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lop1

 
pronunciation:
lap
parts of speech:
transitive verb, intransitive verb
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Word Combinations (verb)
part of speech: transitive verb
inflections: lopped, lopping, lops
definition 1: to chop or cut off (a part or parts), esp. from a plant or animal.
similar words:
chop, prune, sever
definition 2: to remove, as an unwanted or unnecessary part of something.
I lopped three sentences from the paragraph.
similar words:
prune
 
part of speech: intransitive verb
definition: to chop, cut off, or remove anything.
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derivation: lopper (n.)