Trim Meaning and Definition


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Trim meaning

Word: Trim

How to pronounce: trɪm

Transitive verb

Definitions:

1. Make (something) neat or of the required size or form by cutting away irregular or unwanted parts.

Example sentences: "Trim the grass using a sharp mower"

2. Decorate (something), typically with contrasting items or pieces of material.

Example sentences: "A pair of black leather gloves trimmed with fake fur"

3. Adjust (sails) to take best advantage of the wind.

Example sentences: "Her jobs include trimming the spinnaker and dealing with the yacht's plumbing"

4. Get the better of (someone), typically by cheating them out of money.

5. Rebuke (someone) angrily.

Noun

Definitions:

1. Additional decoration, typically along the edges of something and in contrasting color or material.

Example sentences: "We painted the buildings off-white with a blue trim"

2. An act of cutting off part of something in order to neaten it.

Example sentences: "His hair needs a trim"

3. The state of being in good order or condition.

Example sentences: "No one had been there for months—everything was out of trim"

4. The degree to which an aircraft can be maintained at a constant altitude without any control forces being present.

Example sentences: "The pilot's only problem was the need to constantly readjust the trim"

5. The difference between a vessel's forward and after drafts, especially as it affects its navigability.

Example sentences: "Ships' masters had to check trim and stability before departure"

Adjective

Definitions:

1. Neat and smart in appearance; in good order.

Example sentences: "His face was freshly shaved, his clothes neat and trim"


Synonyms:

prune

cut off

cut

snip

pare

shave

trim down

decoration

refinishing

lining

skin

ornament

order

adornment

embellishment

ornamentation

finish

get

elegant

spruce

grace

crop

clip

shears

bob

shear

trim angle

finishing

trimmings

clipping

cutting

neat

orderly

tidy

pretty

trig

fine adjustment

fine tuning

adjustment

flatten

reduce

adorn

embellish

beautify

decorate

ornate

shipshape

uncluttered

snug

paste

form

shape


Antonyms:

untrim


Derivations:

trimming

trimly

trimmer


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Trim in Other Languages...

Spanish: Recortar

German: Trimmen

French: Coupe

Italian: Assetto

Turkish: Kırpmak


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