Synonyms for clip

Synonyms for (noun) clip

Synonyms: clip

Definition: a sharp slanting blow

Usage: he gave me a clip on the ear

Similar words: blow

Definition: a powerful stroke with the fist or a weapon

Usage: a blow on the head


Synonyms: snip, clip, clipping

Definition: the act of clipping or snipping

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: cartridge clip, cartridge holder, clip, magazine

Definition: a metal frame or container holding cartridges; can be inserted into an automatic gun

Similar words: supply chamber

Definition: a mechanical device for holding something and supplying it as needed


Synonyms: clip

Definition: any of various small fasteners used to hold loose articles together

Similar words: fastener, fastening, fixing, holdfast

Definition: restraint that attaches to something or holds something in place


Synonyms: clip

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

Similar words: jewellery, jewelry

Definition: an adornment (as a bracelet or ring or necklace) made of precious metals and set with gems (or imitation gems)


Synonyms: clip, time

Definition: an instance or single occasion for some event

Usage: this time he succeeded; he called four times; he could do ten at a clip

Similar words: example, case, instance

Definition: an occurrence of something

Usage: it was a case of bad judgment; another instance occurred yesterday; but there is always the famous example of the Smiths

Synonyms for (verb) clip

Synonyms: curtail, cut short, clip

Definition: terminate or abbreviate before its intended or proper end or its full extent

Usage: My speech was cut short; Personal freedom is curtailed in many countries

Similar words: shorten

Definition: make shorter than originally intended; reduce or retrench in length or duration

Usage: He shortened his trip due to illness


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: clip

Definition: attach with a clip

Usage: clip the papers together

Similar words: attach

Definition: cause to be attached


Synonyms: clip, snip, snip off, nip, nip off

Definition: sever or remove by pinching or snipping

Usage: nip off the flowers

Similar words: cut

Definition: separate with or as if with an instrument

Usage: Cut the rope


Synonyms: clip, jog, trot

Definition: run at a moderately swift pace

Similar words: run

Definition: move fast by using one's feet, with one foot off the ground at any given time

Usage: Don't run--you'll be out of breath; The children ran to the store