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pare meaning and definition

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PARE verb

Definition of pare (verb)

  1. decrease gradually or bit by bit
  2. cut small bits or pare shavings from
    • "whittle a piece of wood"
    • synonyms: whittle
  3. strip the skin off
  4. remove the edges from and cut down to the desired size
    • "pare one's fingernails"; "trim the photograph"; "trim lumber"
    • synonyms: trim
Source: Princeton University Wordnet

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