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Alternative clues for the word lop

Cut (off)


Chop off

Take a bough



Chop (off)


Eliminate as excessive

Hack (off)

Slice (off)

Cut off, as branches

Cut off


Take off

Hang loosely


Cut (off), as with a sweeping motion

Cut back

Cut with a sweeping motion

Shorten, with "off"

Cut off, as a branch

With 7-Down, like some rabbits

Hang limply

Be pendent


Trim the tree

Trim trees


Trim off

Kind of eared or sided



Remove, with "off"

Kind of sided

Prune trees

Word definitions for lop in dictionaries

Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English Word definitions in Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
verb COLLOCATIONS FROM CORPUS ■ ADVERB off ▪ Kanishka's head and torso were lopped off long ago. ▪ Hrudey was a casualty of a team in dire financial trouble that wanted to lop off its higher-priced and older players. ▪ If he did, it was lopped off . ▪ I...

The Collaborative International Dictionary Word definitions in The Collaborative International Dictionary
Lop \Lop\, v. i. To hang downward; to be pendent; to lean to one side.

Wiktionary Word definitions in Wiktionary
Etymology 1 n. (context Geordie English) A fle Etymology 2 n. That which is lopped from anything, such as branches from a tree. v 1 (context transitive usually with off English) To cut off as the top or extreme part of anything, especially to prune a small...

Douglas Harper's Etymology Dictionary Word definitions in Douglas Harper's Etymology Dictionary
"cut off," 1510s, from Middle English loppe (n.) "small branches and twigs trimmed from trees" (early 15c.), of unknown origin. Related: Lopped (mid-15c.); lopping . Place name Loppedthorn is attested from 1287.

WordNet Word definitions in WordNet
v. cut off from a whole; "His head was severed from his body"; "The soul discerped from the body" [syn: discerp , sever ] cultivate, tend, and cut back the growth of; "dress the plants in the garden" [syn: snip , clip , crop , trim , dress , prune , cut...

Wikipedia Word definitions in Wikipedia
LOP may refer to: Law of one price (LoP), an economic concept which posits that "a good must sell for the same price in all locations". Language oriented programming Lean of peak fuel to air ratio in an internal combustion engine Levels-of-processing theory,...

Usage examples of lop.

Tissaphernes, whirling quickly, slashed it viciously through the air almost faster than the eye could see, slicing off the head of the guard who had struck Asteria, as a gardener lops off a wayward branch from his fruit tree.

Do you not have some enemy to go bedevil, lop off a head or two, or something equally unfeminine, and leave innocents like me free of your word barbs?

I blunted the bite with my shield and lopped off the point of the lower cuspid on the right.

Iedereen was diep vanbinnen bang dat ze iets hadden vergeten of dat ze een fout hadden gemaakt die iemand het leven zou kosten of op een andere ramp uit zou lopen.

Whenever he has a katana in his hands he adopts it automatically, otherwise he fears that he may lose his balance and carelessly lop off one of his extremities.

No doubt my head will be the first one to be lopped once my healing talents are no longer needed.

A giant branch hung over their heads to trap them in a leafy prison, but the keen sword lopped it off so they could pass.

It had been a gloomy journey, across a fen shrouded in mist of autumn, an unpeopled landscape, flat, waterlogged, dotted here and there with pollarded willows with their melancholy look of men whose arms have been lopped off or mutilated women with whips upon their heads.

When the lopper had laid it bare and the woodcutters had sapped its base, five men commenced hauling at the rope attached to the top.

The sergeant was drawing Lopper, his hand-and-a-half sword, and the Friendmaker, his expression grim.

Other Vrya, with less to occupy hands and minds, kneaded their Vrithli like clay, punching and pulling them into the shape they chose by whim or curiosity or obscure internal needs, ruthlessly squashing or lopping off any attempt of those Vrithli to grow in forbidden directions.

The dwarves cartwheeled and somersaulted, lopping off first her ears, then her nose and finally her lips.

Tossing her purse onto the passenger seat, Merissa backed out to the street and turned west, toward the Mississippi River and a meeting with Lopen and Gartner.

Ze konden van de ene naar de andere kooi lopen, maar niet het paleis zelf betreden.

He was still pleading when Manso casually lopped off his head, spraying the three boys with blood.