Synonyms of minimize in English:

minimize


See definition of minimize

verb

1‘the aim is to minimize costs’

SYNONYMS
keep down, keep at a minimum, keep to a minimum, reduce, decrease, cut back on, cut down, lessen, curtail, diminish, prune, pare down, shrink
informal slash
ANTONYMS

maximize, increase

2‘we should not minimize the value of his contribution’

SYNONYMS
belittle, make light of, play down, underestimate, underrate, make little of, downplay, underplay, undervalue, detract from, sell short, de-emphasize, understate, discount, soft-pedal, reduce, lessen, brush aside, gloss over, trivialize, decry, disparage, deprecate, depreciate, denigrate
informal pooh-pooh
archaic hold cheap
rare derogate, misprize, minify
ANTONYMS

exaggerate