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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.
References in classic literature ?
You are such a solitary tree, Umslopogaas, but the topmost branches of him whom I serve are thicker than your trunk, and beneath his shadow live many woodcutters, who go out to lop those that would grow too high.
Tomorrow ere fresh Morning streak the East With first approach of light, we must be ris'n, And at our pleasant labour, to reform Yon flourie Arbors, yonder Allies green, Our walks at noon, with branches overgrown, That mock our scant manuring, and require More hands then ours to lop thir wanton growth: Those Blossoms also, and those dropping Gumms, That lie bestrowne unsightly and unsmooth, Ask riddance, if we mean to tread with ease; Mean while, as Nature wills, Night bids us rest.
When they dropped overside and pushed off into a drizzle of rain and a lop of sea, it occurred to them that they might get into trouble for neglecting the lines.
Mrs Varden's chief aider and abettor, and at the same time her principal victim and object of wrath, was her single domestic servant, one Miss Miggs; or as she was called, in conformity with those prejudices of society which lop and top from poor hand- maidens all such genteel excrescences--Miggs.
They rank neither with mortals nor with immortals: long indeed do they live, eating heavenly food and treading the lovely dance among the immortals, and with them the Sileni and the sharp-eyed Slayer of Argus mate in the depths of pleasant caves; but at their birth pines or high-topped oaks spring up with them upon the fruitful earth, beautiful, flourishing trees, towering high upon the lofty mountains (and men call them holy places of the immortals, and never mortal lops them with the axe); but when the fate of death is near at hand, first those lovely trees wither where they stand, and the bark shrivels away about them, and the twigs fall down, and at last the life of the Nymph and of the tree leave the light of the sun together.
The opposition Congress which has been vocal on getting the LoP post, questioned the delay in granting the Leader of Opposition's post to his party and also raised fears that the Speaker could be "influenced" by the government.
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The number one shelter damage problem is the self-inflicted wound caused to the shelter roof by piling things on lop of it.
They reasoned that various strains of anaerobic bacteria that can remove chlorine atoms from chemicals might also lop off bromines to detoxify the PBDEs.
The LOP will be sending all candidates for contested circuit and county court judicial seats invitations to meet informally with the organization and to speak briefly on their qualifications at a forum that will be held from 5:30-8 p.