downplay synonyms

Here's a list of possible synonyms and antonyms for the term downplay:

Princeton's WordNet

  1. understate, minimize, minimise, downplayverb

    represent as less significant or important

    belittle, denigrate, play down, understate, minimise, downplay, minimize, derogate, background

  2. background, play down, downplayverb

    understate the importance or quality of

    downplay, minimize, play down, background, understate, minimise

PPDB, the paraphrase database

List of paraphrases:

minimize, trivialise, de-emphasize, minimise, underestimate