Synonyms of clip in English

: clip1clip2

clip1


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noun

1‘he opened the clip, resting the briefcase on his knee’

SYNONYMS
fastener, clasp, hasp, catch, pin, hook, buckle, lock, coupler, link

2‘a diamanté clip’

SYNONYMS
brooch, pin, breastpin
badge

3‘he pulled the trigger twice, but his clip was empty’

SYNONYMS
magazine, cartridge, cylinder

verb

1‘he clipped the pages together and slipped them into a file’

SYNONYMS
fasten, attach, fix, affix, hold, join, connect, secure
pin, staple, tack

Synonyms of clip in English

: clip1clip2

clip2


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See Spanish definition of clip

verb

1‘I was clipping the hedges’

SYNONYMS
trim, cut, cut short, cut shorter, snip, prune, shorten, crop, shear, shave, pare
lop, pollard
mow
neaten, shape, tidy up, even up

2‘simply clip the coupon below’

SYNONYMS
remove, cut out, snip out, detach, extract, tear out

3‘his lorry clipped a van as it overturned’

SYNONYMS
hit, strike, make contact with, touch, brush, graze, glance off, tap, run into, bang into, crack against, crack into

4‘Maggie clipped his ear, making him yell’

SYNONYMS
hit, strike, cuff, smack, slap, thump, punch, knock, rap, box someone's ears
informal clout, whack, wallop, belt, clobber, bop, biff, sock
Scottish, Northern English informal skelp

noun

1‘I gave him a full clip’

SYNONYMS
cut, trim, crop, haircut, shortening
shear, shearing, pruning

2‘a clip from an old black-and-white film’

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extract, excerpt, snippet, selection, cutting, fragment
scene, moment
trailer

3‘you need a clip on the jaw’

SYNONYMS
smack, cuff, slap, thump, punch, box, knock, rap
informal clout, whack, wallop, belt, clobbering, bop, biff, sock

4‘the truck was speeding along at a good clip’

SYNONYMS
speed, rate, pace, velocity, tempo, momentum
informal lick, fair old rate

Phrases

    clip someone's wings

    ‘some MPs are eager to clip the Prime Minister's wings’


    SYNONYMS
    restrict someone's freedom, check, curb, impose limits on, set limits on, keep within bounds, keep under control, obstruct, impede, frustrate, thwart, stand in the way of, fetter, hamstring