lessen, make smaller


  • minuscule

    Something minuscule is extremely small in size or amount.

  • minutiae

    The minutiae of something, such as your job or life, are the very small and often unimportant details associated with it.

  • diminution

    A diminution of something is a reduction in the size, number, or importance of it.

  • minimum

    The minimum number of something is the least or smallest amount.

  • diminish

    When something diminishes, it becomes smaller.

  • minority

    The minority in a group includes the people or things that make up less than half of that group.

  • minor

    Something minor, such as a problem, is small and of lesser importance than other things.

  • diminuendo

    gradually decreasing in volume

  • diminutive

    very small

  • minimal

    the least possible

  • minimize

    make small or insignificant

  • minuet

    a stately court dance in the 17th century

  • minus

    on the negative side or lower end of a scale

  • minute(adj.)

    infinitely or immeasurably small

  • minute(n.)

    a unit of time equal to 60 seconds or 1/60th of an hour

  • minuteness

    the property of being very small in size

  • minutia

    a small or minor detail

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