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synonyms for prune

  • cut back
  • shave
  • shear
  • shorten
  • snip
  • clip
  • dock
  • eliminate
  • exclude
  • gut
  • lop
  • reduce
  • shape
  • skive
  • thin
  • knock off
  • pare down
See also synonyms for: pruning
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antonyms for prune

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  • accept
  • include
  • welcome
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“State-of-the-art search engines use ranking pipelines in which an efficient first-stage uses a query to fetch an initial set of documents from the document collection, and one or more re-ranking algorithms improve and prune the ranking.”
COULD GOOGLE PASSAGE INDEXING BE LEVERAGING BERT?DAWN ANDERSONOCTOBER 29, 2020SEARCH ENGINE LAND
If you’ve picked the right pages to prune and promote, you should see a nice lift in keyword rankings where it matters.
PAGERANK SCULPTING: HOW TO GET MORE FROM YOUR LINKSMANICK BHANOCTOBER 26, 2020SEARCH ENGINE WATCH
It’s unclear whether those whom the state fails to prune are entitled to vote after all — or may face prosecution if they do.
IN FLORIDA, THE GUTTING OF A LANDMARK LAW LEAVES FEW FELONS LIKELY TO VOTEBY LAWRENCE MOWER AND LANGSTON TAYLOR, MIAMI HERALD AND TAMPA BAY TIMESOCTOBER 7, 2020PROPUBLICA
I’ve been seeking out videos on how to get raspberries to fruit and how to properly prune roses, which is far more entertaining than Netflix.
11 GREAT MICROADVENTURES YOU CAN DO NOWTHE EDITORSOCTOBER 1, 2020OUTSIDE ONLINE
I think for some of us, maybe it will teach us to prune some of the unnecessary trips in our lives.
WHAT DOES COVID-19 MEAN FOR CITIES (AND MARRIAGES)? (EP. 410)STEPHEN J. DUBNERMARCH 26, 2020FREAKONOMICS
That’s also important for knowing when and how to prune shrubs and trees.
SCIENCE ISN’T JUST FOR SCIENTISTSSILKE SCHMIDTMARCH 5, 2020SCIENCE NEWS FOR STUDENTS
Whereupon Hard concluded by biting into a large piece of prune pie.
THE IDYL OF TWIN FIRESWALTER PRICHARD EATON
I used to prune a bit, too, in spare moments, so that by the end of the summer considerable renovation had been accomplished.
THE IDYL OF TWIN FIRESWALTER PRICHARD EATON
He tells me the right way to plant potatoes and prune apple-trees, and our communion is blest with eupeptic content.
THE AFFABLE STRANGERPETER MCARTHUR
To cut or prune gooseberry and currant-trees is very simple.
THE BOOK OF SPORTS:WILLIAM MARTIN
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WORDS RELATED TO PRUNE

  • abridge
  • abstract
  • boil down
  • clip
  • compress
  • condense
  • contract
  • cut
  • cut back
  • cut down
  • cut off
  • cut out
  • digest
  • encapsulate
  • get to the meat
  • pare
  • prune
  • put in a nutshell
  • reduce
  • summarize
  • take out
  • trim
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.