minimize / ˈmɪn əˌmaɪz /


minimize 的定义

v. 有主动词 verb

min·i·mized, min·i·miz·ing.

  1. to reduce to the smallest possible amount or degree.
  2. to represent at the lowest possible amount, value, importance, influence, etc., especially in a disparaging way; belittle.

minimize 近义词

v. 动词 verb

make smaller; underrate


  1. All the airplane parameters, including wingspan, aerodynamics, speed, flight profile and energy systems, had therefore been designed to minimize energy loss.
  2. 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.”
  3. 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.
  4. Our focus is to always minimize the impact on our people whenever possible.
  5. You would think that an employer would want to minimize risk towards its workforce.
  6. We coo over how cute our cat is and minimize the drudgery of cleaning the litter box.
  7. “To minimize sprawl” has become a bedrock catchphrase of the core political ideology.
  8. When used outside of major urban areas, they minimize the risk of civilian casualties and requirements for granular intelligence.
  9. Now, one company is trying to minimize the potential danger of these (often necessary and life-saving) machines.
  10. “We wanted to minimize the risks,” says the senior State Department official.
  11. Gersonides's entire discussion of miracles shows a deep seated motive to minimize their extent and influence.
  12. Nevertheless we must not too much minimize the real merit of those who sought the destruction of slavery.
  13. Of course this will operate with our view of the future too, but only in a general way, to minimize ambition and anxiety.
  14. Wide trenches (6 feet at the top), to minimize the risk of men getting buried during bombardment.
  15. To minimize the hmorrhage, adrenalin may be added to the cocaine solution.