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Synonyms for pare
pɛərpare

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Wiktionary

  1. pareverb

    Synonyms:
    peel, skin

  2. pareverb

    To remove the outer covering or skin of something with a cutting device, typically a knife.

    We pared the paired pears.

    Synonyms:
    peel, skin

  3. pareverb

    To reduce, diminish or trim gradually something as if by cutting off.

    Albrecht had to pare his options down by disregarding anything beyond his meager budget.

    Synonyms:
    peel, skin

Complete Dictionary of Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. pare

    Synonyms:
    peel, cut off, shave off, skin, clip, diminish

Princeton's WordNet

  1. pare, pare downverb

    decrease gradually or bit by bit

    Synonyms:
    whittle, peel, pare down, skin, trim

  2. whittle, pareverb

    cut small bits or pare shavings from

    "whittle a piece of wood"

    Synonyms:
    whittle, peel, pare down, skin, trim

  3. skin, peel, pareverb

    strip the skin off

    "pare apples"

    Synonyms:
    undress, flake off, scramble, pare down, shin, flake, struggle, unclothe, bark, peel off, sputter, trim, uncase, whittle, strip down, disrobe, strip, scrape, skin, discase, peel, clamber, shinny

  4. pare, trimverb

    remove the edges from and cut down to the desired size

    "pare one's fingernails"; "trim the photograph"; "trim lumber"

    Synonyms:
    garnish, bring down, cut back, peel, pare down, trim back, trim down, reduce, skin, cut, shave, clip, crop, dress, prune, lop, whittle, trim, snip, cut down

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Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. pareverb

    Synonyms:
    peel (by the use of a knife)

  2. pareverb

    Synonyms:
    clip, cut, shave off

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. pareverb

    Synonyms:
    peel

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases for "pare":

    pares, trimmed, ready, tape

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How to use pare in a sentence?

  1. Julian Evans-Pritchard:

    Even if other developers avoid a similar fate, construction activity is likely to suffer as they are forced to pare back new projects.


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    An antonym for "pesky"
    • A. pestilent
    • B. agreeable
    • C. pettish
    • D. plaguey

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