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lop 1

 (lŏp)
tr.v. lopped, lop·ping, lops
1. To cut off (a part), especially from a tree or shrub: lopped off the dead branches.
2. To cut off a part or parts from; trim: lopped the vines back; lopped her curls shorter.
3. To eliminate or excise as superfluous: lopped him from the payroll.

[Perhaps from Middle English loppe, small branches and twigs.]

lop′per n.

lop 2

 (lŏp)
intr. & tr.v. lopped, lop·ping, lops
To hang or let hang loosely; droop.

[Origin unknown.]

lop

(lɒp)
vb, lops, lopping or lopped
1. to sever (parts) from a tree, body, etc, esp with swift strokes
2. to cut out or eliminate from as excessive
n
a part or parts lopped off, as from a tree
[C15 loppe branches cut off; compare lob1]
ˈlopper n

lop

(lɒp)
vb, lops, lopping or lopped
1. to hang or allow to hang loosely
2. (intr) to slouch about or move awkwardly
3. (intr) a less common word for lope
[C16: perhaps related to lop1; compare lob1]

lop

(lɒp)
n
(Animals) dialect Northern English a flea
[probably from Old Norse hloppa (unattested) flea, from hlaupa to leap]

lop1

(lɒp)

v. lopped, lop•ping,
n. v.t.
1. to cut off (branches, twigs, etc.) from a tree or other plant.
2. to cut off (a limb or part) from a person, animal, etc.
3. to cut off the branches, twigs, etc., of (a tree or other plant).
4. to eliminate as unnecessary or excessive: We had to lop off whole pages of the report.
5. Archaic. to cut off the head or limbs of (a person).
v.i.
6. to remove parts by or as if by cutting.
n.
7. parts or a part lopped off.
[1375–1425; late Middle English loppe part or parts cut off]
lop′per, n.

lop2

(lɒp)

v. lopped, lop•ping,
adj. v.i.
1. to hang loosely or limply; droop.
2. to move in a drooping or heavy, awkward way.
adj.
3. hanging down limply or droopingly: lop ears.
[1570–80; v. use of obsolete lop spider, dangling part of a tree; see lob]

lop

- The smaller branches and twigs of a tree.
See also related terms for twigs.

lop

- The state of the sea when it has waves that are short and lumpy, hence "loppy," when it is choppy and lumpy.
See also related terms for waves.

lop


Past participle: lopped
Gerund: lopping

Imperative
lop
lop
Present
I lop
you lop
he/she/it lops
we lop
you lop
they lop
Preterite
I lopped
you lopped
he/she/it lopped
we lopped
you lopped
they lopped
Present Continuous
I am lopping
you are lopping
he/she/it is lopping
we are lopping
you are lopping
they are lopping
Present Perfect
I have lopped
you have lopped
he/she/it has lopped
we have lopped
you have lopped
they have lopped
Past Continuous
I was lopping
you were lopping
he/she/it was lopping
we were lopping
you were lopping
they were lopping
Past Perfect
I had lopped
you had lopped
he/she/it had lopped
we had lopped
you had lopped
they had lopped
Future
I will lop
you will lop
he/she/it will lop
we will lop
you will lop
they will lop
Future Perfect
I will have lopped
you will have lopped
he/she/it will have lopped
we will have lopped
you will have lopped
they will have lopped
Future Continuous
I will be lopping
you will be lopping
he/she/it will be lopping
we will be lopping
you will be lopping
they will be lopping
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been lopping
you have been lopping
he/she/it has been lopping
we have been lopping
you have been lopping
they have been lopping
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been lopping
you will have been lopping
he/she/it will have been lopping
we will have been lopping
you will have been lopping
they will have been lopping
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been lopping
you had been lopping
he/she/it had been lopping
we had been lopping
you had been lopping
they had been lopping
Conditional
I would lop
you would lop
he/she/it would lop
we would lop
you would lop
they would lop
Past Conditional
I would have lopped
you would have lopped
he/she/it would have lopped
we would have lopped
you would have lopped
they would have lopped
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Verb1.lop - cut off from a whole; "His head was severed from his body"; "The soul discerped from the body"
cut - separate with or as if with an instrument; "Cut the rope"
sever, break up - set or keep apart; "sever a relationship"
2.lop - cultivate, tend, and cut back the growth oflop - cultivate, tend, and cut back the growth of; "dress the plants in the garden"
thin out - make sparse; "thin out the young plants"
shear - cut with shears; "shear hedges"
pollard, poll - convert into a pollard; "pollard trees"
pinch, top - cut the top off; "top trees and bushes"
disbud - thin out buds to improve the quality of the remaining flowers

lop

verb cut, crop, chop, trim, clip, dock, hack, detach, prune, shorten, sever, curtail, truncate Someone lopped the heads off our tulips.

lop 1

verb
To decrease, as in length or amount, by or as if by severing or excising:

lop 2

verb
To hang limply, loosely, and carelessly:
Translations
يَقُص، يُشَذّب، يَخْصُم
osekatsrazit
hugge af
höggva af
apgenėtigenėti
apcirptapgrieztnocirst
prestrihať
koparmak

lop

[lɒp] VT
1. [+ tree] → mochar, desmochar
2. (also lop away, lop off) [+ branches] → podar (fig) → cortar

lop

vt (also lop off)abhacken

lop

[lɒp] vt (also lop off) → tagliar (via), recidere

lop

(lop) past tense, past participle lopped verb
to cut off (parts) from eg a tree. We lopped several branches from the tree; He lopped a dollar off the price.
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