Synonyms for sliver

Synonyms for (noun) sliver

Synonyms: paring, sliver, shaving

Definition: a thin fragment or slice (especially of wood) that has been shaved from something

Similar words: fragment

Definition: a piece broken off or cut off of something else

Usage: a fragment of rock

Synonyms: splinter, sliver

Definition: a small thin sharp bit or wood or glass or metal

Usage: he got a splinter in his finger; it broke into slivers

Similar words: bit, flake, fleck, chip, scrap

Definition: a small fragment of something broken off from the whole

Usage: a bit of rock caught him in the eye

Synonyms for (verb) sliver

Synonyms: sliver

Definition: form into slivers

Usage: sliver wood

Similar words: shape, form

Definition: give shape or form to

Usage: shape the dough; form the young child's character

Synonyms: sliver, splinter

Definition: break up into splinters or slivers

Usage: The wood splintered

Similar words: fragment, fragmentise, fragmentize, break up

Definition: break or cause to break into pieces

Usage: The plate fragmented

Synonyms: sliver, splinter

Definition: divide into slivers or splinters

Similar words: dissever, divide, separate, split, split up, carve up

Definition: separate into parts or portions

Usage: divide the cake into three equal parts; The British carved up the Ottoman Empire after World War I

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