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1. trim

verb. ['ˈtrɪm'] remove the edges from and cut down to the desired size.

Synonyms

  • pare
  • cut

Antonyms

  • blow up
  • enrich
  • uncut

Etymology

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

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Example sentences of the word trim


1. Noun, singular or mass
Cuttings may come from an overall trim of the plant or be specifically taken for the purpose of propagation.

2. Adjective
If the head of the trim screw is too big, use an 8d or 10d finish nail.

3. Verb, base form
Use the previously cut section as a guide, and trim the hair even with it.

4. Noun, plural
Keep trim above floor-length to avoid dust collection, and cleaning will be easier.

2. trim

verb. ['ˈtrɪm'] cut down on; make a reduction in.

Synonyms

  • bring down
  • shave
  • downsize
  • lessen
  • subtract
  • trim down
  • retrench
  • spill
  • deflate
  • knock off
  • cut down
  • cut back
  • inflate
  • decrease
  • quench
  • reduce
  • slash
  • minify
  • cut
  • detract
  • thin out
  • take away
  • thin
  • shorten

Antonyms

  • inflate
  • deflate
  • increase
  • lengthen

Etymology

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

3. trim

noun. ['ˈtrɪm'] a state of arrangement or appearance.

Synonyms

  • neatness
  • trimness

Antonyms

  • maximization
  • waxing
  • widening

Etymology

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

4. trim

verb. ['ˈtrɪm'] decorate, as with ornaments.

Synonyms

  • grace
  • ornament
  • embellish
  • adorn
  • beautify

Antonyms

  • start
  • stand still
  • pack
  • dock

Etymology

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

5. trim

adjective. ['ˈtrɪm'] thin and fit.

Synonyms

  • spare
  • lean

Antonyms

  • raise
  • ascend
  • rise

Etymology

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

6. trim

noun. ['ˈtrɪm'] a decoration or adornment on a garment.

Synonyms

  • passementerie
  • miniver
  • braiding
  • braid
  • ricrac
  • adornment
  • gold braid
  • trimming

Antonyms

  • decrease
  • strengthening
  • appreciation
  • classification

Etymology

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

7. trim

adjective. ['ˈtrɪm'] severely simple in line or design.

Synonyms

  • tailored

Antonyms

  • leave
  • mark up

Etymology

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

8. trim

verb. ['ˈtrɪm'] decorate (food), as with parsley or other ornamental foods.

Synonyms

  • decorate
  • grace
  • ornament
  • embellish
  • dress
  • garnish
  • adorn
  • beautify

Antonyms

  • erase
  • unabridged
  • unmown
  • untrimmed

Etymology

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

9. trim

adjective. ['ˈtrɪm'] neat and smart in appearance.

Synonyms

  • clean-cut
  • tidy

Antonyms

  • accelerate
  • stretch
  • expand

Etymology

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

10. trim

noun. ['ˈtrɪm'] attitude of an aircraft in flight when allowed to take its own orientation.

Antonyms

  • expansion

Etymology

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