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snip

verb

Synonyms and Antonyms of snip

  1. to make (something) shorter or smaller with the use of a cutting instrument <snipped the loose ends> Synonyms bob, crop, cut, cut back, dock, lop (off), nip, pare, poll, prune, shave, shear, clip, trimRelated Words skive, whittle; manicure, mow; pinch, stump; curtail, shortenNear Antonyms elongate, extend, lengthen




snip

noun

Synonyms and Antonyms of snip

  1. 1 a very small piece <cleared out the snips of paper that had been clogging the machine> Synonyms atom, crumb, dribble, fleck, flyspeck, grain, granule, molecule, morsel, mote, nubbin, nugget, particle, patch, scrap, scruple, bit, snippet, speck, tittleRelated Words ace, dab, dash, driblet, drop, fraction, haet [chiefly Scottish], halfpenny, ha'penny, iota, jot, kenning [chiefly Scottish], lick, minim, mite, modicum, nutshell, ounce, pinch, shred, smatter, smidgen (also smidgeon or smidgin or smidge), spot, strain, streak, suspicion, taste, touch, trace, whisper, whit; bite, mouthful, nibble, tidbit (also titbit); fragment, part, portion, section; chip, flake, shard, shiver, sliver, splinter; clipping, paring, shaving; smithereensNear Antonyms chunk, gob, hunk, lump, slab; abundance, barrel, bucket, bushel, deal, heaps, loads, mass, mountain, peck, pile, pot, profusion, quantity, raft, scads, stack, volume, wad, wealth

  2. 2 British  something bought or offered for sale at a desirable price <that antique urn that we bought at London's Portobello Road Market was a real snip> Synonyms buy, deal, pennyworth, bargain [British], stealRelated Words clearance, closeout, markdown; cheapie; bonus, freebie (or freebee), gift, giveaway, premium, present; boon, windfallNear Antonyms gouging, overcharge, rip-off, soaking; markup, surcharge; extravagance, luxury




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