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

2 senses of lop

Sense 1
discerp, sever, lop -- (cut off from a whole; "His head was severed from his body"; "The soul discerped from the body")
       => cut -- (separate with or as if with an instrument; "Cut the rope")

Sense 2
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")

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