prune

/ˈpruːn/

  • Noun
  • a dried plum that is often cooked before it is eaten
    1. stewed prunes
    2. prune juice
  • Verb
  • to cut off some of the branches of (a tree or bush) so that it will grow better or look better
    1. She carefully pruned the hedge.
    2. Those trees need to be pruned every year.
    3. You should prune back the unwanted branches.
  • to reduce (something) by removing parts that are not necessary or wanted
    1. The students were asked to prune their essays.
    2. The budget needs to be pruned.

Những từ liên quan với PRUNE

clip, gut, exclude, lop, eliminate, shave, skive, shear, shorten