cut back


cut back

verb

Definition of CUT BACK

1
to make (something) shorter or smaller with the use of a cutting instrument <we need to cut back the bushes a bit so that the house number is visible from the street>
Synonyms bob, crop, cut, cut back, dock, lop (off), nip, pare, poll, prune, shave, shear, snip, trim
Near Antonyms elongate, extend, lengthen

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