Synonyms of clip


1. cartridge holder, cartridge clip, clip, magazine, supply chamber

usage: a metal frame or container holding cartridges; can be inserted into an automatic gun

2. time, clip, case, instance, example

usage: an instance or single occasion for some event; "this time he succeeded"; "he called four times"; "he could do ten at a clip"

3. clip, fastener, fastening, holdfast, fixing

usage: any of various small fasteners used to hold loose articles together

4. clip, jewelry, jewellery

usage: an article of jewelry that can be clipped onto a hat or dress

5. clip, clipping, snip, cut, cutting, cutting off

usage: the act of clipping or snipping

6. clip, blow

usage: a sharp slanting blow; "he gave me a clip on the ear"


1. nip, nip off, clip, snip, snip off, cut

usage: sever or remove by pinching or snipping; "nip off the flowers"

2. trot, jog, clip, run

usage: run at a moderately swift pace

3. clip, attach

usage: attach with a clip; "clip the papers together"

4. snip, clip, crop, trim, lop, dress, prune, cut back, thin out

usage: cultivate, tend, and cut back the growth of; "dress the plants in the garden"

5. clip, curtail, cut short, shorten

usage: terminate or abbreviate before its intended or proper end or its full extent; "My speech was cut short"; "Personal freedom is curtailed in many countries"

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Definition and meaning of clip (Dictionary)