What does minimise mean?

Definitions for minimise

Here are all the 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"


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of minimise in Chaldean Numerology is: 6

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of minimise in Pythagorean Numerology is: 1

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. Chief Executive Brian Molefe:

    It will have operational consequences, we will do our best to minimise the risk of load shedding, striking a balance with Eskom's already depleted balance sheet.

  4. 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.

  5. The Business Ministry:

    The UK government is actively working with Tata Steel and the British Steel Pension Scheme's Trustees to find a solution that will help minimise its impact on a potential purchaser, and potentially separate it from the business.

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