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snip  


      vb  
1    clip, crop, cut, dock, nick, nip off, notch, shave, trim  
      n  
2    bit, clipping, fragment, piece, scrap, shred, snippet  
3      (informal)   bargain, giveaway, good buy, steal     (informal)  
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snip  

  ( snips    3rd person present)   ( snipping    present participle)   ( snipped    past tense & past participle  )
1       verb   If you snip something, or if you snip at or through something, you cut it quickly using sharp scissors.  
He has now begun to snip away at the piece of paper...      V adv/prep  
He snipped a length of new bandage and placed it around Peter's chest.      V n  
2       n-sing   If you say that something is a snip, you mean that it is very good value.  
  (BRIT)  
INFORMAL   a N   (=bargain)  
The beautifully made briefcase is a snip at £74.25.     

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spin, sip, snippet, snap

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