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1. clip

verb. ['ˈklɪp'] sever or remove by pinching or snipping.

Synonyms

  • cut
  • snip
  • nip
  • nip off

Antonyms

  • unabridged
  • unmown
  • untrimmed
  • presence

Etymology

  • clyppan (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

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Words that Rhyme with Clip

  • roundtrip
  • microchip
  • outstrip
  • unzip
  • strip
  • scripp
  • scrip
  • equip
  • whipp
  • whip
  • trippe
  • tripp
  • trip
  • stipp
  • snip
  • slip
  • skipp
  • skip
  • quipp
  • quip
  • klipp
  • gripp
  • grip
  • flip
  • drip
  • crip
  • blip
  • zipp
  • zip
  • yip

How do you pronounce clip?

Pronounce clip as klɪp.

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Example sentences of the word clip


1. Noun, singular or mass
Use bobby-pins or a clip to hold it in place on your head.

2. Verb, base form
Pinch or clip the leaves off of the bottom one-half of the cutting.

2. clip

noun. ['ˈklɪp'] a metal frame or container holding cartridges; can be inserted into an automatic gun.

Synonyms

  • magazine
  • pincurl clip
  • supply chamber
  • gun
  • cartridge clip

Antonyms

  • fancy
  • starve
  • stay
  • strengthen

Etymology

  • clyppan (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

3. clip

noun. ['ˈklɪp'] any of various small fasteners used to hold loose articles together.

Synonyms

  • bicycle clip
  • paper clip
  • fixing
  • bulldog clip
  • fastening
  • gem clip
  • holdfast
  • paperclip
  • trouser clip
  • fastener
  • hair slide

Antonyms

  • undress
  • overdress
  • dress up
  • dress down

Etymology

  • clyppan (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

4. clip

noun. ['ˈklɪp'] an instance or single occasion for some event.

Synonyms

  • example
  • time
  • case

Antonyms

  • worst
  • side
  • bottom
  • low

Etymology

  • clyppan (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

5. clip

noun. ['ˈklɪp'] an article of jewelry that can be clipped onto a hat or dress.

Synonyms

  • jewelry

Antonyms

  • disarrange
  • informal

Etymology

  • clyppan (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

6. clip

noun. ['ˈklɪp'] the act of clipping or snipping.

Synonyms

  • cutting
  • pinch
  • clipping
  • snip
  • nip
  • cutting off

Antonyms

  • deflate
  • increase
  • unbalance
  • fat

Etymology

  • clyppan (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

7. clip

noun. ['ˈklɪp'] a sharp slanting blow.

Antonyms

  • thicken

Etymology

  • clyppan (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

8. clip

verb. ['ˈklɪp'] attach with a clip.

Antonyms

  • unclip

Etymology

  • clyppan (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

9. clip

verb. ['ˈklɪp'] terminate or abbreviate before its intended or proper end or its full extent.

Synonyms

  • shorten
  • curtail

Antonyms

  • expand
  • uncut
  • switch on

Etymology

  • clyppan (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

10. clip

verb. ['ˈklɪp'] cultivate, tend, and cut back the growth of.

Synonyms

  • pinch
  • trim
  • crop
  • lop
  • disbud
  • snip
  • pollard
  • shear
  • thin out
  • dress
  • cut back
  • prune
  • top

Antonyms

  • undiluted
  • uncastrated
  • attend
  • increased

Etymology

  • clyppan (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
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