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Synonyms of pruning

Noun


1. pruning, cutting

usage: something that has been pruned off of a plant

2. pruning, trim, trimming, clipping

usage: the act of trimming a plant

Verb


1. 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"

2. cut, prune, rationalize, rationalise, extinguish, eliminate, get rid of, do away with

usage: weed out unwanted or unnecessary things; "We had to lose weight, so we cut the sugar from our diet"

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