HyperDic: minimal

English > 1 sense of the word minimal:
ADJECTIVEallminimal, minimumthe least possible
minimal > pronunciation
Soundsmih'nahmahl
Rhymesabdominal ... zoological: 2115 rhymes with ahl...
English > minimal: 1 sense > adjective 1
MeaningThe least possible.
Examples
  • "needed to enforce minimal standards"
  • "her grades were minimal"
  • "a minimal charge for the service"
Synonymminimum
Narrowerborderline, marginalOf questionable or minimal quality
negligibleSo small as to be meaningless
nominal, token, tokenishinsignificantly small
stripped, stripped-downHaving only essential or minimal features
See alsomeager, meagre, meagerly, stingy, scrimpyDeficient in amount or quality or extent
Oppositemaximal, maximumThe greatest or most complete or best possible
Spanishminimalista, mínimo
Catalanmínim, minimalista
Adverbsminimallyto a minimal degree

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