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Complete Dictionary of Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. prune

    Synonyms:
    trim, lop, drees, amputate

    Antonyms:
    pamper, train

Princeton's WordNet

  1. pruneverb

    dried plum

  2. snip, clip, crop, trim, lop, dress, prune, cut backverb

    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, rationaliseverb

    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

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Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. pruneverb

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

  2. prunenoun

    Synonyms:
    dried plum

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases for "prune":

    plum, bullet

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How to use prune in a sentence?

  1. Jennifer Shu:

    In general, the time that I tend to recommend juice is if kids have constipation, and apple juice and prune juice can sometimes help with that.

  2. Charlie Hall:

    Sometimes pruning occurs, that's where the [ correction in times of stress comes from ]. You prune a plant so that it's even healthier when it comes out from its pruning.

  3. Max Maizels:

    Try laxatives, milk of magnesia or any of the common laxatives, prune juice, or apple juice works to help with evacuating.

  4. Sara Kaplan:

    It allows him to prune his contacts, there was a lot of relief.

  5. Gandolfo - (RJ Intindola):

    Plant the flower of love on fertile ground, and provide personal care; furnish water during a drought; offer substance so it will grow strong, and always prune the deadened branches to spring anew.


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