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Definition 1: dried plum - [noun denoting food]

(prune is a kind of ...) fruit preserved by drying

Definition 2: weed out unwanted or unnecessary things - [verb of change]

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

  • We had to lose weight, so we cut the sugar from our diet

Synonyms for prune in the sense of this definition

(prune is a kind of ...) terminate, end, or take out

"Let's eliminate the course on Akkadian hieroglyphics" "Socialism extinguished these archaic customs" "eliminate my debts"

Definition 3: cultivate, tend, and cut back the growth of - [verb of contact]

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

  • dress the plants in the garden

Synonyms for prune in the sense of this definition

(prune is a kind of ...) make sparse

"thin out the young plants"

(... is a kind of prune ) cut with shears

"shear hedges"

(... is a kind of prune ) convert into a pollard

"pollard trees"

(... is a kind of prune ) cut the top off

"top trees and bushes"

(... is a kind of prune ) thin out buds to improve the quality of the remaining flowers

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