Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of noun clipping

3 senses of clipping

Sense 1
clipping, newspaper clipping, press clipping, cutting, press cutting -- (an excerpt cut from a newspaper or magazine; "he searched through piles of letters and clippings")
       => excerpt, excerption, extract, selection -- (a passage selected from a larger work; "he presented excerpts from William James' philosophical writings")

Sense 2
trim, trimming, clipping -- (cutting down to the desired size or shape)
       => cut, cutting, cutting off -- (the act of shortening something by chopping off the ends; "the barber gave him a good cut")

Sense 3
clip, clipping, snip -- (the act of clipping or snipping)
       => cut, cutting, cutting off -- (the act of shortening something by chopping off the ends; "the barber gave him a good cut")

Antonyms of verb clip

1 of 5 senses of clip

Sense 3
clip -- (attach with a clip; "clip the papers together")
       Antonym of unclip (Sense 1)
      => unclip -- (remove the clip from)

Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of verb clip

5 senses of clip

Sense 1
nip, nip off, clip, snip, snip off -- (sever or remove by pinching or snipping; "nip off the flowers")
       => cut -- (separate with or as if with an instrument; "Cut the rope")

Sense 2
trot, jog, clip -- (run at a moderately swift pace)
       => run -- (move fast by using one's feet, with one foot off the ground at any given time; "Don't run--you'll be out of breath"; "The children ran to the store")

Sense 3
clip -- (attach with a clip; "clip the papers together")
       => attach -- (cause to be attached)

Sense 4
snip, clip, crop, trim, lop, dress, prune, cut back -- (cultivate, tend, and cut back the growth of; "dress the plants in the garden")
       => thin out -- (make sparse; "thin out the young plants")

Sense 5
clip, curtail, cut short -- (terminate or abbreviate before its intended or proper end or its full extent; "My speech was cut short"; "Personal freedom is curtailed in many countries")
       => shorten -- (make shorter than originally intended; reduce or retrench in length or duration; "He shortened his trip due to illness")

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