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Synonyms for minimize

make small or insignificant

represent as less significant or important

cause to seem less serious

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"The way to minimize your wire costs is to purchase a baler that will produce high-density bales.
When relevant information would be unduly burdensome to produce, as suggested by Category 3, courts will often tailor a discovery order to minimize the burden on the producing party.
According to Hercules' Johnston, the onsite water treatment consultant should be willing and able to prescribe a transition process that minimizes risk while accomplishing the transition in a timely manner.
It is this ability to efficiently rank order transport pathways to minimize mechanical wear and optimize performance that makes Serial ATA disc drives and elevators kindred technologies.
Some equity mutual funds are "tax-managed" funds, which seek to minimize taxes to shareholders by maintaining a low portfolio turnover rate and considering taxes when buying and selling securities.
But a new design method developed by Swanke Hayden Connell Architects (SHCA) has proven to be an effective means to minimize costly contractor change orders during construction, while providing additional flexibility well into the future.
The program represents surfaces as grids of triangles, and the software computes how each of the grid's vertices moves to minimize surface energy.
This minimizes my fatigue and keeps my stress level down so I can enjoy eating with friends and other activities.
Under which organization would they: (1) pay the least amount in taxes from the time money was earned until they began receiving it; (2) minimize their financial risk; (3) see their securities transferred with the least need for supporting resolutions; (4) minimize the cost of setting up the club; and (5) enjoy the most economical arrangement, in terms of both time and money, over the dub's lifetime?
The disadvantage of Sommerville's style is that it minimizes distinctions which I believe are historically important.
* integrates smoothly with the production process and minimizes capital cost;
This arrangement minimizes potential safety hazards caused by having condensate joints and syphons on the front side of the machine.
This minimizes the amount of data backed up and therefore reduces the time needed for the "backup window" making it different from differential backup.
DTO Series trimmers from Belvac Production Machinery, Lynchburg, Va., use a rotary head with a cam-actuated, three-bladed knife that minimizes ovalization of containers during cutting.
However, such carbonaceous residue can be beneficial when present in lesser amounts, as they provide a reducing atmosphere that minimizes oxidation at the mold-metal interface and generally improves casting surface finish and peel.