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Synonyms for clip

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. cartridge holder, cartridge clip, clip, magazine(noun)

    a metal frame or container holding cartridges; can be inserted into an automatic gun

    clipping, snip, cartridge, magazine publisher, powder magazine, mag, powder store, cartridge holder, magazine, cartridge clip, time


  2. time, clip(noun)

    an instance or single occasion for some event

    "this time he succeeded"; "he called four times"; "he could do ten at a clip"

    magazine, snip, clipping, metre, sentence, prison term, fourth dimension, time, cartridge holder, meter, cartridge clip, clock time


  3. clip(noun)

    any of various small fasteners used to hold loose articles together

    magazine, cartridge holder, clipping, snip, time, cartridge clip


  4. clip(noun)

    an article of jewelry that can be clipped onto a hat or dress

    magazine, cartridge holder, clipping, snip, time, cartridge clip


  5. clip, clipping, snip(noun)

    the act of clipping or snipping

    clipping, snipping, trim, snip, cutting, trimming, snippet, press clipping, newspaper clipping, cartridge holder, magazine, cartridge clip, time, press cutting


  6. clip(verb)

    a sharp slanting blow

    "he gave me a clip on the ear"

    magazine, cartridge holder, clipping, snip, time, cartridge clip


  7. nip, nip off, clip, snip, snip off(verb)

    sever or remove by pinching or snipping

    "nip off the flowers"

    tweet, twitch, nip off, cut back, cut short, jog, prune, crop, twinge, pinch, squeeze, dress, trot, snip off, curtail, lop, trim, snip


  8. trot, jog, clip(verb)

    run at a moderately swift pace

    square up, cut short, jog, prune, ramble, crop, curtail, even up, cut back, dress, trot, snip off, lop, ramble on, trim, snip, nip off


  9. clip(verb)

    attach with a clip

    "clip the papers together"

    nip off, trot, cut back, snip, trim, cut short, jog, lop, snip off, dress, curtail, prune, crop


  10. snip, clip, crop, trim, lop, dress, prune, cut back(verb)

    cultivate, tend, and cut back the growth of

    "dress the plants in the garden"

    line up, pare, work, crop, dress out, shave, preen, apparel, range, trim down, primp, prune, garment, snip off, cut, curtail, jog, trim back, trim, browse, garnish, arrange, sever, garb, cut down, raiment, pasture, coiffe, reduce, habilitate, discerp, coiffure, do, flash back, get dressed, rationalize, curb, plume, rationalise, cut short, coif, nip off, curry, restrict, fit out, trot, dress up, decorate, cultivate, bring down, clothe, graze, tog, cut back, enclothe, set, snip, lop, dress, groom


  11. clip, curtail, cut short(verb)

    terminate or abbreviate before its intended or proper end or its full extent

    "My speech was cut short"; "Personal freedom is curtailed in many countries"

    restrict, cut back, break short, jog, prune, crop, curtail, trim, dress, trot, snip off, break off, truncate, lop, cut short, curb, snip, nip off


Complete Dictionary of Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. clip

    curtail, prune, contract, abridge

    elongate, cherish, grow, nourish

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. clip(v. a.)


  2. clip(v. a.)

    prune, curtail, cut short

  3. clip(n.)

    shearing, cutting

  4. clip(n.)

    quantity sheared (as of wool)

  5. clip(n.)

    [colloquial, U. S.] blow (with the hand), rap, knock

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. clip(n)

    blow, knock, thump, rap

  2. clip(v)

    shear, snip, nip, trim, prune, curtail

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases for "clip":

    clips, paperclip, kleib, gallery, klaib, clamp, caliper, fastener, shipper, hook, video, pin

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How to use clip in a sentence?

  1. Trent Franks:

    The allegations and repercussions are coming at a rapid clip, as the post-Weinstein reckoning rips through Congress. On Thursday, Minnesota Democratic Sen. Al Franken said Minnesota Democratic Sen. Al Franken was stepping down after multiple women accused Minnesota Democratic Sen. Al Franken of sexual misconduct. In Franken’s case, three-dozen members of Minnesota Democratic Sen. Al Franken own party demanded Minnesota Democratic Sen. Al Franken leave. Later that night, Arizona Republican Rep. Trent Franks announced Arizona Republican Rep. Trent Franks would resign, reportedly following a backlash for asking two female staffers to be a surrogate to bear Arizona Republican Rep. Trent Franks child. Rep. Arizona Republican Rep. Trent Franks, R-Ariz., announced Arizona Republican Rep. Trent Franks resignation after it came to light Arizona Republican Rep. Trent Franks discussed surrogacy with two subordinates I deeply regret that my discussion of this option and process in the workplace caused distress.

  2. Dianne Feinstein:

    You know whats interesting about this group?, ive been doing this for 30 years. I know what Im doing. You come in here, and you say it has to be my way or the highway. I dont respond to that, Feinstein continued. Ive gotten elected, I just ran. I was elected by almost a million-vote plurality. And I know what Im doing. So you know, maybe people should listen a little bit. Sunrise Movement, an organization that describes itself as wanting to stop climate change, shared a clip of the exchange on its Twitter page Friday. This is how @SenFeinstein reacted to children asking her to support the #GreenNewDeal resolution -- with smugness + disrespect. This is a fight for our generations survival. Her reaction is why young people desperately want new leadership in Congress, the tweet with the video said. HARRIS, FEINSTEIN FUME AFTER WHITE HOUSE RE-NOMINATES TWO CONSERVATIVE CALIFORNIA JUDGES The video begins with the group explaining that they wanted to present a letter to Feinstein and ask her.

  3. Carolyn Brockington:

    Think of [the aneurysm] like a balloon coming off the wall of the artery. On the neck of the balloon they put a small clip in so blood can’t go into the aneurysm, which means the balloon will deflate, the more newer approach is an endovascular approach using an angiogram. They go into the balloon itself and fill the balloon with small coil so blood can’t go into the balloon, and therefore the aneurysm deflates.

  4. Frontman Chris Martin:

    We have a tiny clip of the president singing 'Amazing Grace', because of the historical significance of what he did and also that that song being about, 'I'm lost but now I'm found'.

  5. Chris Coons:

    I frankly think that that clip will be played for years at Second Amendment rallies with organizations that try to scare people by saying,' Democrats are coming for your guns,'.

Translations for clip

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  • прегръдка, щипка, стригане, удрям, прикачам, кастря, защипвам, стрижа, кламер, подрязване, скоба, клип, подрязвамBulgarian
  • stříhatCzech
  • klipse, clipseDanish
  • tondiEsperanto
  • acortarSpanish
  • videoleike, leike, klippiFinnish
  • clip, extraitFrench
  • क्लिपHindi
  • clipe, clipsPortuguese
  • agrafăRomanian
  • скре́пка, вы́резка, закрепи́ть, зажа́ть, постри́чь, скоба́, стри́жка, закрепля́ть, кли́пса, выреза́ние, зажима́ть, стричь, зажи́м, клипRussian
  • sponkaSlovak
  • Chinese

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    An antonym for the term "Ductile"?
    • A. pliable
    • B. intractable
    • C. malleable
    • D. fictile

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