Definition of 'downsizing'
Example sentences containing 'downsizing'
These examples have been automatically selected and may contain sensitive content. Read more…
The worst part is always dealing with the problems of downsizing. Times, Sunday Times (2012)The vendors are downsizing because the garden is too large for them to manage. Times, Sunday Times (2008)His family has grown up and he and his wife are downsizing. Times, Sunday Times (2009)Growing numbers are downsizing to free up money to fund the move. The Sun (2016)This is the period when we look to downsizing to reset the balance of resources in the company. LIVING ON THE FAULT LINE, REVISED EDITION (2002)Is she looking forward to downsizing? Times, Sunday Times (2007)They like the idea of downsizing to a property with only 5.3 acres. Times, Sunday Times (2009)It is now preparing to cut another 10% of space by downsizing more shops. Times, Sunday Times (2013)Many of our clients are restructuring and downsizing, so we tend to see less headcount in our restaurants. Times, Sunday Times (2013)We compare the economics of downsizing with equity release, an alternative way of turning your home into a piggy bank. Times, Sunday Times (2014)
Trends of 'downsizing'
Used Occasionally. downsizing is one of the 30000 most commonly used words in the Collins dictionary
View usage over:
Definition of downsizing from the Collins English Dictionary
Study guides for every stage of your learning journey
Whether you're in search of a crossword puzzle, a detailed guide to tying knots, or tips on writing the perfect college essay, Harper Reference has you covered for all your study needs.
5 unusual words & phrases to upgrade your World Cup 2018 banter
Impress your friends, family and colleagues with this unusual collection of football lingo.
VAR, planebae & a peng sort: July’s Words in the News
Catch up on the latest words in the news this July with Robert Groves.
Join the Collins community
All the latest wordy news, linguistic insights, offers and competitions every month.