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See definition of paring on Dictionary.com
  • as inchip
  • as insliver
  • as insplinter

synonyms for paring

  • slice
  • wafer
  • dent
  • flake
  • fragment
  • gobbet
  • nick
  • notch
  • part
  • scrap
  • scratch
  • shaving
  • sliver
  • wedge
See also synonyms for: parings

antonyms for paring

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  • whole
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How to use paring in a sentence

The blade looks like the lovechild of a chef’s knife and a paring knife.
BENCHMADE’S NEW KITCHEN KNIFE DOES IT ALLWTAYLOROCTOBER 7, 2021OUTSIDE ONLINE
You can find all manner of knives, but I’d recommend paring and serrated knives the most as they are best replaced once they’ve gone dull.
WHY RESTAURANT SUPPLY STORES ARE THE BEST PLACES TO BUY KITCHEN TOOLSAARON HUTCHERSONJULY 23, 2021WASHINGTON POST
Using a paring knife, score the skin of each peach from end to end, without cutting into the flesh.
PORK CHOPS AND PEACHES MELD SAVORY WITH SWEET IN THIS SPEEDY SKILLET DINNERELLIE KRIEGERJUNE 17, 2021WASHINGTON POST
Let the cake cool in the pan for 15 minutes, then gently loosen the edges by running a small offset spatula or paring knife around the edge.
A SUNNY LEMON-YUJA CAKE RECIPE THAT WILL BRIGHTEN YOUR DAYJOY CHOAPRIL 2, 2021EATER
The paring back of real estate is an economic reality many businesses from all sorts of sectors currently face as the coronavirus crisis grinds on.
THE CLOSURE OF NEWSROOMS IS A SYMBOLIC END OF A PUBLISHING ERALARA O'REILLYAUGUST 18, 2020DIGIDAY
When I again turned to Lessard he still stood at the end of the desk, industriously paring his fingernails.
RAW GOLDBERTRAND W. SINCLAIR
After an apple was pared in one continuous strip, the paring was tossed three times round the head, and then thrown to the floor.
MARJORIE'S BUSY DAYSCAROLYN WELLS
The pen-knife slid along the bit of glass he was paring upon, and cut his other hand.
THERE AND BACKGEORGE MACDONALD
For, in paring, we lose a portion of the richest part of the potato, as in the case of paring the apple.
VEGETABLE DIET: AS SANCTIONED BY MEDICAL MEN, AND BY EXPERIENCE IN ALL AGESWILLIAM ANDRUS ALCOTT
For preparing grapefruit, a narrow, sharp-bladed paring knife may be used.
WOMAN'S INSTITUTE LIBRARY OF COOKERY, VOL. 5WOMAN'S INSTITUTE OF DOMESTIC ARTS AND SCIENCES
SYNONYM OF THE DAY
OCTOBER 26, 1985
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capacitor

WORDS RELATED TO PARING

  • dent
  • flake
  • fragment
  • gobbet
  • nick
  • notch
  • paring
  • part
  • scrap
  • scratch
  • shaving
  • slice
  • sliver
  • wafer
  • wedge
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.