Synonyms of clipping


1. clipping, newspaper clipping, press clipping, cutting, press cutting, excerpt, excerption, extract, selection

usage: an excerpt cut from a newspaper or magazine; "he searched through piles of letters and clippings"

2. trim, trimming, clipping, cut, cutting, cutting off

usage: cutting down to the desired size or shape

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

usage: the act of clipping or snipping


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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