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trim

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Adjective trim has 5 senses
  1. spare, trim - thin and fit; "the spare figure of a marathon runner"; "a body kept trim by exercise"
    Antonym: fat (indirect, via thin)
  2. kempt, tidy, trim - (used of hair) neat and tidy; "a nicely kempt beard"
    Antonym: ungroomed (indirect, via groomed)
  3. shipshape, trim, well-kept - of places; characterized by order and neatness; free from disorder; "even the barn was shipshape"; "a trim little sailboat"
    Antonym: untidy (indirect, via tidy)
  4. clean-cut, trig, trim - (of persons) neat and smart in appearance; "a clean-cut and well-bred young man"; "the trig corporal in his jaunty cap"
    Antonym: untidy (indirect, via tidy)
  5. tailored, trim - severely simple in line or design; "a neat tailored suit"; "tailored curtains"
    Antonym: fancy (indirect, via plain)
Noun trim has 4 senses
  1. trim, trimness - a state of arrangement or appearance; "in good trim"
    --1 is a kind of neatness, spruceness
  2. trimming, trim, passementerie - a decoration or adornment on a garment; "the trimming on a hat"; "the trim on a shirt"
    --2 is a kind of adornment
    --2 has particulars:
     braid, gold braid, braiding; miniver; rickrack, ricrac
    Derived forms: verb trim6, verb trim2
  3. trim - attitude of an aircraft in flight when allowed to take its own orientation
    --3 is a kind of
    attitude
    Derived forms: verb trim5, verb trim4
  4. trim, trimming, clipping - cutting down to the desired size or shape
    --4 is a kind of cut, cutting, cutting off
    --4 has particulars: pruning
    Derived forms: verb trim7, verb trim8, verb trim3
Verb trim has 9 senses
  1. pare, trim - remove the edges from and cut down to the desired size; "pare one's fingernails"; "trim the photograph"; "trim lumber"
    --1 is one way to cut
    Derived form: noun trimmer2
    Sample sentences:
    Somebody ----s something
    Something ----s something
  2. trim - decorate, as with ornaments; "trim the christmas tree"; "trim a shop window"
    --2 is one way to
    decorate, adorn, grace, ornament, embellish, beautify
    Derived forms: noun trim2, noun trimming2
    Sample sentence:
    Somebody ----s something
  3. reduce, cut down, cut back, trim, trim down, trim back, cut, bring down - cut down on; make a reduction in; "reduce your daily fat intake"; "The employer wants to cut back health benefits"
    --3 is one way to decrease, lessen, minify
    Derived form: noun trim4
    Sample sentences:
    Somebody ----s something
    Something ----s something
  4. trim - balance in flight by regulating the control surfaces; "trim an airplane"
    --4 is one way to
    balance, equilibrate, equilibrize, equilibrise
    Derived form: noun trim3
    Sample sentence:
    Somebody ----s something
  5. trim - be in equilibrium during a flight; "The airplane trimmed"
    --5 is one way to
    be
    Derived form: noun trim3
    Sample sentence:
    Something ----s
  6. trim, garnish, dress - decorate (food), as with parsley or other ornamental foods
    --6 is one way to decorate, adorn, grace, ornament, embellish, beautify
    Derived form: noun trim2
    Sample sentence:
    The chefs trim the vegetables
  7. snip, clip, crop, trim, lop, dress, prune, cut back - cultivate, tend, and cut back the growth of; "dress the plants in the garden"
    --7 is one way to thin out
    Derived forms: noun trim4, noun trimmer1, noun trimming3
    Sample sentence:
    They trim the trees
  8. shave, trim - cut closely; "trim my beard"
    --8 is one way to cut
    Derived forms: noun trim4, noun trimming3
    Sample sentence:
    They trim their hair
  9. trim - adjust (sails on a ship) so that the wind is optimally used
    --9 is one way to
    adjust, set, correct
    Sample sentence:
    Somebody ----s something
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