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Synonyms for clipping

Noun

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

Verb

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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