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

2 senses of snip

Sense 1
snip, snippet, snipping -- (a small piece of anything (especially a piece that has been snipped off))
       => piece -- (a separate part of a whole; "an important piece of the evidence")

Sense 2
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")

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

2 senses of snip

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
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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