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Synonyms for prune
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Princeton's WordNet

  1. prune(verb)

    dried plum

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

    cultivate, tend, and cut back the growth of

    "dress the plants in the garden"

    Synonyms:
    line up, pare, work, crop, dress out, shave, preen, apparel, range, trim down, primp, 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, clip, trot, dress up, decorate, cultivate, bring down, clothe, graze, tog, cut back, enclothe, set, snip, lop, dress, groom

  3. cut, prune, rationalize, rationalise(verb)

    weed out unwanted or unnecessary things

    "We had to lose weight, so we cut the sugar from our diet"

    Synonyms:
    veer, bring down, justify, snub, turn off, edit out, cut, burn, rationalize, hack, trim down, apologize, write out, thin, slue, trim back, trim, ignore, swerve, shorten, apologise, cut off, edit, thin out, cut down, skip, abridge, reduce, rationalise, contract, foreshorten, dilute, curve, excuse, switch off, sheer, make out, geld, slew, tailor, turn out, clip, crop, disregard, issue, cut back, abbreviate, trend, snip, lop, dress

Complete Dictionary of Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. prune

    Synonyms:
    trim, lop, drees, amputate

    Antonyms:
    pamper, train

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. prune(v. a.)

    Synonyms:
    lop, trim, clip, dock, cut short

  2. prune(n.)

    Synonyms:
    dried plum

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases:

    plum, bullet

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  1. prune

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