Đồng nghĩa của trim

Alternative for trim

trims, trimmed, trimming, trimmer, trimmest

Đồng nghĩa: adorn, beautify, clean, cut, deck, decorate, dress, embellish, fix up, furbish, garnish, lower, ornament, pare, reduce, shave, spruce up, straighten up, tidy,

Verb

To reduce the size, amount, number, or cost of
decrease lower moderate reduce abate contract curb curtail cut decrement depreciate drop ease lessen lighten quell shrink taper diminish downscale downsize prune dock slash cut back cut down de-escalate scale down cut back on pare down phase down ratchet down make reductions in make cutbacks in slim down retrench on salami-slice pare retrench limit shave whittle down rationalize axe rationalise ax minimize step down shorten clip minimise truncate scale back whittle away bring down roll back mark down restrain dwindle minify dial down wind down ease off slim chop narrow crop abridge economize on lop mitigate cut short deplete restrict eliminate take off temper round down alleviate attenuate ebb tighten couch decline relax dent tighten up downgrade run down tone down taper off take down drop off trim down trim back tail off scale something down whittle discount slenderize cut down on get rid of do away with ration ease up on foreshorten shed make cuts in make economies in reduce wastage in syncopate elide abbreviate wane lose subdue stifle slacken dry up dilute amortise make less devaluate qualify impair sink erode take the edge off depress amortize make smaller degrade weaken peter out slow down cast down extenuate cramp inhibit halt control constrict compress damp down break off rein in condense deflate lop off rein back boil down hold back shear concentrate put a restriction on put the brakes on put a limit on get to meat put in nutshell cut off waste away discard cast off confine omit delete remove economize deduct economise melt off jettison roll down budget cut knock down trim away phase out tune down soften fall subside recede slump assuage fall off plummet devalue allay fall away remit die down relent plunge palliate relieve dull let up blunt soothe check mollify fade die out calm die away drain go down pall cheapen dip drain away play down modify undermine deaden dampen nosedive crash sap slow deteriorate trivialize undervalue quiet grow less flag trivialise thin underrate dive belittle break modulate shrivel contain slake adulterate soft-pedal grow smaller become smaller tumble misprize descend cushion decay settle make light of slacken off underestimate waste gloss over wither brush aside appease droop go downhill consume understate de-emphasize collapse slide take a nosedive cool write off write down regress water down sell short empty dim fail downplay stop quieten degenerate damp release nose-dive ease up exhaust underemphasize rachet down wear down wear away pacify crumble use up detract slack defuse become less narrow down close slack off lull loosen detract from shrug off debase rate too low get smaller get lower disempower do an injustice to bleed hit the floor not do justice to hold cheap numb go into a tailspin lace loose deprecate retard evaporate placate adjust still regulate eat into extend discredit help slip constringe sophisticate stay cripple hinder get less suck dry calm down run low take away from sweeten thin out sag skid crater blur put down milk eat up retrogress turn down disparage wear off alter corrode lenify become lower set little store by thin down take a dive go through the floor let up on deprive underplay quench squeeze devalorize minimalize smooth mute muffle dam derogate stem sate dissipate ameliorate worsen block defame compact enfeeble lose edge staunch revise enervate straiten stanch disappear draw in take in disable debilitate make weaker impoverish scrimp withdraw comfort vilipend commute choke vitiate chill out take the sting out take the bite out retire decimate lapse keep down die off fall steeply downturn trail off vary talk down shift change trail disesteem fall sharply prevent be reduced pooh-pooh be wrong about disintegrate relapse make narrower retrograde return revamp transmogrify switch make little of backslide come to an end drop rapidly become narrower get narrower think too little of fizzle out take a load off go away cave in set no store by lay off take a header fade away rebate humble gather eat away at tail away fleece grow weaker take the edge off sth simplify subtract tame diffuse peter restraint demote untighten make fewer demean disengage make less active minish denature wilt reduce greatly halve grow misjudge vanish take it easy rescind shape trail away elongate bate shade cloud sober darken deepen nose dive wrinkle satiate satisfy languish rarefy offset tranquilize disregard lower in price miniaturise miniaturize drop away tranquillize excuse cause to fall despise make inroads into gobble up guzzle mark off telescope disperse underprice underprize become weaker go downwards invalidate gutter gratify benumb cauterize withstand arrest resist oppose look down on reduce punishment muddy up reduce the force of become less intense give way drop down make less formal make less strict objectify dissolve lower in value go easy alloy come down fall short keep at a minimum keep to a minimum fail to appreciate set too little store by anaesthetize anesthetize cauterise hebetate desensitise desensitize obtund miscalculate wear out become quieter become softer take the heat off retreat give out decry totter bring to a standstill admix address improve stabilize balance attune slope drag buckle miscarry slight denigrate take pressure off become weak get quieter get softer lessen the impact of soften the impact of reduce the impact of flop compose refresh extinguish relaxed grow dim make lighter soften up bow out put a damper on not do justice harmonize fold up tip over break down be precipitated decrease in value decline in price hit the dirt lose value resolve pad save neutralise stabilise neutralize demilitarize demilitarise rescue recover retrocede rot capsule capsulize fine tune monkey around with cool out take the bite out of take the sting out of make reasonable knock fall back pull out tone back away set drop back tune strangle disencumber levitate upraise facilitate eradicate unload unburden disburden take uplight free move away go back delay focus circumscribe pinch tauten strangulate inflect clench tense move further off retract flow back back back off draw away draw back depart move back expend detain devolve tuck astringe clear the air smooth out take the heat blister pour oil on backbite amend fine-tune adapt tweak harmonise atrophy spend handicap cool off settle down reduce weight throw out put off pour out brighten grow worse get worse evacuate stunt decelerate impede fade out lose ground dispel counteract salve cure go down the toilet revert go to the pack disimprove go to the dogs go down the tubes come apart at seams take a turn for the worse hit the skids deprave die on vine go to rack and ruin go to pot corrupt go to pieces obstruct hold up stall set back solace punctuate succor succour console decrease in importance pale lose significance lose lustre pale into insignificance grow dull liss interrupt laugh at keep back hamper lag retardate mire subtract from cut rate draw together get thinner aid break up assist burn absorb devour loiter procrastinate reef postpone embog bring respite to bring aid to make bearable bring an end to make something bearable bring aid take load off bankrupt interfere with back-water hit the brakes lose speed keep waiting lose steam let down flaps get in the way of bog down anchor it finish play out draw down draw squander dismiss bounce cashier discharge fire pink-slip sack terminate can wash up dig into hatchet cleaver tomahawk give the sack muster out turn off put an end to let go poll whitewash deemphasize make light brush off

Verb

To shorten or abridge written material
shorten abridge abstract condense abbreviate clip crop digest summarise summarize synopsize truncate contract curtail cut downsize prune reduce telescope snip blue pencil boil down put in a nutshell precis epitomize encapsulate cut down compress epitomise edit chop summate dock précis cut back shrink decrease outline syncopate elide cut short sum up sum diminish recap pare down pare inventory lessen lop concentrate recapitulate slash consolidate sketch restrict narrow limit reprise brief capsule minify skim give a summary of give an abstract of give a precis of give an outline of give a synopsis of compile cut off wrap up run through run down get to meat give main points get to the meat tighten capsulize conflate top shear constrict abort make shorter dwindle stop short round down get shorter minimise take up minimize bob excerpt retrench take out cut out review turn up compact nutshell cut to the bone retrograde rehash cipher make a long story short cypher cut to bone go over give a rundown of give the main points of give the gist of make a summary of give a digest of put in nutshell examine restate reiterate repeat rip judge zap rave evaluate study slam assess discuss correct pan trash revise inspect weigh knock reedit bad-mouth write a critique take down read through swipe at skin alive put down give one's opinion capture record express zip sum-up wrap-up come down to write a summary of make a outline of describe make a résumé of estimate conclude close total delineate draft indicate characterize adumbrate recount draught characterise size up touch on give a rough idea of skeletonize give a quick rundown on make an outline of skeleton give a rough idea lay out tell about give a thumbnail sketch of run over paraphrase rephrase replay list enumerate reword get the measure of give a summing-up review the evidence summarize the argument summarize the evidence state again run through again go over same ground go over again go the same round

Verb

To make more beautiful or attractive by adorning or decorating
adorn decorate beautify embellish enrich ornament array festoon garnish grace bedizen deck emblazon bedeck blazon caparison dress drape emblaze emboss embroider fancify beribbon do edge fringe hem prink spangle do up dress up deck out doll up fancy up pretty up trick out glitz up gussy up prettify enhance furbelow furnish garland tart up do out gild get up spruce up wreathe engarland bejewel befrill finish swathe border bespangle set off fix up smarten frill primp pipe titivate bind improve hang cover braid accessorize furbish accessorise jazz up smarten up rim band purfle loop thread bedight brighten paint colour prank pretty glamorize stitch brighten up color gentrify tailor preen spiff up crown glamorise add ornament to package gem lard wreath style glaze rig paper fit set do something out shape adapt renovate wallpaper mense supplement complement tassel make beautiful elaborate polish ornamentalize varnish augment burnish idealise spruce perfect illuminate idealize rig out add the finishing touch to zhoosh revamp redecorate remodel clean ginger up gift-wrap dress out overdo amplify overstate enlarge zhoosh up fudge aggrandize make attractive make pretty befringe tidy suit add to make up add finishing touches clothe groom admire smooth give details attire apparel plume show off accent equip go with add bells and whistles sew accouter slick appoint trig arrange give something a facelift add on add ornament sprinkle dot work pattern cross-stitch quilt weave pattern knit light star stud sequin put a hem on sew up turn up touch up brush comb freshen gloss coat freshen up present accoutre outfit display become flatter wash turn out fit out overlay befit prink up trig up go well with look good on look right on do something for show to advantage form constitute flesh out refurbish fix attach stencil fasten show depict characterize represent portray complete inscribe illustrate customize modify mod pimp out pimp up put make-up on tart oneself up do oneself up prepare fuss spiff lacquer put on your gladrags fuss over fig up be in full fig put on your best bib and tucker get dressed up characterise dress something up behove disguise sugar-coat window-dress camouflage garb costume robe frost japan shellac match customise catastrophize exaggerate enamel invest habit harmonize with belong to make handsome be appropriate behoove be suitable to heighten be fitting to accord with agree with go together toilet garment vesture gown enrobe begild aureate engild tinsel whitewash plate aurify glitter glass wax supply stock put in best light be appropriate to trick up arm provide rub ice incrust cover with icing resin oil expand on enlarge on clad tog dud provision issue trap out veneer surface luster lustre stain gird endow tog out suit up tog up dude up implement kit man gear prep gear up kit up kit out fit up set up

Verb

To defeat in a contest, especially by a large margin
thrash lick paste beat clobber trounce rout drub defeat wallop whip annihilate best bury cream flatten smoke subdue whomp worst dispatch overcome shellac smother tromp whup bomb dust get master overbear overmatch skunk take wax whap whop conquer lambaste skin stop surmount upend triumph over blow away snow under prevail over do down get around win against hammer crush overwhelm vanquish wipe the floor with get the better of overpower make mincemeat of demolish stuff slaughter own destroy murder run rings around pound crucify massacre subjugate take to the cleaners blow out of the water overthrow blow out pulverize bring someone to their knees quash walk all over marmalize tank pulverise give someone a drubbing turn inside out outdo overrun total undo beat hollow slam give someone a hiding quell surpass kill outstrip trash cane swamp zap knock for a loop wipe out top bust defeat utterly pommel flog torpedo trample drop smash throw triumph outmaneuver outmanoeuvre be victorious over outplay outrun win a resounding victory over walk over bear down pip at the post strike exceed outclass excel humble transcend better reduce down steamroll whack hurdle outwit deck ruin sink overturn whitewash upset floor run circles around slay edge tan subvert give someone a pasting put away route obliterate outjump shipwreck flax outflank butcher outhit decimate ambush entrap put down knock out wipe off map bring to ruin take to cleaners take it all put paid to roll back shut down finish off work over run roughshod over bring to their knees shut out put an end to edge out pwn run rings round KO plow under mow down pick apart nose out win a victory over batter varnish eat alive humiliate outsmart defeat heavily belt spank maul thump bludgeon bash get one up on make a fool of give a hiding gain the advantage over do in win repress beat the pants off waste lather slog finish thwart foil checkmate suppress circumvent frustrate bulldoze slap about gain a victory over win over larrup confound discomfit override overmaster eclipse do outshine rise above bring to knees succeed over trample underfoot put in their place cap outperform dominate subject overtop trump cook one's goose fix one's wagon defeat someone heavily wipe off the mat break outmatch overshadow outgun tame pacify tower over outrival overtake hose outdistance clean up on beat back put to rout blow out of water cut to pieces put to flight throw back in confusion drive off subordinate extinguish knock spots off improve on be victorious put in the shade be better than go one better than do better than shoot ahead of chasten clear pass cross beat down get the upper hand over gain ascendancy over gain the upper hand over get the upper hand endure get over resist pass over vault over climb crest prevail leap negotiate cope with make it past make it over make it round deal with be unstoppable by blast steamroller settle make one's way over make one's way round make one's way past get through mop up take apart devastate wreck raze curb abolish bring down topple squelch squash eradicate shatter unseat eliminate terminate stamp out crack down on put the kibosh on gain mastery over level desolate control rub out put to shame oust check scotch end depose stifle undermine liquidate exterminate get rid of vaporize upstage leave standing dethrone snuff out extirpate pull down tower above tear down vaporise scupper outvie quench outpace be a cut above wrack nuke nix take out silence do for be head and shoulders above outrank weaken sabotage impair put a stop to knock off leave behind blight ravage dash mess up dwarf clamp down on displace slap down walk away from knock down be superior to bring to naught oppress go one better supplant cripple blot out gain control of knock over nip in the bud bridle put out outfox get a grip on dismiss hegemonize do away with invalidate improve upon blow a hole in go beyond demoralize sap nullify immobilize hide dissolve mar render incapable enervate render helpless render powerless thresh enfeeble spoil execute pummel buffet immobilise neutralize queer defenestrate baste whale demoralise blow desecrate curry cancel grind down remove assassinate unbuild depress botch beat up chastise pummelled vitiate banjax dish neutralise tumble bring low break up abrogate force wreak havoc on bring about the downfall of rough up bung up wipe off the face of the earth wipe off the map bump off dispirit enslave exhaust tire restrain cow stagger fatigue weed out degrade break down incapacitate eject rule out-think impoverish dismantle arrest drain debilitate leather dislodge bring to heel devitalize erase take care of roll hit weary disestablish fell bring under the yoke reverse punish injure make a mess of capsize muller leave wear down foul up keep under thumb hold sway over damage ruinate disable give a drubbing to abate louse up come out on top annul disrupt deprive bowl over efface expunge ice sit on remove from office outstep ravish despoil take a stick to off screw up put the lid on prostrate cruel euchre get control of shoot down root out block out negate dilapidate mangle strangle bear down on outgo throw a spanner in the works of predominate axe mutilate maim dispose of ax throw a monkey wrench in the works of wash out put to death clean up raze to the ground blow to bits shake off get ahead of lay waste sweep away lay in ruins shoot ahead black out score points off outthink bypass defeat easily take down astonish render speechless turn over turn something inside out survive weather stamp something out solve stun render shock outlive govern manage regulate knock for six seize power curtail see off direct command scrunch squish crack down come out on top of knock socks off destabilize colonize tyrannize smite demote unsettle reject uncrown enthrall compel coerce underyoke disrate downgrade be more than overpass shame club outjockey lead outfight keep down destruct whelm tyrannise colonise enthral rule over be the ruination of get under control bring under control wipe from the face of the earth benothing smash down put out of action put out of commission write off birch disassemble snow cook quelch call somebody's bluff catch somebody napping finesse steal a march on somebody put the skids under be the ruin of seal the doom of stand above be a class above stand head and shoulders above be greater than be on another level be master of take precedence hold sway kick around blow up kill off undercut banish usurp unthrone gain on bang knock punch throw down reduce to ruins gobble up crack wolf blow to pieces tear to pieces put in toilet tip remove from power purge send to the gas chambers torture cut down stick put to the sword force down inhibit discontinue reel back in dampen rebel destabilise supersede invert discharge defrock unmake get further ahead of pull a fast one be one up on fake out draw away from break the spirit halt avenge torment lace lambast pelt lash paddle fib bat switch slate belabor cause instability interrupt bottle clamp shush spike stem discrown give the coup de grâce take off administer the coup de grâce drive to the wall carry off take someone's life move in for the kill dispense with phase out drive out get shot of cast out give something the chop knock something on the head drive underground trample on stretch dumbfound overawe blank shellack cudgel tonk keep inside cut off keep in hold down hold in tower outhussle croak put lid on put kibosh on ail deject trouble lower dishearten dismay disfigure stiff defile deface poison bodge scourge sweep drum out belabour punch out deplete snuff discourage shake sadden diminish daunt scrag murk gain control over reduce to nothing reduce to rubble leave in ruins bring to nothing wreak havoc upon clean out leave desolate shut off roll over lay one out hang give someone the works decapitate chill dust off garrote take a life garrotte take the life of lynch shoot blow someone's brains out guillotine behead knife asphyxiate terminate with extreme prejudice electrocute garotte cool do to death delete win the race deaden chagrin abase perturb bother distress be the victor win out gain a victory prevail against come first win hands down take the crown carry the day get last laugh take the cake win through take the prize be successful gain mastery of take the honours excise scratch scrub weigh down bum out dull cast down damp down cross out blank out cut remove all traces of destroy root and branch ink out X-out wipe off face of earth blue pencil blow sky-high strike out mark out score out cover obscure rub off frazzle overrule overtire tax cast a pall over put a damper on harm knacker overtax paralyse put at risk poop hamstring revoke disallow etiolate hamper obstruct cancel out hinder soften paralyze rescind countermand render ineffective play havoc with handicap disarm veto repeal mow have craze overreach crimp cramp offset stymie muck up bowl down make weary make helpless tucker out lay low make powerless take it out of tire out make impotent fag out wear out balls up set aside retract withdraw work against make waves void recant repudiate vacate rule against outvote recall flout take back make null and void declare null and void defy ride roughshod over trample upon rain on someone's parade

Verb

To criticize or reprimand (someone) severely
castigate lambaste berate censure criticise criticize chastise rebuke reprimand admonish scold reproach chide reprove upbraid blast attack lecture carpet rate hammer lambast flay rag excoriate keelhaul monster slam abuse objurgate reprehend slate vituperate baste bollock savage score bash jaw rap flame wig row diss trash assail lash chasten scathe belabour belabor pummelled pummel discipline rail cane potshot punish scourge whip blister correct ream scorch beat penalise penalize flog thrash drub scarify bawl out dress down lay into tell off chew out remonstrate with ream out take to task pitch into pull up haul over the coals lace into tongue-lash tear into tick off call down rant at have a go at rail against rail at read the riot act give a talking-to let someone have it give someone a dressing-down give someone a roasting give someone hell give someone a rocket give someone a telling-off give someone an earful rap over the knuckles give someone a rollicking put down come down on give someone a bollocking jump on slap down give someone a caning tear off a strip give someone a wigging give someone a mouthful give someone a row give someone some stick rake over the coals give someone a rating give someone what for give a rocket put on the mat blow up at criticize severely jump down one's throat slap on the wrist send someone away with a flea in their ear lay out lean on rap someone the knuckles drag over the coals blow up blame condemn denounce slap someone's wrist find fault with revile nag rap someone over the knuckles call on the carpet check reprobate take someone to task give a piece of one's mind go on at take to the woodshed pan disparage caution come down hard on monish lesson bring someone to book chew someone out talk to light into tear a strip off slap someone on the wrist harangue roast visit knock slash vilify fulminate against hit rake rip denunciate cavil throw the book at jawbone slag off asperse accuse bag skin zap climb all over strongly criticize come down on like a ton of bricks draw the line speak to rap on knuckles slap on wrist give a going over tell a thing or two take down lay down the law yell at find fault reprimand severely exprobrate warn bring to book adjure counsel advise recompense smear cudgel slap deride shellac call over the coals smother strike spank skelp ferule threap speak harass oppose trounce fry recriminate taunt exprobate lash into rip into objurate expostulate chew preach rake over coals slang give tongue-lashing give somebody a piece of one's mind tear someone a new one give someone a dressing down give someone a telling off have your knife in discredit give someone stick defame sound off tear apart carp on go after mete out punishment to rag on make an example of cuss out call to account take somebody to task give a hard time take down a peg get after get on burn one's ears give someone a carpeting eat out criticize hatefully shout at give one hell jump all over criticize strongly be hard on teach someone a lesson tear down pick on have someone on the carpet keep after dishonor dishonour disgrace glue forewarn ding notice growl hoist lower the boom send someone away with a flea in his give the dickens jack up sit on lay on give comeuppance express disapproval of call to task point the finger at give the devil arraign pillory malign deprecate denigrate besmirch slur fault maul skewer fustigate rubbish crucify carp slag decry dispraise sledge clobber dis derogate slug fluff slog disapprove of nit-pick cut down complain about bad-mouth inveigh against run down bag on throw brickbats at skin alive pour scorn on give bad press cut up carp at cast aspersions on throw shade do a number on pass strictures upon give some stick to pick at animadvert on give a bad press to pull to pieces cut to bits nag at pull apart hit out at give flak to nitpick about vituperate against cavil at pick holes in pick to pieces belittle impugn take to pieces depreciate diminish vilipend insult ridicule minimize scorn dismiss slight discount dump on slander do a hatchet job on trash-talk minimise play down talk down cry down traduce poor-mouth execrate take apart scoff at judge speak ill of write off kiss off shoot down calumniate stigmatize drag through the mud deplore detract from undervalue do down rollick underrate give someone a bad press find lacking mock detract stigmatise disapprove anathematize libel object to tear to shreds underestimate trivialize downgrade contemn speak badly of marginalize get at deflate torment pooh-pooh marginalise blacken the name of throw mud at animadvert nitpick over sneer at trivialise speak evil of take exception to fulminate demean opprobriate needle pass judgment be against contradict bully treat lightly tear to pieces disdain deliver judgment adjudicate take issue with minify misprize lash out at sail into hold cheap curse proscribe thunder reject rave at declaim inveigh degrade give opinion downplay lower go for the jugular impeach jeer at mudsling bother object give something a battering argue with give something a bad press rage dispute be critical of kick up a stink about make light of victimize controvert make fun of argue against let fly spread lies about persecute tyrannize cut down to size lampoon brand bring into disrepute gainsay badmouth blacken the reputation of sully the reputation of tease frown on intimidate despise gripe about conduct a smear campaign against question give a bad name protest against be hostile to look askance at discriminate against remonstrate ostracise ostracize badger rant get angry with speak out goad protest charge nitpick bait jeer incriminate fume whine about carp about indict tyrannise victimise moan about grouse about grouch about quibble about oppugn make a stand zing negate ride provoke demonize understate challenge prosecute bellyache about whinge about beef about demonise discommend offend complain discountenance blacken outrage sound off about laugh at laugh off mouth off about downcry be down on vociferate go on about let have it expostulate about tax mortify humiliate sneer declaim against kick up a fuss about dig sell short call into question poor mouth take a swipe at pooh pooh have a down on have it in for swipe at backstab assault make a fuss about cast a slur on affront stick it to round on be malicious about be spiteful towards be unkind about abhor speak of with disfavour blacken the character of refute lash out detest harsh bring under fire sling mud at hit out assault verbally satirize disagree with rebut be anti find unacceptable pile in satirise review unfavorably have a pop at start on start in backbite rebuff take on make mincemeat of make short work of rip to shreds take give a tongue-lashing read out look askance pick apart heap squash squelch snap someone's head off jump on one's case bite someone's head off destroy rap someone's knuckles misrepresent devalue snipe at debase hold forth against sully jump down someone's throat lessen devaluate cheapen compromise mistreat caluminate voodoo cuss jinx mark down take away crush make little of frown blacken someone's reputation show someone up pronounce name adjudge frame sour grapes back-bite gossip about take a dim view of snipe have words be in opposition to quarrel with take swipe at throw stones at humble clamor against spurn look down on think little of have words with weigh into severely reprimand give someone bondi rap across the knuckles shame snub comment negatively explode shoot full of holes cut to the quick criticize harshly send up put away give a wigging harry grumble at bedevil rip up rank on moralise give going-over give piece of mind moralize run something down show up charge with point finger at hang something on blow whistle on thumbs down on pin it on take dim view of not go for burst out throw shade at talk something down think wrong not support frown upon give a black eye put a whammy on expose to ridicule send up the river lay at one's door take a dig at to denigrate put hooks in hold up to shame dig into tuck into keep nothing back erupt with anger single out discourse orate perorate express strong disapproval of not believe in think badly of express disapprobation of express disapprobation let fly at lam into set upon disfavour disfavor remonstrate against express a poor opinion of disesteem be hostile towards protest strongly thunder against rage against storm raise an query protest strongly at remonstrate about rant about make a protest mouth off hold someone to blame complain to spout bluster huff rave lose one's temper with give vent to one's emotions give free rein to one's emotions hold someone responsible hold accountable pass on make a stand against raise objections to kick make a protest against complain vociferously about oppose strongly complain bitterly about speak out against kick up disagree violently with put up a fight against kick against take a stand against take great exception to contravene traverse doubt negative resist disaffirm break contest cross disavow deny tar take a stand menace criminate animadvert upon vociferate about heckle hassle chaff swear at debate argue hold at fault lay charges against try have the law on bring to trial bring charges against bring a charge against bring a case against prefer charges against inculpate put on trial take to court rib guy haze rant and rave gibe gibe at twit domineer pester hector cast doubt upon cut to shreds cast aspersions upon throw doubt on pin on thumb nose at make sport of scout poke fun at flout jab quiz tantalise twitter rally tantalize lout take the piss out of niggle hound dog irritate browbeat fuss bug declare unsafe declare unfit be on at punish repeatedly and unfairly henpeck peck at wound pique vex displease take issue irk hurt disrespect gall anger disgruntle annoy rankle scandalize disgust distress put put out upset give a zinger confront ruffle someone's feathers scandalise hit where one lives give the cold shoulder make someone's hackles rise put someone's back up raise someone's hackles

Verb

To be economical or frugal with
retrench economise economize save budget scrimp conserve curtail reduce husband be sparing cut back be frugal be economical cut corners make cutbacks save money make economies scrimp and save make cuts make savings tighten your belt cut down reduce expenditure draw in your horns husband one's resources pinch skimp stint spare scant be sparing with go easy on be economical with economize on be thrifty scrimp and scrape save for a rainy day use sparingly rake and scrape be mingy with tighten one's belt be frugal with be parsimonious with run a tight ship be stingy with scrimp on be careful with be mean with manage thriftily be cheap stint on use economically cut down on be more economical be tight with pinch pennies cut costs cut expenditure make ends meet store reserve hoard limit preserve stockpile control put aside put by be prudent pinch the pennies stretch a dollar earmark watch one's pennies pull in your horns go easy look after the pence safeguard lay in use less decrease wastage reduce wastage shepherd buy cheaply manage buy more cheaply count the pennies watch the pennies keep within means run tight ship watch your pennies count your pennies pay one's way rein in be on a shoestring meet a budget husband your resources be careful pinch your pennies stow stash retain squirrel regulate contain secure mothball sock away bottle store up keep intact hold back stash away put away squirrel away keep back set aside restrict ration limit to a fixed amount restrict the consumption of

Verb

To gain an advantage or profit by using unfair or deceitful methods
cheat con swindle defraud fleece bilk stiff sucker cozen trick deceive diddle gyp sting dupe victimise victimize rook do flimflam hustle skin hoodwink bleed screw mislead gaff fool bamboozle fiddle shortchange hose mulct squeeze stick hoax gull chisel short delude euchre ream skunk chouse thimblerig beguile scam pluck snooker nobble beat finagle exploit shaft have burn snow milk chicane bunco gouge illude rob sandbag sell goldbrick cross take rush fudge shuck belirt blench crib lirt rogue rip off double-cross take in shake down take advantage of take for a ride do in put one over on pull a swifty on pull a fast one on short-change stitch up lead up the garden path pull one's leg rope in do a number on jerk around double-deal sell down the river give someone a bum steer fast talk take out break the rules give bum steer screw over give the shaft swizz embezzle overcharge swizzle gazump string along hornswoggle sharp extort frame bilk of steal clip sell a pup to set up take someone for a ride take to the cleaners do out of put one over on someone pull a fast one be sold a pup pull a fast one on someone run a game on sell a bill of goods bluff humbug misinform betray outwit juggle fake out misguide suck in spoof have on gammon buffalo catch kid overreach entrap outmaneuver outmanoeuvre outfox inveigle lead on circumvent manipulate outsmart do the dirty on seduce impose on pull the wool over somebody's eyes two-time fox let down sell a bill of goods to wring ensnare befool fail disappoint outslick be disloyal to be unfaithful to outthink jive prey on soak sell out defeat lure stab in the back pull the wool over someone's eyes abuse fake sell a pup baffle juke use suck dry break faith with thwart make a fool of plunder lead astray wangle blackmail wheedle caboodle outjockey step out outplay play away outdo trap cuckold jockey catch out outguess top misuse disinform outgeneral finesse goose worst jip confuse cap bewilder lie mousetrap put on take someone in play false get the better of end run figure out foil play on pull the wool over one's eyes lead one down the garden path walk all over frustrate charge too much cajole intimidate despoil maneuver manoeuvre backstab pilfer be untrue to wrest force feign play sweet-talk take to cleaners tempt entice play someone false out-think enslave wrench gip impose upon lie to bully bait pull fast one four-flush double deal do someone in the eye distort pull something have someone on ill-treat walk over run rings round treat unfairly be cleverer than make rings round lead up garden path step on cash in on live off the backs of ill-use throw dust in someone's eyes pull wool over eyes play trick on withhold rights from steal a march on do someone dirty duck weasel dodge stretch the rules bend the rules pull something funny stack the cards hit below the belt jiggle fraud rip-off sell someone down the river surcharge dispossess slip out cop out worm one's way out of beat around the bush impose pigeon molest penalise punish penalize baulk fine balk forfeit extract play dirty filch ruin grift stump pauperize impoverish dust defy harass hound outperform heist expel fix strong-arm pretend put the screws to extortion pad overtax nick suck the life out of welsh elude rebel against disobey belie sham trip up sway contrive steer evade coax hook falsify throw cuck cheat on impress give away rat on blag terrorize attack pick on wind up challenge take to the cleaner's do number on best overcome take for cross up bleed dry lead somebody down the garden path lead down the garden path bias play a jest on play a prank on play a joke on murphy go one better than flam play a trick on play joke on beat out of take for ride sucker into make a sucker of split pass off psych out misdirect play a practical joke on cuckoldize play-act con out of pull wool over enchant entrance charm attract pull someone's leg gaslight misstate prevaricate dump on prey upon play upon play for a fool mock be a Judas to hypnotize woo bewitch dazzle blind mesmerize captivate spellbind be inconstant to play games with hocus-pocus win over doublespeak misrepresent terrorise tear from bleed someone of something soft-soap steal someone blind rook out of pervert bunk propagandize fabricate decoy allure solicit entangle enmesh propagandise butter up play games stage-manage pull strings pull wires put on the wrong track put on an act cover up wrong steer put on false front bait and switch double-talk give wrong information to send on a wild goose chase throw off the scent put up smoke screen give the wrong impression hypnotise mesmerise shave horn put horns on hornify twist around your little finger play for a sucker exact crowd swag graft boodle loot oppress be unfaithful coerce go back on mistreat patronise capitalize on profit from treat lightly take liberties with trifle with maltreat leverage trade on control play with target patronize play someone for a sucker use for one's own ends be disloyal hack machinate rig be dishonest rack affect doctor engineer influence demand ice secure pinch get obtain mastermind cook worm something out of someone put the bite on someone for blackmail someone for hold up obtain under duress obtain by force put screws to obtain by threats make pay through nose obtain by threat put the arm on game interfere with find a loophole in tinker with fudge with fiddle with exploit a loophole in tamper with

Verb

To remove, get rid of or erase, especially written or printed material, or data on a computer
delete cancel blue-pencil erase remove cross out dele efface excise expunge obliterate strike out cut out edit blot out edit out eradicate kill unpublish elide rub out take out annul bleep clean cut decontaminate destroy drop eliminate exclude omit rub sanitise sanitize score scrap scratch scratch out scrub snip squash squelch sterilise sterilize strike terminate X-out ink out score out stroke out white out wipe out x out black out clean up pass up put a line through rule out Tippex out exterminate gut stamp out knock off bowdlerize blank out annihilate extirpate abolish launder bowdlerise liquidate snuff out blue pencil expurgate void axe cross through chop discard exscind ax amputate exsect slash redact wipe off censor blot dispatch sweep away nullify scrape off disannul blank cancel out root out negate withdraw scissor out cut up lop off X out remove all traces of give something the chop extinguish zap raze kayo KO get rid of do away with waste decimate quash do in finish off slaughter demolish total put an end to off block out massacre suppress dispose of smash murder abate undo wipe off the face of the earth wreck devastate desolate end vaporize blow away nix deny rescind repeal invalidate polish off abrogate wipe off the map assassinate slay wipe revoke execute vaporise shoot down purge vacate butcher wipe from the face of the earth ruin pulverize wrack cream nuke shatter clear ice croak stiff top forget smoke call off put to death bump off put down tear down pull down mow down recall pulverise trash countermand stop abort obscure retract avoid conceal lift set aside whack strike through scrub out cover scrag do for do to death take away end the life of take the life of put paid to cut down rid strip reverse abandon expel crush shed torpedo jettison overturn repudiate junk obviate call overthrow null vitiate dismiss finish put a stop to clean off discharge throw out rub off bring to an end cry off cause the death of make away with strike down roll back weed out clear away cut to pieces put to sleep declare null and void wash out dissolve quell extract level renege cleanse uproot discontinue oust ditch defeat disclaim override take back overrule renounce recant eject sink empty neutralize upset evict make void backpedal disown dismantle abjure counterorder render invalid forswear subvert dump neutralise call back unload back out of declare invalid clear out cast aside give someone the works leave out terminate with extreme prejudice render null and void score through refuse dust rub something out subtract banish strike something out disrupt repress shut off pull check stun erode fade give up rub someone out cover over silence drag declare forget about break off snuff get get off the hook put the lid on put out of your mind smooth away wear away rub away take down drag down kill off disinfect close shut out hide screen obstruct shroud postpone put away record over scour flatten overwhelm benothing conquer overpower beat rid of shake out rout out clean out bulldoze black unbuild fell knock down dynamite topple reduce unmake crash capsize bomb spill lay waste batter scatter pat sponge out scrub off knock to pieces budge stifle mop shade obfuscate darken batten smother eclipse mop up clear up sponge off sponge up take off raze to the ground break down blow down cast down tear up swab dispense with throw down deracinate rinse off wash off spot brush supersede disestablish prohibit inhibit polish put to the sword send to the gas chambers ethnically cleanse send to kingdom come blow someone's brains out close down dry shift get off loosen put kibosh on slur disregard ravage knock something on the head put the kibosh on wash cover up make dark cut off pass out hold back keel over give the bum's rush miss out throw out on your ear kick out give something a miss chuck out turf out leave off boot out let go send packing absorb wipe off face of earth knock out blow to bits blow sky-high mark out destroy root and branch take apart dab evacuate drain zero get out draw out bring out

Verb

Make or adapt for a particular purpose or person
tailor adapt adjust fashion fit modify cut shape suit convert customise customize style alter accommodate mould acclimate acclimatise acclimatize attune change condition conform doctor edit gear put reshape tune custom-build custom-make design dovetail make mold personalise personalize quadrate reconcile square tailor-make shape up cut to fit make to measure make to order sculpt cast model form frame create sculpture pattern whittle hew carve block manipulate forge roughhew smooth pat crystallise assemble fabricate mint knead block out throw together bring together chisel crystallize revise transform remodel reconstruct rework amend redesign revamp tweak improve vary reform refashion redo reorganize recast restyle refine reorganise make adjustments to make alterations to readjust regulate rearrange accustom remake prepare correct reorient remould reorientate arrange familiarize habituate permute remold make over assimilate integrate rectify familiarise adapt to align with renovate season set fix gear to adjust to harmonize proportion transmute acculturate transfigure repair rejig harmonise get used to revolutionize modulate reorder reconstitute permutate reconfigure regenerate diversify revolutionise qualify prime align harden ready metamorphose coordinate acculture temper balance mend organize organise settle overhaul rebuild become accustomed domesticate order match rehabilitate renew mutate update redress evolve get accustomed transmogrify shift upgrade get used get someone accustomed morph fix up fit in retool reshuffle get someone used rehash translate make ready develop become seasoned turn become naturalized familiarize someone with come to accept familiarize oneself with recalibrate come to terms with make innovations turn over new leaf turn the tables affect turn the corner shift gears warp rejigger switch over commute learn to live with redraft make consistent turn around make different tamper with plan produce individualise individualize realign plot size measure dispose process naturalize inure orient position treat become inured make appropriate to make fitting to make appropriate for make fitting for become resigned resign oneself naturalise put in position put in place soften bend jack up make specially contrive tamper emendate moderate rewrite alternate review freshen up remix shuffle replace become different reword become set straight train toughen turn one around key conciliate accord true up climatize transubstantiate alchemize diverge transpose counterbalance compensate metamorphosize redevelop equip dial back phony up make changes to correct mid-course fine tune make improvements to interchange denature stir up change completely refit sing different tune recondition cook refurbish transfer turn upside down switch do up blend follow be in harmony with make agree grow accustomed to be in tune with become used to be in accord with groom empower coach reconciliate better compose comply go along to get along run with the pack roll with punches follow the crowd follow tradition be guided by be conventional follow custom follow convention keep in step follow beaten path swim with the stream make suitable ameliorate correspond find one's way around become accustomed to find one's feet get one's bearings emend restore remedy restructure uplift reclaim cure modernise resolve modernize debug red-pencil bring up to code make better calibrate enhance normalize jigger normalise grade sharpen twiddle focus tighten troubleshoot straighten sort fine-tune tune up bring into line fiddle with make good put right set right patch up see to put in working order make conform set to rights

Verb

To fix, correct, revise or improve (a text or document)
edit revise correct adapt check improve polish redraft rewrite condense emend rephrase rework censor copy-edit assemble cut modify redact reword abridge annotate rescript revamp shorten approve alter amend amplify analyse analyze assign blue-pencil butcher change compile compose delete discard draught draft excise feature fine-tune finish massage prepare prescribe proofread publish recalibrate rectify refine regulate rehash report retouch scrub splice style tighten clean up iron out boil down check over fix up fly speck go over make up set up strike out tidy up write over prepare for publication adjust update recast reform better redo upgrade reshape reorganize remodel reorganise touch up perfect vary enhance tweak develop redraw ameliorate repair help debug remake fix refashion redesign restyle reconstruct make over overhaul remedy look over hone elevate convert set right right red-pencil remould transform rejig temper metamorphose square go through fashion mend emendate remold progress mold tailor readjust modulate rearrange lift raise affect doctor mould turn around make adjustments to make alterations to boost cultivate clarify rebrand shape up straighten out pick up qualify transmute transfigure turn the corner put right shift evolve renovate redress meliorate enrich switch mutate morph revolutionize shape retool reorient customize translate reorder regenerate reorientate reconcile moderate diversify warp reconfigure revolutionise reconstitute turn alternate replace tamper with reshuffle transpose rejigger commute review make innovations permute interchange customise refurbish tune remap subedit reread examine give something the once-over advance rise heighten increase expurgate bowdlerize say differently bowdlerise augment sharpen purify recuperate fit cure suit condition make strides perk up take off make perfect bend paraphrase make improvements to put make make good sort out optimise optimize elaborate complete grow metastasize move metamorphize renew reclaim look through mark up copyedit remove errors check through rebuild transmogrify put differently XXX patch up clear up deal with consummate crown polish up transubstantiate alchemize diverge do over fiddle with make right pay dues set straight finish off express differently put another way put in other words metamorphosize redevelop get with it set the record straight clean up act put in order rehabilitate permutate denature refit recondition cook transfer pass realign transmutate transit turn over new leaf turn the tables stir up change completely shift gears sing different tune switch over turn upside down do up put the finishing touches to put the final touches to compare scan scrutinize reexamine scrutinise launder fluctuate distort transition swing disguise flip-flop substitute vacillate swap veer displace pay one's dues make up for maintain strengthen beef up benefit mitigate reanimate vitalize bolster rehab revive save revitalise resurrect revitalize fine revivify remediate stimulate sustain facilitate ease restore fortify bone up brush up freshen up tamper order remix shuffle become different arrange make different put to rights resolve settle retrieve make better solve set to rights heal make amends for recompense dial back spruce up harmonize harmonise smarten modernize redeem compensate compensate for smarten up redecorate patch modernise straighten up beautify expiate atone for make reparation for make amends make restitution for refresh balance gussy up counteract service change for the better rejuvenate even up turn things around uplift promote tidy straighten pay for reinforce neaten make restitution make reparation sort work on see to atone appease requite bring up to code reenforce retread face-lift make tidy make recompense for make level tune up do penance make good for make redress for put on the right track put something to rights avenge conciliate reward furnish go straight do justice turn one around become aid make changes to fine tune phony up correct mid-course build on spell-check alleviate become better step up offset end attend to restitute transcend excel improve on bring around remove eliminate remaster groom dress up deck primp spiff provide appreciate further square up clean up one's act take care of forgive absolve excuse purge relieve diagnose untangle troubleshoot delouse unscramble unravel assuage forward fettle streamline get working cancel countercheck frustrate neutralise annul negate negative neutralize vindicate posh up make smarter tart up doll up make neater spruce jazz up brighten up doctor up re-create put back together restore to working order pay recompense for contemporize make as good as new do away with get to the bottom of be the answer to put an end to be the solution to embellish square things do penance for rationalize innovate re-equip level out balance out restore the balance even out answer rationalise finalize bring up to date propitiate work the bugs out of make redress pay the price say sorry make recompense redeem oneself absolve oneself take one's medicine apologise apologize pay the penalty finalise sleek practice practise slick mature round get the latest version of bring into the twenty-first century regularize equalize make improvement improve performance clean up your act pull your socks up get your act together mellow turn over a new leaf get it together uncurl regularise equalise unkink align restructure uncoil unbend set make straight make plumb put vertical even level smooth down put straight organise put perpendicular flatten untwist put upright organize unfold