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Definition 1: the act of clipping or snipping - [noun denoting act]

Synonyms for clipping in the sense of this definition

(clipping is a kind of ...) the act of shortening something by chopping off the ends

"the barber gave him a good cut"

(... is a kind of clipping ) a small sharp bite or snip

Definition 2: cutting down to the desired size or shape - [noun denoting act]

Synonyms for clipping in the sense of this definition

(clipping is a kind of ...) the act of shortening something by chopping off the ends

"the barber gave him a good cut"

(... is a kind of clipping ) the act of trimming a plant

Definition 3: an excerpt cut from a newspaper or magazine - [noun denoting communication]

Samples where clipping or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • he searched through piles of letters and clippings

Synonyms for clipping in the sense of this definition

(clipping is a kind of ...) a passage selected from a larger work

"he presented excerpts from William James' philosophical writings"

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