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Synonyms and Antonyms of prune

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synonym (synonym of prune)

also (also)

hypernym (prune IS A KIND OF .... relation)

  • cultivate, tend, and cut back the growth of (
    make sparse (verb.change)
  • dried plum (
    fruit preserved by drying (
  • weed out unwanted or unnecessary things (verb.change)
    terminate, end, or take out (verb.change)

hyponym (.... IS A KIND OF prune relation)

  • cultivate, tend, and cut back the growth of (
    cut with shears (
  • (
    convert into a pollard (
  • (
    cut the top off (
  • (
    thin out buds to improve the quality of the remaining flowers (

derivation (.... is derived from prune)

  • (noun.act)
    the act of clipping or snipping (noun.act)
  • (noun.act)
    cutting down to the desired size or shape (noun.act)
  • (noun.act)
    the act of trimming a plant (noun.act)
  • (noun.artifact)
    shears for cutting grass or shrubbery (often used in the plural) (noun.artifact)
  • (noun.artifact)
    a long-handled pruning saw with a curved blade at the end and sometimes a clipper; used to prune small trees (noun.artifact)
  • (noun.artifact)
    a small piece of anything (especially a piece that has been snipped off) (noun.artifact)
  • (noun.person)
    a worker who thins out and trims trees and shrubs (noun.person)
  • (noun.plant)
    the yield from plants in a single growing season (noun.plant)
synonym also hypernym hyponym derivation clip crop cut back dress cut rationalise curb curtail cut back bring down cut cut down dried fruit do away with eliminate thin out shear poll pollard pinch top disbud clip clipping trim trimming pruning clipper

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