pare

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UK:*UK and possibly other pronunciationsUK and possibly other pronunciations/ˈpɛər/US:USA pronunciation: IPA and respellingUSA pronuncation: IPA/pɛr/ ,USA pronunciation: respelling(pâr)


Inflections of 'pare' (v): (⇒ conjugate)
pares
v 3rd person singular
paring
v pres pverb, present participle: -ing verb used descriptively or to form progressive verb--for example, "a singing bird," "It is singing."
pared
v pastverb, past simple: Past tense--for example, "He saw the man." "She laughed."
pared
v past pverb, past participle: Verb form used descriptively or to form verbs--for example, "the locked door," "The door has been locked."
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pare

Most examples are given in US English. We have labeled exceptions as UK.
v
  1. pare [an apple, your fingernails, the plant]
  2. pare [an apple] with a knife
  3. pare off [skin, nails, rind]
  4. pare [skin] off
  5. the [company, business] pared down their [expenses, costs]
  6. the [company] pared their [expenses] down
  7. the [union, kidnappers] pared down their demands
  8. the [union] pared their demands down
  9. pare down the [book, manuscript, draft]
  10. pare the [book] down
  11. pare (it) down [significantly, dramatically]
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