Curtail - Crossword Clue

Below are possible answers for the crossword clue Curtail.

4 letter answer(s) to curtail

  1. decrease gradually or bit by bit
  2. remove the edges from and cut down to the desired size; "pare one's fingernails"; "trim the photograph"; "trim lumber"
  3. strip the skin off; "pare apples"
  4. cut small bits or pare shavings from; "whittle a piece of wood"
  1. thin and fit; "the spare figure of a marathon runner"; "a body kept trim by exercise"
  2. severely simple in line or design; "a neat tailored suit"; "tailored curtains"
  3. neat and smart in appearance; "a clean-cut and well-bred young man"; "the trig corporal in his jaunty cap"; "a trim beard"
  4. cutting down to the desired size or shape
  5. of places; characterized by order and neatness; free from disorder; "even the barn was shipshape"; "a trim little sailboat"
  6. a decoration or adornment on a garment; "the trimming on a hat"; "the trim on a shirt"
  7. adjust (sails on a ship) so that the wind is optimally used
  8. a person who adapts their views to the prevailing political trends for personal advancement.
  9. attitude of an aircraft in flight when allowed to take its own orientation
  10. cut down on; make a reduction in; "reduce your daily fat intake"; "The employer wants to cut back health benefits"
  11. a state of arrang

8 letter answer(s) to curtail

  1. make shorter as if by cutting off; "truncate a word"; "Erosion has truncated the ridges of the mountains"
  2. approximate by ignoring all terms beyond a chosen one; "truncate a series"
  3. replace a corner by a plane
  4. terminating abruptly by having or as if having an end or point cut off; "a truncate leaf"; "truncated volcanic mountains"; "a truncated pyramid"
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