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Synonyms for pare
pɛər

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. pare, pare down(verb)

    decrease gradually or bit by bit

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

  2. whittle, pare(verb)

    cut small bits or pare shavings from

    "whittle a piece of wood"

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

  3. skin, peel, pare(verb)

    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, trim(verb)

    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

Wiktionary

  1. pare(verb)

    Synonyms:
    peel, skin

  2. pare(verb)

    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. pare(verb)

    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

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. pare(v. a.)

    Synonyms:
    peel (by the use of a knife)

  2. pare(v. a.)

    Synonyms:
    clip, cut, shave off

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. pare(v)

    Synonyms:
    peel

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases for "pare":

    pares, trimmed, ready, tape

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