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mince

mince

 
pronunciation:
mIns
features:
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part of speech: verb
inflections: minced, minces, mincing
definition: to cut into very small, fine pieces.
The cook minced the onion before adding it to the sauce.
synonyms:
chop
similar words:
cut, dice, shred
derivation: mincer (n.)
Word Parts
The word mince contains the following part:
min Latin root that means small; make smaller
synonyms:
micro-
antonyms:
magn, magna, magni, maxi, mega, megal, megalo, -megaly, macro-