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