Lop - definition, pronunciation, transcription

Amer.  |lɑːp|  American pronunciation of the word lop
Brit.  |lɒp|  British pronunciation of the word lop

verb

- cut off from a whole (syn: sever)
- cultivate, tend, and cut back the growth of (syn: clip, crop, cut back, dress, prune, snip, trim)

Examples

Workmen have lopped off more branches in an effort to save the tree.

They lopped £16 off the price.

Citicorp plans to lop $1.5 billion a year from its operating costs.

More than 100 million pounds will be lopped off the prison building programme.

Word forms

verb
I/you/we/they: lop
he/she/it: lops
present participle: lopping
past tense: lopped
past participle: lopped
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