slim down


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slim down

vb (adverb)
1. to make or become slim, esp intentionally
2. (Economics) to make (an organization) more efficient or (of an organization) to become more efficient, esp by cutting staff
n
(Economics) an instance of an organization slimming down
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Verb1.slim down - take off weightslim down - take off weight      
sweat off - lose weight by sweating; "I sweated off 3 pounds in the sauna"
change state, turn - undergo a transformation or a change of position or action; "We turned from Socialism to Capitalism"; "The people turned against the President when he stole the election"
Translations

w>slim down

vt sep
personabnehmen lassen, schlank(er) machen
(fig) business etcverschlanken; budgetkürzen
vi
(person) → abnehmen, abspecken (inf)
(fig, business etc) → verschlanken, abspecken (inf)
References in periodicals archive ?
TOMORROW IT'S time to slim down and feel fab for summer with the help of Slimming World and the Irish Mirror.
com)-- The Slim Down Challenge, hosted by Seattle Sutton's Healthy Eating (SSHE) of Minnesota, was a 16-week challenge for participants to improve their health and lose weight through their nutrition.
Kailyn Lowry is the latest celebrity to claim waist training helped her slim down and shed a few inches.
In Britain, around 11 million people - almost one in six of the population - are on some form of diet; many in a bid to slim down for a particular event.
The former Brookside star has already had one session with celebrity hypnotherapist Susan Hepburn, who also helped Lily Allen slim down.
The US Federal Reserve could force banks in the nation to slim down their operations.
OBESE mum Kim Freshwater knew it was time to slim down when she missed her son's school prize day because she was afraid the folding chairs would collapse under her.
After back-to-back pregnancies, Jessica Simpson was on thin ice with Weight Watchers, who is paying her a pretty penny to slim down for the brand.
London, Oct 25 ( ANI ): Kim Kardashian, who vowed to slim down earlier this month, decided to show off the fruits of her labour by tweeting a picture of her toned tummy on Wednesday.
A statement issued by Jafari's web site said, "The Alliance's Political Body discussed Maliki's suggestion to slim down the cabinet, based on the 100 days experience taking into consideration the blocs' opinion and future cooperation.
Mandy Rutland has lost 11 stone in just 15 months since her mam, Susan, begged her to slim down before losing her own battle against lung cancer.
She should be an inspiration to other women in Holmfirth who want to slim down - I'm sure she'd be stunning out on the dance floor too.