Synonyms of clip in English:

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clip1

noun

  • 1 a briefcase clip
    fastener, clasp, hasp, catch, hook, buckle, lock
  • 2 a mother-of-pearl clip
  • 3 his clip was empty
    magazine, cartridge, cylinder
  • verb

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  • 1 he clipped the pages together
    fasten, attach, fix, join;
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    clip2

    verb

  • 1 I clipped the hedge
    trim, prune, cut, snip, shorten, crop, shear, pare;
    lop;
    neaten, shape
  • 2 clip the coupon below
    remove, cut out, snip out, tear out, detach
  • 3 his trailer clipped a parked van
    hit, strike, touch, graze, glance off, run into
  • 4 Mom clipped his ear
  • noun

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  • 1 I gave the dog a clip
  • 2 a film clip
    extract, excerpt, snippet, cutting, fragment;
  • 3 informal a clip to the ear
    smack, cuff, slap
    informal clout, whack, wallop, sock
  • 4 informal the truck went at a good clip
    speed, rate, pace, velocity
    informal lick
  • Phrases

    clip someone's wings

    1
    if you try to clip her wings, neither one of you will ever be happy
    restrict someone's freedom, impose limits on, keep under control, stand in the way of;
    obstruct, impede, frustrate, thwart, fetter, hamstring, handcuff

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