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Synonyms for retrench
rɪˈtrɛntʃre·trench

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  1. retrench

    Synonyms:
    reduce, abbreviate, diminish, limit, contract, curtail, lessen, economize

    Antonyms:
    enlarge, increase, extend, expand, multiply, amplify, augment

Princeton's WordNet

  1. retrenchverb

    tighten one's belt; use resources carefully

  2. retrenchverb

    make a reduction, as in one's workforce

    "The company had to retrench"

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Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. retrenchverb

    Synonyms:
    curtail, cut, lop, dock, prune, pare, clip, cut short, cut off, lop off

  2. retrenchverb

    Synonyms:
    diminish, lessen, decrease

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. retrenchverb

    Synonyms:
    curtail, lessen, diminish, abridge, limit, confine

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#1204contract
#2036reduce
#2110limit
#16650summarize
#21475diminish
#25048lessen
#43430curtail
#60459condense
#82163abbreviate
#101576abridge
#125327economize
#142401epitomize
#173180amputate
#225728retrench

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