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To hang downward; to be pendent; to lean to one side.
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  1. To hang downward; to be pendent; to lean to one side.
  2. To trim (a tree, etc.) by cutting off branches, twigs, or stems
  3. (Usually with off) To cut off as the top or extreme part of anything, especially to prune a small limb off a shrub or tree, or sometimes to behead someone.
To fasten with or as if with a clip; hold tightly.
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  1. To fasten with or as if with a clip; hold tightly.
  2. To cut off the edge of:
  3. To fasten with a clip or clips
To cut off the end of (a tail, etc.); clip or bob
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  1. To cut off the end of (a tail, etc.); clip or bob
  2. To bring or pilot (a ship) to or into a dock and moor it
  3. To clip short or cut off (an animal's tail, for example).
To shape or form by chopping:
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  1. To shape or form by chopping:
  2. To cut into small pieces:
  3. To cut by striking with a heavy sharp tool, such as an ax:
To cut short; curtail.
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  1. To cut short; curtail.
  2. To cut the hair of
  3. To cut off the edge of (coins)
To remove sections, as along the edges, of (a photographic image) so as to improve the composition of the finished print
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  1. To remove sections, as along the edges, of (a photographic image) so as to improve the composition of the finished print
  2. To cut (hair, for example) very short.
  3. To cut or bite off the tops or ends of:
To remove or delete:
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  1. To remove or delete:
  2. To go directly and often hastily:
  3. To form by penetrating, probing, or digging:
(Intransitive with on) To reduce the amount of (something).
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  1. (Intransitive with on) To reduce the amount of (something).
  2. (Intransitive with on) To reduce consumption.
  3. (Intransitive with on) To reduce spending.
To bring down by cutting.
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  1. To bring down by cutting.
  2. (Idiomatic) To reduce the amount of something.
  3. Used other than as an idiom: see cut,"Ž down.
To trim (a tree, etc.) by cutting off branches, twigs, or stems
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  1. To trim (a tree, etc.) by cutting off branches, twigs, or stems
  2. To cut off a part or parts from; trim:
  3. (Usually with off) To cut off as the top or extreme part of anything, especially to prune a small limb off a shrub or tree, or sometimes to behead someone.
To become lower; sink, fall, become reduced, etc.
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  1. To become lower; sink, fall, become reduced, etc.
  2. To let, bring, or move down to a lower level.
  3. To weaken; undermine:
To remove by or as if by cutting, clipping, or shaving:
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  1. To remove by or as if by cutting, clipping, or shaving:
  2. To remove the outer covering or skin of with a knife or similar instrument:
  3. To cut or trim away (the rind, skin, covering, rough surface, etc.) of (anything); peel
A force, movement or pressure applied to an object perpendicular to a given axis, with greater value on one side of the axis than the other.
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  1. A force, movement or pressure applied to an object perpendicular to a given axis, with greater value on one side of the axis than the other.
  2. To cut or clip the hair, wool, etc. from
  3. To cut with or as if with shears:
To cut a slit or slits in, especially so as to reveal an underlying color:
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  1. To cut a slit or slits in, especially so as to reveal an underlying color:
  2. To cut or form by cutting with forceful sweeping strokes:
  3. To cut or wound with a sweeping stroke or strokes, as of a knife
To remove (excess or unwanted parts):
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  1. To remove (excess or unwanted parts):
  2. To cut (something) down to the required size or shape
  3. To clip, lop, cut, etc.
To shorten or reduce:
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  1. To shorten or reduce:
  2. To replace (the edge of a crystal) with a plane face.
  3. To shorten (a number) by dropping one or more digits after the decimal point.
Find another word for prune. In this page you can discover 18 synonyms, antonyms, idiomatic expressions, and related words for prune, like: lop, clip, dock, cut, chop, clip, crop, cut, cut back, cut down and lop.