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Detailed Translations for pare from English to Dutch


to pare verb (pares, pared, paring)

  1. to pare (prune; trim; cut back)
    trimmen; snoeien; knippen; besnoeien
    • trimmen verb (trim, trimt, trimde, trimden, getrimd)
    • snoeien verb (snoei, snoeit, snoeide, snoeiden, gesnoeid)
    • knippen verb (knip, knipt, knipte, knipten, geknipt)
    • besnoeien verb (besnoei, besnoeit, besnoeide, besnoeiden, besnoeid)
  2. to pare (cut close; trim; cut; skim; clip)
    – remove the edges from and cut down to the desired size 1
    kort maken; kort knippen; korten
    • kort maken verb (maak 't kort, maakt 't kort, maakte 't kort, maakten 't kort, 't kort gemaakt)
    • korten verb (kort, kortte, kortten, gekort)

Conjugations for pare:

  1. pare
  2. pare
  3. pares
  4. pare
  5. pare
  6. pare
simple past
  1. pared
  2. pared
  3. pared
  4. pared
  5. pared
  6. pared
present perfect
  1. have pared
  2. have pared
  3. has pared
  4. have pared
  5. have pared
  6. have pared
past continuous
  1. was paring
  2. were paring
  3. was paring
  4. were paring
  5. were paring
  6. were paring
  1. shall pare
  2. will pare
  3. will pare
  4. shall pare
  5. will pare
  6. will pare
continuous present
  1. am paring
  2. are paring
  3. is paring
  4. are paring
  5. are paring
  6. are paring
  1. be pared
  2. be pared
  3. be pared
  4. be pared
  5. be pared
  6. be pared
  1. pare!
  2. let's pare!
  3. pared
  4. paring
1. I, 2. you, 3. he/she/it, 4. we, 5. you, 6. they

Translation Matrix for pare:

NounRelated TranslationsOther Translations
knippen clasp fastenings; clasp locks; latches; snap frames
korten abbreviating; abridgement; abridging; decrease; shrinking; shrinking back
snoeien abbreviating; abridgement; abridging
VerbRelated TranslationsOther Translations
besnoeien cut back; pare; prune; trim
knippen cut back; pare; prune; trim cut; cut off; style someone's hair; trim
kort knippen clip; cut; cut close; pare; skim; trim
kort maken clip; cut; cut close; pare; skim; trim just stay for a while; make short; shorten
korten clip; cut; cut close; pare; skim; trim abbreviate; cut down; economise; economize; save; shorten
snoeien cut back; pare; prune; trim
trimmen cut back; pare; prune; trim
- pare down; peel; skin; trim; whittle

Synonyms for "pare":

Related Definitions for "pare":

  1. decrease gradually or bit by bit1
  2. remove the edges from and cut down to the desired size1
    • pare one's fingernails1
  3. strip the skin off1
    • pare apples1
  4. cut small bits or pare shavings from1

Wiktionary Translations for pare:

  1. To remove the outer covering or skin of something with a knife
  2. To reduce or trim something (as if) by cutting off

Cross Translation:
pare wegsnoepen rognerretrancher, ôter quelque chose sur les extrémités, sur les bords d’une étoffe, d’un cuir, d’un morceau de bois, etc.