rightsize

[ rahyt-sahyz ]
/ ˈraɪtˌsaɪz /

verb (used with object), right·sized, right·siz·ing.

to adjust to an appropriate size: Layoffs will be necessary to rightsize our workforce.

Nearby words

  1. rightly,
  2. rightness,
  3. righto,
  4. rights,
  5. rights issue,
  6. rightward,
  7. rightwardly,
  8. rightwards,
  9. righty,
  10. rigi

Origin of rightsize

First recorded in 1985–90

Can be confuseddownsize fire lay off rightsize terminate

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British Dictionary definitions for rightsizing

rightsize

/ (ˈraɪtˌsaɪz) /

verb

to restructure (an organization) to cut costs and improve effectiveness without ruthlessly downsizing
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