HyperDic: minify

English > 1 sense of the word minify:
VERBchangeminify, decrease, lessenmake smaller
English > minify: 1 sense > verb 1, change
Meaningmake smaller.
PatternSomebody ----s something; Something ----s something
Synonymsdecrease, lessen
Narrowerabridge, foreshorten, abbreviate, shorten, cut, contract, reduceReduce in scope while retaining essential elements
cutHave a reducing effect
de-escalate, weaken, step downReduce the level or intensity or size or scope of
diminish, belittlelessen the authority, dignity, or reputation of
limit, circumscribe, confine torestrict or confine, "I limit you to two visits to the pub a day"
minimize, minimisemake small or insignificant
mitigatemake less severe or harsh
pare, pare downdecrease gradually or bit by bit
reduce, cut down, cut back, trim, trim down, trim back, cut, bring downcut down on
reduce, boil down, concentratecook until very little liquid / liquid is left
shrink, reduceReduce in size
slack, slacken, slack up, relaxmake less active or fast
slake, abate, slackmake less active / active / active or intense
suppressReduce the incidence or severity of or stop
turn down, lower, lourmake lower or quieter
Broaderchange, alter, modifyCause to change
Oppositeincreasemake bigger or more
Spanishdecrecer, disminuir, menguar, mermar, reducir
Catalandecréixer, disminuir, reduir

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