to a (bare) minimum

Definition of to a (bare) minimum

  1. :  as low as possible We need to keep expenses to a (bare) minimum.

Word by Word Definitions

bareplay
  1. :  lacking a natural, usual, or appropriate covering

    :  lacking clothing

    :  bareheaded

  1. :  to make or lay (something) bare (see 1bare) :  uncover

  1. : archaic past ofbear

minimumplay
  1. :  the least quantity assignable, admissible, or possible

    :  the least of a set of numbers

    :  the smallest value assumed by a continuous (see continuous 2) function defined on a closed (see closed 2b) interval


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