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To remove by cutting away
Trim the ends from the brioche and cut the loaf into 16 equal slices.”
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To reduce the size, amount, number, or cost of
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“Many people approaching retirement are more than ready to trim their workload.”
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To shorten or abridge written material
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“I am also grateful to Harry for the much-needed urging to trim the book for its gratuitous bulk and its infelicities of style.”
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To tidy something up by cutting away irregular or unwanted parts
“According to the seasons, they would sow, reap, repair their equipment and buildings, tend the woods, and trim the hedges.”
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To make more beautiful or attractive by adorning or decorating
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“We could trim the fabric with gold sequins to pretty it up.”
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To defeat in a contest, especially by a large margin
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“Little as the Port girls knew about baseball, they were still able to trim the other team by a goodly score.”
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To express disapproval of
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Parquet
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To be economical or frugal with
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To cheat or trick
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To remove the (natural) skin or outer covering of
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To remove, get rid of or erase, especially written or printed material, or data on a computer
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To sparkle, flash or coruscate
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To make rare, thin, porous, or less dense
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Make or adapt for a particular purpose or person
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To provide with a border or edge
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To fix, correct, revise or improve (a text or document)
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Be undecided between two opinions or courses of action
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Slap, usually on bottom
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To remove contaminants or impurities from
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Make uniform in application or effect
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To organize (information or figures) in order to give a particular impression
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To cheat, deceive or defraud someone for personal gain
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Come or fall away from a surface in flakes
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An act of cutting something in order to neaten it
“A radical trim of the lower layers of the bushes is called for, so that the cats can't hide there.”
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An act of cutting one's hair
“Don't spring any surprises, whether it's a visit to the dentist for a checkup, to the doctor for a shot, or the barber for a trim.”
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An added decoration, typically along the edges of something and in contrasting color or material
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“It was rather an elaborate military uniform, with golden tassels on the edge of its golden epaulettes and gold trim on the cuffs and collar.”
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The state of wellness, health or fitness of someone or something
“Tonics are herbal preparations that keep your body in good trim, up and running for optimum performance and healthy living.”
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A pattern usually seen in artwork, or architecture
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The edge of a piece of cloth or clothing which has been turned under and sewn
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The best condition or degree
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A fine open fabric of cotton or silk
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A thing which can be added to something else in order to make it more useful, versatile, or attractive
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Cover; something which fastens
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Being tidy, clean, and in good order
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“Her little skirts, her little car, her trim little apartment, are all as brassy-yellow as the desert sun.”
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Having a slim and fit physique
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“Evidently back to his old self again, the King was in fine form, looking fit and trim, and never healthier.”
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Elegant or spruce in appearance
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“I look around me at the trim gardens, the sound of residents rattling about in the kitchens, the bell informing them of the next unit of the day's timetable.”
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In a state of good health
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Simple, well-defined, and pleasing in shape