Meaning of 'clip'

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Meaning of ‘clip’

11 definitions found.



a sharp slanting blow

Example: "They gave me a clip on the ear."


the act of clipping or snipping

Synonyms: clipping snip


a metal frame or container holding cartridges

Synonyms: cartridge holder cartridge clip magazine


any of various small fasteners used to hold loose articles together


an article of jewelry that can be clipped onto a hat or dress


an instance or single occasion for some event

Synonyms: time


to terminate or abbreviate before its intended or proper end or its full extent

Synonyms: curtail cut short


to cultivate, tend, and cut back the growth of

Example: "I clip the shrubs."

Synonyms: trim dress snip crop prune cut back lop


to attach with a clip

Example: "clip the papers together"


to sever or remove by pinching or snipping

Example: "I clipped the extra string."

Synonyms: snip nip nip off snip off


to run at a moderately swift pace

Synonyms: jog

Source: WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University

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