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clip

noun

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clip

verb

Synonyms & Antonyms of clip (Entry 2 of 2)

1 to make (something) shorter or smaller with the use of a cutting instrument
  • a mother who's sad to see her little boy's curls clipped for the first time

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2 to deliver a blow to (someone or something) usually in a strong vigorous manner
  • the pitch clipped the batter's helmet with enough force to knock it clean off his head

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The first known use of clip was before the 12th century

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clinks

clip

clip-clop

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“Clip.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/clip. Accessed 7 Dec. 2021.

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