Definitions for minimise

This page provides all possible meanings and translations of the word minimise

Princeton's WordNet

  1. understate, minimize, minimise, downplay(verb)

    represent as less significant or important

  2. minimize, minimise(verb)

    make small or insignificant

    "Let's minimize the risk"

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Gideon Tadmor:

    I don't want to minimise the significance of what happened.

  2. Sylwia Winiarek:

    It cannot be excluded that in order to minimise the operational risk we will reduce the scale of orders from JSW.

  3. Jonas Bengtsson:

    When you do that kind of analysis, you should realise you can't have a short-sighted view, maximising competition in order to minimise prices. There are other factors to take into account, quality, willingness to invest.

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