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trim - Dictionary definition and meaning for word trim

Definition
(noun) a state of arrangement or appearance
Synonyms : trimness
Example Sentence
  • in good trim

Definition
(noun) a decoration or adornment on a garment
Synonyms : passementerie , trimming
Example Sentence
  • the trimming on a hat
  • the trim on a shirt

Definition
(noun) attitude of an aircraft in flight when allowed to take its own orientation
Definition
(noun) cutting down to the desired size or shape
Synonyms : clipping , trimming

Definition
(verb) remove the edges from and cut down to the desired size
Synonyms : pare
Example Sentence
  • pare one's fingernails
  • trim the photograph
  • trim lumber

Definition
(verb) decorate, as with ornaments
Example Sentence
  • trim the christmas tree
  • trim a shop window

Definition
(verb) cut down on; make a reduction in
Example Sentence
  • reduce your daily fat intake
  • The employer wants to cut back health benefits

Definition
(verb) balance in flight by regulating the control surfaces
Example Sentence
  • trim an airplane

Definition
(verb) be in equilibrium during a flight
Example Sentence
  • The airplane trimmed

Definition
(verb) decorate (food), as with parsley or other ornamental foods
Synonyms : dress , garnish

Definition
(verb) cultivate, tend, and cut back the growth of
Synonyms : clip , crop , cut back , dress , lop , prune , snip
Example Sentence
  • dress the plants in the garden

Definition
(verb) cut closely
Synonyms : shave
Example Sentence
  • trim my beard

Definition
(verb) adjust (sails on a ship) so that the wind is optimally used
Definition
(adj) thin and fit
Synonyms : spare
Example Sentence
  • the spare figure of a marathon runner
  • a body kept trim by exercise

Definition
(adj) of places; characterized by order and neatness; free from disorder
Synonyms : shipshape , well-kept
Example Sentence
  • even the barn was shipshape
  • a trim little sailboat

Definition
(adj) neat and smart in appearance
Synonyms : clean-cut , trig
Example Sentence
  • a clean-cut and well-bred young man
  • the trig corporal in his jaunty cap
  • a trim beard

Definition
(adj) severely simple in line or design
Synonyms : tailored
Example Sentence
  • a neat tailored suit
  • tailored curtains

Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for trim

TRIM or PRIM and PROPER - something neat and tidy, attractive.
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