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Minify   Listen
verb
Minify  v. t.  (past & past part. minified; pres. part. minifying)  
1.
To make small, or smaller; to diminish the apparent dimensions of; to lessen.
2.
To degrade by speech or action.






Collaborative International Dictionary of English 0.48








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"Minify" Quotes from Famous Books



... the whole affair is that the old ideal of one's inn, as a place where one shall take one's ease, has perished in the evolution of the magnificent American hotel which we have been maliciously seeking to minify in the image of its Old World germ. One may take one's ease in one's hotel only if one is dressed to the mind of the hotel-keeper, or perhaps finally the head waiter. But what is more important still is that probably the vast multitude of the moneyed vulgar ...
— Imaginary Interviews • W. D. Howells

... realm of the mental and the physical,—the sense will. It is the will of the one who is not yet awake to the fact that there is a life that far transcends the life of merely the intellect and the physical senses, and which when realized and lived, does not do away with or minify these, but which, on the contrary, brings them to their highest perfection and to their powers of keenest enjoyment. The divine will is the will of the higher self, the will of the one who recognizes his oneness with the Divine, and who consequently brings his will to ...
— In Tune with the Infinite - or, Fullness of Peace, Power, and Plenty • Ralph Waldo Trine



Words linked to "Minify" :   minimise, reduce, de-escalate, slacken, concentrate, trim, suppress, decrease, modify, limit, contract, belittle, turn down, weaken, pare, bring down, mitigate, trim back, trim down, lower, shorten, shrink



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