Curtail - Crossword Clue

Below are possible answers for the crossword clue Curtail.

4 letter answer(s) to curtail

PARE
  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"
TRIM
  1. decorate, as with ornaments; "trim the christmas tree"; "trim a shop window"
  2. be in equilibrium during a flight; "The airplane trimmed"
  3. cutting down to the desired size or shape
  4. balance in flight by regulating the control surfaces; "trim an airplane"
  5. a decoration or adornment on a garment; "the trimming on a hat"; "the trim on a shirt"
  6. attitude of an aircraft in flight when allowed to take its own orientation
  7. a state of arrangement or appearance; "in good trim"
  8. curtails
  9. thin and fit; "the spare figure of a marathon runner"; "a body kept trim by exercise"
  10. severely simple in line or design; "a neat tailored suit"; "tailored curtains"
  11. neat and smart in appearance; "a clean-cut and well-bred young man"; "the trig corporal in his jaunty cap"; "a trim beard"
  12. adjust (sails on a ship) so that the wind is optimally used
  13. of places; characterized by order and neatness; free from d

8 letter answer(s) to curtail

TRUNCATE
  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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