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