very small, detailed, or inconsequential
– I am trying to prevent this from happening as much as possible, but sometimes I get too caught up in the minute details of a project and forget to look at the big picture.
– The minute details make perfection, and perfection is not a minute detail – Leonardo da Vinci
– Frédéric Chopin told his pupil that his little finger was too minute for him to ever become a great pianist.
small, inconsequential, insignificant, tiny
1. to take part in a lawsuit; 2. to file a lawsuit against someone
– Their attorney advised the parents to settle their case rather than litigate.
– The IT Company is a litigant in two separate cases right now: one in which the company is accused of copyright infringement and one over an alleged trade secret violation by a former employee.
– Although we believe that we were within our rights, it would be best to avoid litigation, since going to court would be costly and time consuming.
– We’ve decided to litigate the matter on principle, and we’re not interested in a settlement.
contest, proceed, sue, file suit