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English adjective: slim

1. slim being of delicate or slender build

SamplesShe was slender as a willow shoot is slender.
A slim girl with straight blonde hair.
Watched her slight figure cross the street.

Synonymsslender, slight, svelte

Similarlean, thin


2. slim small in quantity

SamplesSlender wages.
A slim chance of winning.
A small surplus.


Similarlittle, small

Antonymsbig, large

English verb: slim

1. slim (body) take off weight

Synonymslose weight, melt off, reduce, slenderize, slim down, thin

Pattern of useSomebody ----s

Broader (hypernym)change state, turn

Narrower (hyponym)sweat off

Antonymsgain, put on

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