A corporation that downsized its personnel in response to a poor economy.
Cars that were downsized during an era of high gasoline prices.
Corporations continued to downsize after the economy recovered.
To downsize a company by eliminating jobs.
The company chose to downsize by laying off half of its workers.
They downsized the division by offering attractive early-retirement packages and selling off an office building.
Workers who were downsized during the recession.
Origin of downsize
- down- + size