pares (third person present) · pared (past tense) · pared (past participle) · paring (present participle)
  1. trim (something) by cutting away its outer edges.
    "Carlo pared his thumbnails with his knife"
    cut (off) · trim (off) · peel (off) · shave (off) · strip (off) · clip (off) · skin · decorticate · excoriate
    • cut off (the outer skin) of something.
      "pare off the rind using a peeler"
    • reduce (something) in size, extent, or quantity in a number of small successive stages.
      "union leaders publicly pared down their demands" ·
      "we pared costs by doing our own cleaning"
      reduce · diminish · decrease · cut · cut back/down · make cutbacks in · whittle away/down · salami-slice · trim · slim down · prune · lower · lessen · retrench ·
Middle English: from Old French parer ‘adorn, prepare’, also ‘peel, trim’, from Latin parare ‘prepare’.
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How to use pare in a sentence?
union leaders publicly pared down their demands.
Carlo pared his thumbnails with his knife.
we pared costs by doing our own cleaning.
pare off the rind using a peeler.
How to say pare in other languages?
Laguages Translations
Arabic حلج
Bangla কাটা
Bosnian (Latin) nokte
Cantonese (Traditional) cut
Catalan para
Chinese Simplified 削减
Chinese Traditional 削減
Croatian nokte
Czech (NOUN)ostříhat
Danish (VERB)studse
Finnish (VERB)leikata
French (NOUN)Perrin, tape, EPER, paré
Hebrew לצמצם
Hindi (VERB)तराशना
Hungarian (VERB)vág
Icelandic stangaveiðifélag
Japanese (NOUN)パレ
Korean 깎 다
Latvian mizot
Lithuanian Okroić
Persian پوست کندن
Portuguese Cleodemir
Russian (NOUN)СЦВК, паре
Serbian (Cyrillic) погодак у десну страну
Serbian (Latin) pogodak u desnu stranu
Slovak ostrihať
Tamil விளக்கப்பட்டியல்
Telugu పరే
Thai ปอก
Ukrainian пару
Urdu کترنا
Welsh tynnu'n
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