verb (used with object), min·i·mized, min·i·miz·ing.
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OTHER WORDS FROM minimizemin·i·mi·za·tion, nounmin·i·miz·er, nounun·min·i·mized, adjectiveun·min·i·miz·ing, adjective
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All the airplane parameters, including wingspan, aerodynamics, speed, flight profile and energy systems, had therefore been designed to minimize energy loss.Use today’s tech solutions to meet the climate crisis and do it profitably|Walter Thompson|February 12, 2021|TechCrunch
Our culture holds a narrow view of what qualifies as worthy of grief, and we tend to minimize our pain by comparing it to others who may have lost a loved one to death and appear to “have it worse.”Politics and conspiracy theories are fracturing relationships. Here’s how to grieve those broken bonds.|Jeff Schrum|February 11, 2021|Washington Post
Marissa Levine, a professor of public health practice at the Tampa-based University of South Florida, said she hopes people will try to minimize their risk due to the threat of the variants and still-high transmission.Super spreader Sunday? Experts worry Super Bowl could trigger coronavirus explosion|Brittany Shammas, Fenit Nirappil, Mark Maske|February 5, 2021|Washington Post
Our focus is to always minimize the impact on our people whenever possible.PayPal is shutting down domestic payments business in India|Manish Singh|February 5, 2021|TechCrunch
You would think that an employer would want to minimize risk towards its workforce.Why Amazon’s $62 Million FTC Labor Settlement Is a Bigger Deal Than the Bezos News|Abby Vesoulis|February 4, 2021|Time
We coo over how cute our cat is and minimize the drudgery of cleaning the litter box.
“To minimize sprawl” has become a bedrock catchphrase of the core political ideology.
When used outside of major urban areas, they minimize the risk of civilian casualties and requirements for granular intelligence.
Now, one company is trying to minimize the potential danger of these (often necessary and life-saving) machines.
“We wanted to minimize the risks,” says the senior State Department official.U.S. Diplomats and Marines Close Embassy and Flee Libya Fighting|Jamie Dettmer|July 27, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Gersonides's entire discussion of miracles shows a deep seated motive to minimize their extent and influence.A History of Mediaeval Jewish Philosophy|Isaac Husik
Nevertheless we must not too much minimize the real merit of those who sought the destruction of slavery.
Of course this will operate with our view of the future too, but only in a general way, to minimize ambition and anxiety.Memoirs of Arthur Hamilton, B. A. Of Trinity College, Cambridge|Arthur Christopher Benson
Wide trenches (6 feet at the top), to minimize the risk of men getting buried during bombardment.The New Gresham Encyclopedia|Various
To minimize the hmorrhage, adrenalin may be added to the cocaine solution.