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English noun: snip

1. snip (artifact) a small piece of anything (especially a piece that has been snipped off)


Synonymssnippet, snipping


Broader (hypernym)piece

2. snip (act) the act of clipping or snipping


Synonymsclip, clipping


Broader (hypernym)cut, cutting, cutting off


Narrower (hyponym)nip, pinch


English verb: snip

1. snip (contact) sever or remove by pinching or snipping


SamplesNip off the flowers.


Synonymsclip, nip, nip off, snip off


Pattern of useSomebody ----s something.
Somebody ----s somebody.
Something ----s somebody.
Something ----s something


Broader (hypernym)cut

2. snip (contact) cultivate, tend, and cut back the growth of


SamplesDress the plants in the garden.


Synonymsclip, crop, cut back, dress, lop, prune, trim


Pattern of useSomebody ----s something.
Something ----s something


Broader (hypernym)thin out


Narrower (hyponym)disbud, pinch, poll, pollard, shear, top









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