slim down

phrasal verb
slimmed down; slimming down; slims down

Definition of slim down

1 : to lose weight : to become thinner
2 : to make (something) smaller : reduce We have to slim down the company's advertising budget.
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“Slim down.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/slim%20down. Accessed 6 Jul. 2022.

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