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downplay

synonym (synonym of downplay)

antonym (antonym of downplay)

hypernym (downplay IS A KIND OF .... relation)

  • represent as less significant or important (verb.communication)
    impart knowledge of some fact, state or affairs, or event to (verb.communication)
     
  • understate the importance or quality of (verb.change)
    to stress, single out as important (verb.communication)
     

hyponym (.... IS A KIND OF downplay relation)

  • represent as less significant or important (verb.communication)
    make trivial or insignificant (verb.communication)
     
  • understate the importance or quality of (verb.change)
    dismiss as insignificant (verb.change)
     
  • (verb.communication)
    play down or obscure (verb.communication)
     

derivation (.... is derived from downplay)

  • represent as less significant or important (verb.communication)
    the act of reducing something to the least possible amount or degree or position (noun.act)
     
  • (noun.communication)
    a statement that is restrained in ironic contrast to what might have been said (noun.communication)
     
  • (noun.quantity)
    the smallest possible quantity (noun.quantity)
     
  • understate the importance or quality of (verb.change)
    relatively unimportant or inconspicuous accompanying situation (noun.event)
     
synonym antonym hypernym hyponym derivation minimise minimize understate background foreground highlight play up spotlight amplify exaggerate accent accentuate emphasise emphasize inform wave off soft-pedal trivialise background minimisation minimization understatement lower limit minimum

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