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slice

verb

Synonyms and Antonyms of slice

  1. 1 to cut into long slender pieces <slice the carrot into tiny strips> Synonyms sliver, splinterRelated Words chip, chop, dice, hash, julienne, mince; saw, scissor; cleave, rive, split; gash, incise, rip, slash, slit

  2. 2 to penetrate with a sharp edge (as a knife) <the shard of glass sliced my hand, and I started bleeding profusely> Synonyms gash, incise, rip, shear, slash, cut, slitRelated Words crosscut, hacksaw, saw, scissor; cleave, rive, split; pierce, stab; bruise, butcher, hack, haggle, lacerate, mangle; rend, tear; carve, chip, chisel, notch; anatomize, dissect, section; chop, dice, mince; amputate, cut off, sever




slice

noun

Synonyms and Antonyms of slice

  1. 1 a number of things selected from a group to stand for the whole <the novel's multitudinous array of characters constitute a veritable slice of humanity> Synonyms cross section, sampler, sampling, selection, sampleRelated Words case, example, exemplar, exemplification, illustration, instance, representative, specimen; archetype, classic, locus classicus, paradigm, prototype; microcosm

  2. 2 a piece that has been separated from the whole by cutting <took a slice from the cake before passing it down the table> Synonyms cutting, cutRelated Words chop, cutlet; length, part, portion, section, segment; chunk, hunk, lump; clipping, paring, shaving, sliver, snippet, splinter

  3. 3 something belonging to, due to, or contributed by an individual member of a group <there's a pile of money to be made on this land deal, and everybody's trying to get their slice> Synonyms allotment, allowance, cut, end, part, piece, portion, proportion, quota, share, takeRelated Words lot, ration; commission, percentage; member, partition, section, segmentNear Antonyms aggregate, composite, compound, pool, sum, total, totality; whole





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