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Synonyms of trimming

Noun


1. trimming, decoration

usage: the act of adding decoration; "the children had to be in bed before it was time for the trimming of the tree"

2. trimming, trim, passementerie, adornment

usage: a decoration or adornment on a garment; "the trimming on a hat"; "the trim on a shirt"

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

usage: cutting down to the desired size or shape

Verb


1. pare, trim, cut

usage: remove the edges from and cut down to the desired size; "pare one's fingernails"; "trim the photograph"; "trim lumber"

2. trim, decorate, adorn, grace, ornament, embellish, beautify

usage: decorate, as with ornaments; "trim the christmas tree"; "trim a shop window"

3. reduce, cut down, cut back, trim, trim down, trim back, cut, bring down, decrease, lessen, minify

usage: cut down on; make a reduction in; "reduce your daily fat intake"; "The employer wants to cut back health benefits"

4. trim, balance, equilibrate, equilibrize, equilibrise

usage: balance in flight by regulating the control surfaces; "trim an airplane"

5. trim, be

usage: be in equilibrium during a flight; "The airplane trimmed"

6. trim, garnish, dress, decorate, adorn, grace, ornament, embellish, beautify

usage: decorate (food), as with parsley or other ornamental foods

7. 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"

8. shave, trim, cut

usage: cut closely; "trim my beard"

9. trim, adjust, set, correct

usage: adjust (sails on a ship) so that the wind is optimally used

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