PRUNING MEANING IN ENGLISH

• Pruning Definition & Synonyms

  1. (n.) The act of trimming, or removing what is superfluous.
  2. (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Prune
  3. (n.) That which is cast off by bird in pruning her feathers; leavings.


• Prune Definition & Synonyms

  1. (v. t.) To lop or cut off the superfluous parts, branches, or shoots of; to clear of useless material; to shape or smooth by trimming; to trim: as, to prune trees; to prune an essay.
  2. (v. t.) To preen; to prepare; to dress.
  3. (v. i.) To dress; to prink; -used humorously or in contempt.
  4. (n.) A plum; esp., a dried plum, used in cookery; as, French or Turkish prunes; California prunes.
  5. (v. t.) To cut off or cut out, as useless parts.


Synonyms:
Clip, Crop, Cut, Dress, Lop, Rationalize, Snip, Trim,

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