Translation of "minimize" - English-Japanese dictionary


verb present participle minimizing, past tense and past participle minimized UK usually -ise uk /ˈmɪn·ɪ·maɪz/ us /ˈmɪn·əˌmɑɪz/

to make something that is unpleasant as small as possible

We try to minimize the risk of accidents.

to make something small on a computer screen

Minimize the window by clicking in the corner.

(Translation of “minimize” from the Cambridge English–Japanese Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)