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Princeton's WordNet

  1. prune(verb)

    dried plum

  2. snip, clip, crop, trim, lop, dress, prune, cut back(verb)

    cultivate, tend, and cut back the growth of

    Synonyms:
    line up, pare, work, crop, dress out, shave, preen, apparel, range, trim down, primp, prune, garment, snip off, cut, curtail, jog, trim back, trim, browse, garnish, arrange, sever, garb, cut down, raiment, pasture, coiffe, reduce, habilitate, discerp, coiffure, do, flash back, get dressed, rationalize, curb, plume, rationalise, cut short, coif, nip off, curry, restrict, fit out, clip, trot, dress up, decorate, cultivate, bring down, clothe, graze, tog, cut back, enclothe, set, snip, lop, dress, groom

  3. cut, prune, rationalize, rationalise(verb)

    weed out unwanted or unnecessary things

    Synonyms:
    veer, bring down, justify, snub, turn off, edit out, cut, burn, rationalize, hack, trim down, apologize, write out, prune, thin, slue, trim back, trim, ignore, swerve, shorten, apologise, cut off, edit, thin out, cut down, skip, abridge, reduce, rationalise, contract, foreshorten, dilute, curve, excuse, switch off, sheer, make out, geld, slew, tailor, turn out, clip, crop, disregard, issue, cut back, abbreviate, trend, snip, lop, dress

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. prune(v. a.)

    Synonyms:
    lop, trim, clip, dock, cut short

  2. prune(n.)

    Synonyms:
    dried plum

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List of paraphrases:

plum, bullet


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