Synonyms for prune

Synonyms for (noun) prune

Synonyms: prune

Definition: dried plum

Similar words: dried fruit

Definition: fruit preserved by drying

Synonyms for (verb) prune

Synonyms: cut, prune, rationalise, rationalize

Definition: weed out unwanted or unnecessary things

Usage: We had to lose weight, so we cut the sugar from our diet

Similar words: do away with, eliminate, extinguish, get rid of

Definition: terminate, end, or take out

Usage: Let's eliminate the course on Akkadian hieroglyphics; Socialism extinguished these archaic customs; eliminate my debts


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