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  Definition of Prune
  1. dried plum
  2. weed out unwanted or unnecessary things; "We had to lose weight, so we cut the sugar from our diet"
  3. cultivate, tend, and cut back the growth of; "dress the plants in the garden"
Similar Words: cut, rationalize, rationalise, snip, clip, crop, trim, lop, dress, cut back

 

See Also: restrict, curtail, curb, cut back, reduce, cut down, trim, trim down, trim back, cut, bring down, cut out

 

Hyponyms: shear, poll, pollard, top, pinch, disbud

 

Derivational Morphology: pruner, trimmer, pruning hook, lopper, pruning, trim, trimming, clipping, crop, harvest, clip, snip, clipper, clippers, snippet, snipping

 

 
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