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

4 senses of trim

Sense 1
trim, trimness -- (a state of arrangement or appearance; "in good trim")
       => neatness, spruceness -- (the state of being neat and smart and trim)

Sense 2
trimming, trim, passementerie -- (a decoration or adornment on a garment; "the trimming on a hat"; "the trim on a shirt")
       => adornment -- (a decoration of color or interest that is added to relieve plainness)

Sense 3
trim -- (attitude of an aircraft in flight when allowed to take its own orientation)
       => attitude -- (position of aircraft or spacecraft relative to a frame of reference (the horizon or direction of motion))

Sense 4
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")

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

9 senses of trim

Sense 1
pare, trim -- (remove the edges from and cut down to the desired size; "pare one's fingernails"; "trim the photograph"; "trim lumber")
       => cut -- (separate with or as if with an instrument; "Cut the rope")

Sense 2
trim -- (decorate, as with ornaments; "trim the christmas tree"; "trim a shop window")
       => decorate, adorn, grace, ornament, embellish, beautify -- (make more attractive by adding ornament, colour, etc.; "Decorate the room for the party"; "beautify yourself for the special day")

Sense 3
reduce, cut down, cut back, trim, trim down, trim back, cut, bring down -- (cut down on; make a reduction in; "reduce your daily fat intake"; "The employer wants to cut back health benefits")
       => decrease, lessen, minify -- (make smaller; "He decreased his staff")

Sense 4
trim -- (balance in flight by regulating the control surfaces; "trim an airplane")
       => balance, equilibrate, equilibrize, equilibrise -- (bring into balance or equilibrium; "She has to balance work and her domestic duties"; "balance the two weights")

Sense 5
trim -- (be in equilibrium during a flight; "The airplane trimmed")
       => be -- (have the quality of being; (copula, used with an adjective or a predicate noun); "John is rich"; "This is not a good answer")

Sense 6
trim, garnish, dress -- (decorate (food), as with parsley or other ornamental foods)
       => decorate, adorn, grace, ornament, embellish, beautify -- (make more attractive by adding ornament, colour, etc.; "Decorate the room for the party"; "beautify yourself for the special day")

Sense 7
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 8
shave, trim -- (cut closely; "trim my beard")
       => cut -- (shorten as if by severing the edges or ends of; "cut my hair")

Sense 9
trim -- (adjust (sails on a ship) so that the wind is optimally used)
       => adjust, set, correct -- (alter or regulate so as to achieve accuracy or conform to a standard; "Adjust the clock, please"; "correct the alignment of the front wheels")

Antonyms of adj trim

4 senses of trim

Sense 1
spare, trim -- (thin and fit; "the spare figure of a marathon runner"; "a body kept trim by exercise")

INDIRECT (VIA thin) -> fat -- (having an (over)abundance of flesh; "he hadn't remembered how fat she was")

Sense 2
shipshape, trim, well-kept -- (of places; characterized by order and neatness; free from disorder; "even the barn was shipshape"; "a trim little sailboat")

INDIRECT (VIA tidy) -> untidy -- (not neat and tidy; "careless and untidy in her personal habits"; "an untidy living room"; "untidy and casual about money")

Sense 3
clean-cut, trig, trim -- (neat and smart in appearance; "a clean-cut and well-bred young man"; "the trig corporal in his jaunty cap"; "a trim beard")

INDIRECT (VIA tidy) -> untidy -- (not neat and tidy; "careless and untidy in her personal habits"; "an untidy living room"; "untidy and casual about money")

Sense 4
tailored, trim -- (severely simple in line or design; "a neat tailored suit"; "tailored curtains")

INDIRECT (VIA plain) -> fancy -- (not plain; decorative or ornamented; "fancy handwriting"; "fancy clothes")

Similarity of adj trim

4 senses of trim

Sense 1
spare, trim -- (thin and fit; "the spare figure of a marathon runner"; "a body kept trim by exercise")
       => thin (vs. fat), lean -- (lacking excess flesh; "you can't be too rich or too thin"; "Yon Cassius has a lean and hungry look"-Shakespeare)

Sense 2
shipshape, trim, well-kept -- (of places; characterized by order and neatness; free from disorder; "even the barn was shipshape"; "a trim little sailboat")
       => tidy (vs. untidy) -- (marked by order and cleanliness in appearance or habits; "a tidy person"; "a tidy house"; "a tidy mind")

Sense 3
clean-cut, trig, trim -- (neat and smart in appearance; "a clean-cut and well-bred young man"; "the trig corporal in his jaunty cap"; "a trim beard")
       => tidy (vs. untidy) -- (marked by order and cleanliness in appearance or habits; "a tidy person"; "a tidy house"; "a tidy mind")

Sense 4
tailored, trim -- (severely simple in line or design; "a neat tailored suit"; "tailored curtains")
       => plain (vs. fancy) -- (not elaborate or elaborated; simple; "plain food"; "stuck to the plain facts"; "a plain blue suit"; "a plain rectangular brick building")

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