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  1. pareverb

    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.

    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.

    peel, skin

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  1. pare

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

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  1. pare, pare downverb

    decrease gradually or bit by bit

    whittle, peel, pare down, skin, trim

  2. whittle, pareverb

    cut small bits or pare shavings from

    "whittle a piece of wood"

    whittle, peel, pare down, skin, trim

  3. skin, peel, pareverb

    strip the skin off

    "pare apples"

    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"

    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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  1. pareverb

    peel (by the use of a knife)

  2. pareverb

    clip, cut, shave off

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  1. pareverb


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  1. List of paraphrases for "pare":

    pares, trimmed, ready, tape

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  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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