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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.
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.
Cornell Cooper Brown's girlfriend's testimony during the trial differed from what she initially told police, and the expert witness described the tendency of domestic violence victims to deny or minimize allegations of abuse.
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.
Since a reducing atmosphere within the mold cavity appears to promote lustrous carbon formation, sand additives were selected to minimize or change the mold atmosphere to one promoting oxidizing conditions.
The program represents surfaces as grids of triangles, and the software computes how each of the grid's vertices moves to minimize surface energy.
Criminals frequently employ these defense mechanisms to rationalize their actions, to project blame onto someone or something else, and to minimize their crimes.
Given the PostPath Server's low maintenance design, users enjoy the speed of remote office on-site deployment without requiring the expense of local IT support while IT minimizes bandwidth costs and gains the convenience of centralized administration.
This approach minimizes contamination because the operator can physically see what he's feeding into the shredder.
The reduction of turbulence also minimizes formation of some oxides in molten aluminum.
orifice that minimizes pressure drop to less than 2 psi on average, maximizing flow to the process, according to Conair's Fosco.
Performing value engineering during the conceptual stages thus prevents costly reworking of documents and minimizes future operating expenses.
Using the Ceterus products with legacy wireline and wireless backhaul technologies permits the carrier to extend the life of already deployed access and RAN equipment and minimizes the need for costly upgrades.