HyperDic: snip

English > 4 senses of the word snip:
VERBcontactsnip, nip, nip off, clip, snip offsever or remove by pinching or snipping / snipping
contactsnip, clip, crop, trim, lop, dress, prune, cut backcultivate, tend, and cut back the growth of
NOUNartifactsnip, snippet, snippinga small piece of anything (especially a piece that has been snipped off)
actsnip, clip, clippingthe act of clipping / clipping or snipping / snipping
snip > pronunciation
Soundssnih'p
Rhymesacquaintanceship ... zip / ZIP: 103 rhymes with ihp...
English > snip: 4 senses > noun 1, artifact
MeaningA small piece of anything (especially a piece that has been snipped off).
Synonymssnippet, snipping
BroaderpieceA separate part of a whole
Spanishrecorte, retal, retazo, snippet
Catalanfragment, retall
Verbssnipcultivate, tend, and cut back the growth of
snipsever or remove by pinching or snipping / snipping
English > snip: 4 senses > noun 2, act
MeaningThe act of clipping / clipping or snipping / snipping.
Synonymsclip, clipping
Narrowernip, pinchA small sharp bite or snip
Broadercut, cutting, cutting offThe act of shortening something by chopping off the ends
Spanishrapadura, rapamiento, tijerada
Catalanesquilada, pelada, rapada, xollada
Verbssnipcultivate, tend, and cut back the growth of
snipsever or remove by pinching or snipping / snipping
English > snip: 4 senses > verb 1, contact
Meaningsever or remove by pinching or snipping / snipping.
PatternSomebody ----s something; Somebody ----s somebody; Something ----s somebody; Something ----s something
Synonymsnip, nip off, clip, snip off
Broadercutseparate with or as if with an instrument
Spanishcortar, tijeretear
Catalanretallar, tallar
Nounssnipthe act of clipping / clipping or snipping / snipping
snip, snippinga small piece of anything (especially a piece that has been snipped off)
English > snip: 4 senses > verb 2, contact
Meaningcultivate, tend, and cut back the growth of.
PatternSomebody ----s something; Something ----s something
Synonymsclip, crop, trim, lop, dress, prune, cut back
Narrowerdisbudthin out buds to improve the quality of the remaining flowers
poll, pollardconvert into a pollard
shearcut with shears
top, pinchcut the top off
Broaderthin outmake sparse
Spanishpodar
Catalanesporgar, podar
Nounssnipthe act of clipping / clipping or snipping / snipping
snipa small piece of anything (especially a piece that has been snipped off)

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