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 trimmed

1 sense of trimmed

Sense 1
trimmed (vs. untrimmed), cut -- (made neat and tidy by trimming; "his neatly trimmed hair")

untrimmed (vs. trimmed), uncut -- (not trimmed; "shaggy untrimmed locks")
        => unclipped -- (not clipped; "unclipped rosebushes"; "unclipped hair")

Similarity of adj trimmed

1 sense of trimmed

Sense 1
trimmed (vs. untrimmed), cut -- (made neat and tidy by trimming; "his neatly trimmed hair")
       => clipped -- (cut or trimmed by clipping; "a handsome man with a clipped moustache"; "clipped hedges"; "close-clipped lawns"; "a clipped poodle")

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