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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 of snip bob, crop, cut, cut back, dock, lop (off), nip, pare, poll, prune, shave, shear, clip, trimWords Related to snip skive, whittle; manicure, mow; pinch, stump; curtail, shortenNear Antonyms of snip 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 of snip atom, crumb, dribble, fleck, flyspeck, grain, granule, molecule, morsel, mote, nubbin, nugget, particle, patch, scrap, scruple, bit, snippet, speck, tittleWords Related to snip 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 of snip 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 of snip buy, deal, pennyworth, bargain [British], stealWords Related to snip clearance, closeout, markdown; cheapie; bonus, freebie (or freebee), gift, giveaway, premium, present; boon, windfallNear Antonyms of snip gouging, overcharge, rip-off, soaking; markup, surcharge; extravagance, luxury



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