Link to this page verb-transitive: to cut back into the tiniest feasible amount, extent, size, or degree. Usage Problem to cut back. See Usage Note at minimal. To represent as having the least degree of importance, value, or size: minimized the magnitude of the crisis. See Synonyms at decry. to lessen towards smallest component or proportion possible; to reduce to a minimum. To portray, to oneself or others, as of no significance or minimal relevance or effect; to belittle or disarage. View More verb: which will make (anything) as small or since insignificant that you can. To remove (a window) through the primary show area, collapsing it to an icon or caption. represent as less considerable or important cause to appear less really serious; play-down make tiny or insignificant View More others: To reduce to a minimum, or even the lowest terms or proportions; make as little or small as you are able to; also, to depreciate; treat slightingly: since, to reduce the probability of war. In addition spelled minimise. Related Sources Definition for "minimize" to cut back into the tiniest feasible amount,… View More Sentence for "minimize" Quotes for "minimize" "A vegan diet takes care of…" View More Synonym for "minimize" Verb Forms for "minimize" Phrases for "minimize" Form for "minimize"