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English verb: trim back

1. trim back (change) cut down on; make a reduction in

SamplesReduce your daily fat intake.
The employer wants to cut back health benefits.

Synonymsbring down, cut, cut back, cut down, reduce, trim, trim down

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

Broader (hypernym)decrease, lessen, minify

Narrower (hyponym)deflate, detract, downsize, inflate, knock off, quench, retrench, shave, shorten, slash, spill, subtract, take away, thin, thin out

Verb groupcut

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