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Another word for trim

  1. To make neat and trim; make presentable

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  2. To decrease, as in length or amount, by or as if by severing or excising

      1. To shorten or reduce:
      2. To shorten (a number) by dropping one or more digits after the decimal point.
      3. To replace (the edge of a crystal) with a plane face.
      1. To cut or form by cutting with forceful sweeping strokes:
      2. To make a gash or gashes in.
      3. To cut a slit or slits in, especially so as to reveal an underlying color:
      1. To remove (fleece or hair) by cutting or clipping.
      2. To remove the hair or fleece from.
      3. To cut with or as if with shears:
      1. The partially dried fruit of any of several varieties of the common plum, Prunus domestica.
      2. Any kind of plum that can be dried without spoiling.
      3. An ill-tempered, stupid, or incompetent person.
      1. To remove the outer covering or skin of with a knife or similar instrument:
      2. To remove by or as if by cutting, clipping, or shaving:
      3. To reduce, as in quantity or size; trim:
      1. To look angry, sullen, or threatening.
      2. To appear dark or stormy, as the sky.
      3. A threatening, sullen, or angry look.
      1. To cut off (a part), especially from a tree or shrub:
      2. To cut off a part or parts from; trim:
      3. To eliminate or excise as superfluous:
      1. Used other than as an idiom: see cut,"Ž down.
      2. To bring down by cutting.
      3. (idiomatic) To insult, to belittle.
      1. (intransitive with on) To reduce the amount of (something).
      2. (intransitive with on) To reduce spending.
      3. (intransitive with on) To reduce consumption.
      1. To penetrate with a sharp edge; strike a narrow opening in.
      2. To separate into parts with or as if with a sharp-edged instrument; sever:
      3. To sever the edges or ends of; shorten:
      1. Cultivated plants or agricultural produce, such as grain, vegetables, or fruit, considered as a group:
      2. The total yield of such produce in a particular season or place:
      3. A group, quantity, or supply appearing at one time:
      1. To cut, cut off, or cut out with or as if with shears:
      2. To make shorter by cutting; trim:
      3. To cut off the edge of:
      1. To cut by striking with a heavy sharp tool, such as an ax:
      2. To shape or form by chopping:
      3. To cut into small pieces:
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  3. To make a slight reduction in (a price)

      1. To remove the beard or other body hair from, with a razor or shaver:
      2. To cut (the beard, for example) at the surface of the skin with a razor or shaver.
      3. To crop, trim, or mow closely:
      1. Light diminished in intensity as a result of the interception of the rays; partial darkness.
      2. Cover or shelter provided by interception by an object of the sun or its rays:
      3. The part of a picture or photograph depicting darkness or shadow.
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  4. To furnish with decorations

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  5. To punish with blows or lashes

  6. To win a victory over, as in battle or a competition

  7. To get money or something else from by deceitful trickery

      1. To pierce or wound painfully with a sharp-pointed structure or organ, as that of certain insects.
      2. To cause to feel a sharp, smarting pain:
      3. To cause to suffer keenly in the mind or feelings:
      1. A branch or stem that has fallen or been cut from a tree or shrub.
      2. A piece of wood, such as a tree branch, that is used for fuel, cut for lumber, or shaped for a specific purpose.
      3. A wand, staff, baton, or rod.
      1. To deprive (another) of something by fraud; cheat or swindle.
      2. A fraud or swindle.
      3. One who defrauds; a swindler.
      1. To perform or execute; carry out:
      2. To fulfill the requirements of:
      3. To perform the tasks or behaviors typically associated with (something), especially as part of one's character or normal duties:
      1. To grasp or grip:
      2. To capture physically; seize:
      3. To seize with authority or legal right:
      1. Nonsense; humbug.
      2. A deception; a swindle.
      3. To swindle; cheat.
      1. A metal tool with a sharp beveled edge, used to cut and shape stone, wood, or metal.
      2. To shape or cut with a chisel.
      3. To cheat or swindle.
      1. To injure or kill.
      2. To cheat or defraud.
      1. To cheat or defraud of money or property.
      2. To obtain by fraudulent means:
      3. To practice fraud as a means of obtaining money or property.
      1. A Eurasian corvid (Corvus frugilegus) having black plumage with a patch of bare skin around the base of the bill, and nesting in colonies near the tops of trees.
      2. A swindler or cheat, especially at games.
      3. To swindle; cheat:
      1. A penalty such as a fine.
      2. To penalize by fining or demanding forfeiture.
      3. To take (something) from another person by means of unseemly or deceptive methods.
      1. Any of various chiefly coastal seabirds of the family Laridae, having long wings, webbed feet, a thick, slightly hooked beak, and usually gray and white plumage.
      1. To take something from by fraud; swindle:
      1. To mislead by means of a petty trick or fraud; deceive.
      2. To persuade or induce to do something by cajoling or wheedling.
      3. To obtain by deceit or persuasion.
      1. To deceive by trickery; swindle:
      2. To deprive by trickery; defraud:
      3. To mislead; fool:
      1. To defraud, cheat, or swindle:
      2. To evade payment of:
      3. To thwart or frustrate:
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  1. A state of sound readiness

      1. The characteristic surface configuration of a thing; an outline or contour:
      2. Spatial form, contour, or appearance:
      3. The body or outward appearance of a person or an animal:
      1. A condition of logical or comprehensible arrangement among the separate elements of a group.
      2. A condition of methodical or prescribed arrangement among component parts such that proper functioning or appearance is achieved:
      3. Condition or state in general:
      1. Good condition; proper form:
      1. The shape and structure of an object:
      2. The body or outward appearance of a person or an animal; figure:
      3. A model of the human figure or part of it used for displaying clothes.
      1. The state or condition of being fit; suitability or appropriateness.
      2. Good health, especially good physical condition resulting from exercise and proper nutrition.
      3. The extent to which an organism is able to produce offspring in a particular environment.
      1. Proper or sound condition.
      2. Mental or emotional state; spirits:
      3. Loose sand or ore used to line the hearth of a reverberatory furnace in preparation for pouring molten metal.
      1. A mode or state of being:
      2. Existing circumstances:
      3. Social position; rank.
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  2. Something that adorns

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  1. In good order or clean condition

  2. Having slender and graceful lines

      1. Designed or arranged to offer the least resistance to fluid flow.
      2. Reduced to essentials; lacking anything extra.
      3. Effectively organized or simplified:
      1. Smooth and lustrous as if polished; glossy:
      2. In good health and having smooth or glossy hair, fur, or skin:
      3. Able to or designed to move efficiently through air or water; streamlined:
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    trim down

  1. To lose body weight, as by dieting

Another word for trim

  1. Neat

      1. Any of various coniferous evergreen trees of the genus Picea, having flattened or four-angled needlelike leaves, a conic shape, pendulous cones, and soft wood often used for paper pulp.
      2. Any of various similar or related trees.
      3. The wood of any of these trees.
      1. Orderly and clean in appearance:
      2. Given to keeping things clean and in order:
      3. Adequate; satisfactory:
      1. Free from disorder; neat or well-arranged:
      2. Having a systematic arrangement:
      3. Given to keeping things neat or well-arranged:
  2. Well-proportioned

  1. To cut off excess

  2. To adorn

      1. To ornament with needlework:
      2. To make by means of needlework:
      3. To add embellishments or fanciful details to:
      1. To adorn (a surface) with a prominent marking, such as a logo or heraldic symbol:
      2. To inscribe (a prominent marking, such as a logo or heraldic symbol) on a surface:
      3. To make resplendent with brilliant colors.
      1. (informal) To don fancy clothing; to dress up particularly in flattering or specially altered garments.