1. [Noun]: cutting down to the desired size or shape

2. [Noun]: attitude of an aircraft in flight when allowed to take its own orientation

3. [Noun]: a decoration or adornment on a garment; "the trimming on a hat"; "the trim on a shirt"

4. [Noun]: a state of arrangement or appearance; "in good trim"

5. thin and fit; "the spare figure of a marathon runner"; "a body kept trim by exercise"

6. (of persons) neat and smart in appearance; "a clean-cut and well-bred young man"; "the trig corporal in his jaunty cap"

7. (used of hair) neat and tidy; "a nicely kempt beard"

8. severely simple in line or design; "a neat tailored suit"; "tailored curtains"

9. of places; characterized by order and neatness; free from disorder; "even the barn was shipshape"; "a trim little sailboat"

10. [Verb]: adjust (sails on a ship) so that the wind is optimally used

11. [Verb]: cut closely; "trim my beard"

12. [Verb]: cultivate, tend, and cut back the growth of; "dress the plants in the garden"

13. [Verb]: decorate, as with ornaments; "trim the christmas tree"; "trim a shop window"

14. [Verb]: balance in flight by regulating the control surfaces; "trim an airplane"

15. [Verb]: cut down on; make a reduction in; "reduce your daily fat intake"; "The employer wants to cut back health benefits"

16. [Verb]: remove the edges from and cut down to the desired size; "pare one''s fingernails"; "trim the photograph"; "trim lumber"

17. [Verb]: decorate (food), as with parsley or other ornamental foods

18. [Verb]: be in equilibrium during a flight; "The airplane trimmed"

Similar words to 'trim'

1. thin

2. lean

3. plain

4. tidy

5. groomed

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