English Thesaurus
(verb) 
Definition
to cut (parts) off a tree or body
Someone lopped the heads off our tulips.
Synonyms
cut
The previous tenants hadn't even cut the grass.
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crop
She cropped her hair and dyed it blonde.
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chop
We were set to work chopping wood.
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trim
My friend trims my hair every eight weeks.
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clip
I saw an old man out clipping his hedge.
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dock
It is an offence for an unqualified person to dock a dog's tail.
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hack
He desperately hacked through the undergrowth.
Some were hacked to death with machetes.
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prune
You have to prune the bushes if you want fruit.
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shorten
The day surgery will help to shorten waiting lists.
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sever
Oil was still gushing from the severed fuel line.
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curtail
NATO plans to curtail the number of troops being sent to the region.
The celebrations had to be curtailed because of bad weather.
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truncate
I'm going to truncate the time I spend at work.

Additional synonyms

in the sense of chop
Definition
to cut (something) with a blow from an axe or other sharp tool
We were set to work chopping wood.
in the sense of clip
Definition
to cut or trim with scissors or shears
I saw an old man out clipping his hedge.
Synonyms
cut,
cut short,
in the sense of crop
Definition
to cut (something) very short
She cropped her hair and dyed it blonde.

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