrease, lessen, minify
    make smaller
  2. verb
    represent as less significant or important
    synonyms: downplay, minimize, understate
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    Antonyms:
    amplify, exaggerate, hyperbolise, hyperbolize, magnify, overdraw, overstate
    to enlarge beyond bounds or the truth
    types:
    trivialise, trivialize
    make trivial or insignificant
    type of:
    inform
    impart knowledge of some fact, state or affairs, or event to
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