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  • verbpeel, trim
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Synonyms for paring

verb peel, trim
  • cut back
  • cut down
  • decrease
  • lower
  • mark down
  • prune
  • reduce
  • scrape
  • shave
  • slash
  • carve
  • clip
  • crop
  • cut
  • decorticate
  • dock
  • flay
  • lop
  • scalp
  • shear
  • skin
  • skive
  • strip
  • thin
  • uncover
  • knock off

Antonyms for paring

  • expand
  • grow
  • increase
  • raise
  • spend
  • squander
  • waste
  • cover
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More words related to paring

chip

noun. shard, flaw
  • dent
  • flake
  • fragment
  • gobbet
  • nick
  • notch
  • paring
  • part
  • scrap
  • scratch
  • shaving
  • slice
  • sliver
  • wafer
  • wedge

sliver

noun. tiny piece, usually of wood or metal

splinter

noun. thin piece of solid
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.