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

Synonyms for snip in the sense of this definition

(snip 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 snip ) a small sharp bite or snip

Definition 2: a small piece of anything (especially a piece that has been snipped off) - [noun denoting artifact]

Synonyms for snip in the sense of this definition

(snip is a kind of ...) a separate part of a whole

"an important piece of the evidence"

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

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

  • dress the plants in the garden

Synonyms for snip in the sense of this definition

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

"thin out the young plants"

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

"shear hedges"

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

"pollard trees"

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

"top trees and bushes"

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

Definition 4: sever or remove by pinching or snipping - [verb of contact]

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

  • nip off the flowers

Synonyms for snip in the sense of this definition

(snip is a kind of ...) separate with or as if with an instrument

"Cut the rope"

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