Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • transitive verb To bring to an optimal number or size.

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  • verb euphemistic downsize

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Examples

  • Reorganizing is the word used to describe this overall activity; the word downsize was replaced later with the more accurate term rightsize to show that bigger did not necessarily mean better.

    VISION, VALUES, AND COURAGE

  • Reorganizing is the word used to describe this overall activity; the word downsize was replaced later with the more accurate term rightsize to show that bigger did not necessarily mean better.

    VISION, VALUES, AND COURAGE

  • Teachers countrywide have been offered severance packages in the government's attempt to "rightsize" the education system and redeploy teachers to under-serviced rural areas.

    ANC Daily News Briefing

  • She also talked about the need to "rightsize" immigration and her reluctance to grant amnesty to undocumented immigrants.

    NY1 - Top Stories

  • She also talked about the need to "rightsize" immigration and her reluctance to grant amnesty to undocumented immigrants.

    NY1 - Top Stories

  • She also talked about the need to "rightsize" immigration and her reluctance to grant amnesty to undocumented immigrants.

    NY1 - Top Stories

  • She also talked about the need to "rightsize" immigration and her reluctance to grant amnesty to undocumented immigrants.

    NY1 - Top Stories

  • SAA has also retrenched more than 2 000 of its staff, to "rightsize" the business.

    News24

  • She also talked about the need to "rightsize" immigration and her reluctance to grant amnesty to undocumented immigrants.

    NY1 - Top Stories

  • She also talked about the need to "rightsize" immigration and her reluctance to grant amnesty to undocumented immigrants.

    NY1 - Top Stories

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