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chop 1

 (chŏp)
v. chopped, chop·ping, chops
v.tr.
1.
a. To cut by striking with a heavy sharp tool, such as an axe: chop wood.
b. To shape or form by chopping: chop a hole in the ice.
c. To cut into small pieces: chop onions and carrots; chop up meat.
d. To reduce abruptly or by a large amount: chopped off his sentence midway; are going to chop expenses.
2. Sports To hit or swing at (a pitched ball) with a short downward stroke.
v.intr.
1. To make heavy, cutting strokes.
2. Archaic To move roughly or suddenly.
n.
1. The act of chopping.
2.
a. A swift, short, cutting blow or stroke.
b. Sports A short downward stroke.
3. A piece that has been chopped off, especially a cut of meat, usually taken from the rib, shoulder, or loin and containing a bone.
4.
a. A short irregular motion of waves.
b. An area of choppy water, as on an ocean.

[Middle English choppen, probably variant of chappen, to split; see chap1.]

chop 2

 (chŏp)
intr.v. chopped, chop·ping, chops
To change direction suddenly, as a ship in the wind.

[Obsolete, to exchange, from Middle English choppen, to barter, bargain, variant of chapen, from Old English cēapian, from cēap, bargain, trade; see cheap.]

chop 3

 (chŏp)
n.
1. The official stamp or seal of a government, company, or individual, especially in China.
2. Quality; class: first chop.

[Hindi chāp, seal.]

chop

(tʃɒp)
vb, chops, chopping or chopped
1. (often foll by: down or off) to cut (something) with a blow from an axe or other sharp tool
2. (tr) to produce or make in this manner: to chop firewood.
3. (often foll by: up) to cut into pieces
4. (tr) informal Brit to dispense with or reduce
5. (intr) to move quickly or violently
6. (General Sporting Terms) sport to hit (a ball) sharply downwards
7. (Boxing) boxing martial arts to punch or strike (an opponent) with a short sharp blow
8. W African an informal word for eat
n
9. a cutting blow
10. the act or an instance of chopping
11. a piece chopped off
12. (Cookery) a slice of mutton, lamb, or pork, generally including a rib
13. slang Austral and NZ a share (esp in the phrase get or hop in for one's chop)
14. W African an informal word for food
15. Austral and NZ a competition of skill and speed in chopping logs
16. (General Sporting Terms) sport a sharp downward blow or stroke
17. not much chop informal Austral and NZ not much good; poor
18. the chop slang dismissal from employment
[C16: variant of chap1]

chop

(tʃɒp)
vb, chops, chopping or chopped
1. (intr) to change direction suddenly; vacillate (esp in the phrase chop and change)
2. obsolete to barter
3. chop logic to use excessively subtle or involved logic or argument
[Old English ceapian to barter; see cheap, chapman]

chop

(tʃɒp)
n
(Commerce) a design stamped on goods as a trademark, esp in the Far East
[C17: from Hindi chhāp]

chop1

(tʃɒp)

v. chopped, chop•ping,
n. v.t.
1. to cut or sever with one or more quick, heavy blows, using a sharp tool (often fol. by down, off, etc.): to chop down a tree.
2. to make or prepare for use by so cutting: to chop logs.
3. to cut into smaller pieces; mince (often fol. by up): to chop up celery.
4. to hit with a sharp, downward stroke.
v.i.
5. to make one or more quick, heavy strokes, as with an ax.
6. to deliver or administer a sharp, downward blow or stroke.
7. to go, come, or move suddenly or violently.
n.
8. an act or instance of chopping.
9. a short downward cut, blow, or stroke.
10. a piece chopped off.
11. an individual cut or portion of lamb, mutton, pork, or veal, usu. containing a rib.
12. crushed or ground grain used as animal feed.
13. a short irregular motion, as of a wave.
14. rough, turbulent water, as of a sea or lake.
[1350–1400; Middle English; variant of chap1]

chop2

(tʃɒp)

v.i. chopped, chop•ping.
1. to turn, shift, or change suddenly, as the wind.
2. to vacillate; change one's mind.
[1425–75; variant of obsolete chap barter, Middle English chappen,chepen, Old English cēapian to trade, derivative of cēap sale, trade (see cheap)]

chop3

(tʃɒp)

n.
1. Usu., chops.
a. the jaw.
b. the lower part of the cheek; the flesh over the lower jaw.
2. chops,
a. the oral cavity; mouth.
b. Slang. the embouchure or technique necessary to play a wind instrument.
c. Slang. technical virtuosity in playing a musical instrument.
[1350–1400; Middle English; perhaps identical with chop1]

chop4

(tʃɒp)

n.
1. a stamp or seal used as an identification mark, esp. in the Far East.
2. quality, class, or grade: a musician of the first chop.
[1605–15; < Hindi chāp impression, stamp]

chop

- A snap with the jaws or mouth is a chop.
See also related terms for snap.

chop


Past participle: chopped
Gerund: chopping

Imperative
chop
chop
Present
I chop
you chop
he/she/it chops
we chop
you chop
they chop
Preterite
I chopped
you chopped
he/she/it chopped
we chopped
you chopped
they chopped
Present Continuous
I am chopping
you are chopping
he/she/it is chopping
we are chopping
you are chopping
they are chopping
Present Perfect
I have chopped
you have chopped
he/she/it has chopped
we have chopped
you have chopped
they have chopped
Past Continuous
I was chopping
you were chopping
he/she/it was chopping
we were chopping
you were chopping
they were chopping
Past Perfect
I had chopped
you had chopped
he/she/it had chopped
we had chopped
you had chopped
they had chopped
Future
I will chop
you will chop
he/she/it will chop
we will chop
you will chop
they will chop
Future Perfect
I will have chopped
you will have chopped
he/she/it will have chopped
we will have chopped
you will have chopped
they will have chopped
Future Continuous
I will be chopping
you will be chopping
he/she/it will be chopping
we will be chopping
you will be chopping
they will be chopping
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been chopping
you have been chopping
he/she/it has been chopping
we have been chopping
you have been chopping
they have been chopping
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been chopping
you will have been chopping
he/she/it will have been chopping
we will have been chopping
you will have been chopping
they will have been chopping
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been chopping
you had been chopping
he/she/it had been chopping
we had been chopping
you had been chopping
they had been chopping
Conditional
I would chop
you would chop
he/she/it would chop
we would chop
you would chop
they would chop
Past Conditional
I would have chopped
you would have chopped
he/she/it would have chopped
we would have chopped
you would have chopped
they would have chopped

chop


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To cut into small pieces.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.chop - the irregular motion of waves (usually caused by wind blowing in a direction opposite to the tide); "the boat headed into the chop"
physical phenomenon - a natural phenomenon involving the physical properties of matter and energy
2.chop - a small cut of meat including part of a ribchop - a small cut of meat including part of a rib
cut of meat, cut - a piece of meat that has been cut from an animal carcass
mutton chop - chop cut from a mature sheep
lamb chop, lambchop, lamb-chop - chop cut from a lamb
porkchop - chop cut from a hog
3.chop - a jaw; "I'll hit him on the chops"
jaw - the part of the skull of a vertebrate that frames the mouth and holds the teeth
4.chop - a tennis return made with a downward motion that puts backspin on the ball
return - a tennis stroke that sends the ball back to the other player; "he won the point on a cross-court return"
5.chop - a grounder that bounces high in the air
ground ball, groundball, grounder, hopper - (baseball) a hit that travels along the ground
Verb1.chop - cut into pieces; "Chop wood"; "chop meat"
hash - chop up; "hash the potatoes"
cut - separate with or as if with an instrument; "Cut the rope"
mince - cut into small pieces; "mince the garlic"
2.chop - move suddenly
move - move so as to change position, perform a nontranslational motion; "He moved his hand slightly to the right"
3.chop - form or shape by chopping; "chop a hole in the ground"
create, make - make or cause to be or to become; "make a mess in one's office"; "create a furor"
4.chop - strike sharply, as in some sports
strike - deliver a sharp blow, as with the hand, fist, or weapon; "The teacher struck the child"; "the opponent refused to strike"; "The boxer struck the attacker dead"
5.chop - cut with a hacking tool
ax, axe - chop or split with an ax; "axe wood"
cut - separate with or as if with an instrument; "Cut the rope"
chop down - cut down; "George chopped down the cherry tree"
chop, chop up - cut into pieces; "Chop wood"; "chop meat"
chop off, lop off, cut off - remove by or as if by cutting; "cut off the ear"; "lop off the dead branch"
6.chop - hit sharply
strike, hit - make a strategic, offensive, assault against an enemy, opponent, or a target; "The Germans struck Poland on Sept. 1, 1939"; "We must strike the enemy's oil fields"; "in the fifth inning, the Giants struck, sending three runners home to win the game 5 to 2"

chop

verb cut, fell, axe, slash, hack, sever, shear, cleave, hew, lop, truncate We were set to work chopping wood.
chop something up cut up, divide, fragment, cube, dice, mince Chop up three firm tomatoes.
the chop (Slang, chiefly Brit.) the sack, sacking (informal), dismissal, the boot (slang), your cards (informal), the axe (informal), termination, the (old) heave-ho (informal), the order of the boot (slang) I was amazed when I got the chop from the team.

chop 1

verb
To decrease, as in length or amount, by or as if by severing or excising:
phrasal verb
chop down
To bring down, as with a saw or ax:
cut (down), fell, hew.
noun
A quick, sharp blow, especially with the hand:
Informal: clip, spat.

chop 2

verb
To turn aside sharply from a straight course:
Nautical: yaw.
Translations
ضِلْعفَكِّ الحَيَوانقِطْعَه، شَرْحَةُ لَحْم مع عَظْمِهايُقَطِّعُيَقْطَعُ، يَفْرُمُ
kotletasekatseknouttlamačelisti
kotelethakkehuggekæbe
kyljyspilkkoa
odrezakrezati
höggva, saxakjálki, kjafturkóteletta, rifjasneiî
たたき切るたたき切ること
쳐서 자르다토막 살
karbonādesakapātsasmalcinātžokļi
nasekaťsekať
sekatisekljatizarebrnica
hugghugga
ชิ้นเนื้อที่ยังมีกระดูกติดอยู่สับ
chặtmiếng thịt sườn

chop

1 [tʃɒp]
A. N
1. (= blow) → golpe m cortante; (= cut) → tajo m
2. (Culin) → chuleta f
3. (Brit) (fig) to get the chop [project] → ser rechazado or desechado; [person] (= be sacked) → ser despedido
to give sb the chopdespedir a algn
he's for the chople van a despedir
this programme is for the chopeste programa se va a suprimir
B. VT
1. [+ wood] → cortar, talar; [+ meat, vegetables] → picar
to chop one's way throughabrirse camino a con un machete
2. (Brit) [+ person] → despedir
3. (Sport) [+ ball] → cortar
chop at VI + PREPtratar de tajar
chop down VT + ADV [+ tree] → talar
chop off VT + ADV
1. (lit) → cortar de un tajo
they chopped off his headle cortaron la cabeza
2. (fig) → recortar, reducir
chop up VT + ADVdesmenuzar; [+ meat] → picar

chop

2 [tʃɒp] VI (Brit) to chop and changecambiar constantemente de opinión

chop

[ˈtʃɒp]
vt
[+ wood] → couper (à la hache)
[+ meat, vegetables] → hacher; (finely)émincer; [+ fruit] → couper (en morceaux)
Chop the onions → Émincez les oignons.
vi
to chop and change (British)changer d'avis comme de chemise
n
(= blow) → coup m (du tranchant de la main, d'une hache)
(= meat) [pork, lamb] → côtelette f pork chop
(British) to get the chop (= be halted) [project] → tomber à l'eau (= be sacked) [person] → se faire virer
to be for the chop [project] → être bon pour tomber à l'eau (bonne); [person] → être bon(ne) pour se faire virer
chop down
vt [+ tree] → abattre
chop up
vt [+ meat] → hacher; [+ fruit, vegetables] → couper en morceauxchopped almonds [ˌtʃɒpdˈɑːməndz] nplamandes fpl hachées

chop

:
chopstick
nStäbchen nt
chop suey
nChopsuey nt

chop

1
n
(= blow)Schlag m
(Cook) → Kotelett nt
(Sport) → harter (Kurz)schlag; (Karate) → Karateschlag m
(of waves)Klatschen nt, → Schlagen nt
(inf) to get the chop (= be axed)dem Rotstift zum Opfer fallen; (= be fired)rausgeschmissen werden (inf); to give somebody the chopjdn rausschmeißen (inf); to be for the chop (= going to be axed)gestrichen werden; (= going to be fired)auf der Abschussliste stehen (inf)
vt
(= cut)hacken; meat, vegetables etcklein schneiden; to chop one’s way through the undergrowthsich (dat)einen Weg durchs Dickicht schlagen
(Sport) ball(ab)stoppen; (Wrestling etc) opponenteinen Schlag versetzen (+dat)

chop

2
vi
(Naut, wind) → drehen, umspringen
(fig) to chop and change (one’s mind)ständig seine Meinung ändern; if they keep chopping and changing the team …wenn sie ständig die Spieler wechseln

chop

1 [tʃɒp]
1. n
a. (blow) → colpo secco, colpo netto
to get the chop (Brit) (fam) (project) → essere bocciato/a (person, be sacked) → essere licenziato/a
b. (Culin) → costoletta
see also chops
2. vt (wood) → tagliare, spaccare; (meat, vegetables) → tagliare (a pezzetti)
chop down vt + adv (tree) → abbattere
chop off vt + advtagliare (via)
chop up vt + adv (wood) → spaccare; (vegetables, meat) → tagliare (a pezzetti)

chop

2 [tʃɒp] vi to chop and changecambiare continuamente parere

chop1

(tʃop) past tense past participle chopped verb
(sometimes with up) to cut (into small pieces). He chopped up the vegetables.
noun
a slice of mutton, pork etc containing a rib.
ˈchopper noun
1. an instrument for chopping.
2. a helicopter.
ˈchoppy adjective
(of the sea) rough.
ˈchoppiness noun
chop and change
to keep changing (especially one's mind).
chop down
to cause (especially a tree) to fall by cutting it with an axe. He chopped down the fir tree.

chop2

(tʃop) noun
(in plural) the jaws or mouth, especially of an animal. the wolf's chops.

chop

ضِلْع, يُقَطِّعُ kotleta, seknout hugge, kotelet hacken, Schlag παϊδάκι, τεμαχίζω chuleta, cortar, picar kyljys, pilkkoa côtelette, couper odrezak, rezati costoletta, sminuzzare たたき切る, たたき切ること 쳐서 자르다, 토막 살 hakken, karbonade hugge, kotelett odrąbanie, porąbać corte, costeleta, picar отбивная, рубить hugg, hugga ชิ้นเนื้อที่ยังมีกระดูกติดอยู่, สับ doğrama, doğramak chặt, miếng thịt sườn