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

1 sense of mince

Sense 1
mince -- (food chopped into small bits; "a mince of mushrooms")
       => nutriment, nourishment, nutrition, sustenance, aliment, alimentation, victuals -- (a source of materials to nourish the body)

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

3 senses of mince

Sense 1
mince, soften, moderate -- (make less severe or harsh; "He moderated his tone when the students burst out in tears")
       => change, alter, modify -- (cause to change; make different; cause a transformation; "The advent of the automobile may have altered the growth pattern of the city"; "The discussion has changed my thinking about the issue")

Sense 2
mince -- (walk daintily; "She minced down the street")
       => walk -- (use one's feet to advance; advance by steps; "Walk, don't run!"; "We walked instead of driving"; "She walks with a slight limp"; "The patient cannot walk yet"; "Walk over to the cabinet")

Sense 3
mince -- (cut into small pieces; "mince the garlic")
       => chop, chop up -- (cut into pieces; "Chop wood"; "chop meat")

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