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Synonyms for trim

Synonyms for (noun) trim

Synonyms: clipping, trim, trimming Definition: cutting down to the desired size or shape

Similar words: cut, cutting, cutting off Definition: the act of shortening something by chopping off the ends Usage: the barber gave him a good cut

Synonyms: trim, trimming, passementerie Definition: a decoration or adornment on a garment Usage: the trimming on a hat; the trim on a shirt

Similar words: adornment Definition: a decoration of color or interest that is added to relieve plainness

Synonyms: trim Definition: attitude of an aircraft in flight when allowed to take its own orientation

Similar words: attitude Definition: position of aircraft or spacecraft relative to a frame of reference (the horizon or direction of motion)

Synonyms: trim, trimness Definition: a state of arrangement or appearance Usage: in good trim

Similar words: spruceness, neatness Definition: the state of being neat and smart and trim

Synonyms for (verb) trim

Synonyms: trim Definition: adjust (sails on a ship) so that the wind is optimally used

Similar words: adjust, correct, set Definition: alter or regulate so as to achieve accuracy or conform to a standard Usage: Adjust the clock, please; correct the alignment of the front wheels

Synonyms: cut, cut back, cut down, bring down, trim, trim back, trim down, reduce Definition: cut down on; make a reduction in Usage: reduce your daily fat intake; The employer wants to cut back health benefits

Similar words: lessen, minify, decrease Definition: make smaller Usage: He decreased his staff

Synonyms: shave, trim Definition: cut closely Usage: trim my beard

Similar words: cut Definition: shorten as if by severing the edges or ends of Usage: cut my hair

Synonyms: trim, pare Definition: remove the edges from and cut down to the desired size Usage: pare one's fingernails; trim the photograph; trim lumber

Similar words: cut Definition: separate with or as if with an instrument Usage: Cut the rope

Synonyms: snip, prune, trim, cut back, dress, crop, lop, clip Definition: cultivate, tend, and cut back the growth of Usage: dress the plants in the garden

Similar words: thin out Definition: make sparse Usage: thin out the young plants

Synonyms: dress, trim, garnish Definition: decorate (food), as with parsley or other ornamental foods

Similar words: embellish, decorate, beautify, adorn, grace, ornament Definition: make more attractive by adding ornament, colour, etc. Usage: Decorate the room for the party; beautify yourself for the special day

Synonyms: trim Definition: decorate, as with ornaments Usage: trim the christmas tree; trim a shop window

Similar words: embellish, decorate, beautify, adorn, grace, ornament Definition: make more attractive by adding ornament, colour, etc. Usage: Decorate the room for the party; beautify yourself for the special day

Synonyms: trim Definition: be in equilibrium during a flight Usage: The airplane trimmed

Similar words: be Definition: have the quality of being; (copula, used with an adjective or a predicate noun) Usage: John is rich; This is not a good answer

Synonyms: trim Definition: balance in flight by regulating the control surfaces Usage: trim an airplane

Similar words: balance, equilibrate, equilibrise, equilibrize Definition: bring into balance or equilibrium Usage: She has to balance work and her domestic duties; balance the two weights

Synonyms for (adjective) trim

Synonyms: spare, trim Definition: thin and fit Usage: the spare figure of a marathon runner; a body kept trim by exercise

Similar words: thin, lean Definition: lacking excess flesh Usage: you can't be too rich or too thin; Yon Cassius has a lean and hungry look-Shakespeare

Synonyms: trim, tailored Definition: severely simple in line or design Usage: a neat tailored suit; tailored curtains

Similar words: plain Definition: not elaborate or elaborated; simple Usage: plain food; stuck to the plain facts; a plain blue suit; a plain rectangular brick building

Synonyms: trig, trim, clean-cut Definition: neat and smart in appearance Usage: a clean-cut and well-bred young man; the trig corporal in his jaunty cap; a trim beard

Similar words: tidy Definition: marked by order and cleanliness in appearance or habits Usage: a tidy person; a tidy house; a tidy mind

Synonyms: shipshape, trim, well-kept Definition: of places; characterized by order and neatness; free from disorder Usage: even the barn was shipshape; a trim little sailboat

Similar words: tidy Definition: marked by order and cleanliness in appearance or habits Usage: a tidy person; a tidy house; a tidy mind