piece out


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piece out

vb (tr, adverb)
1. to extend by adding pieces
2. to cause to last longer by using only a small amount at a time: to piece out rations.
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An excellent way to keep your wardrobe at a sensible size is to adopt the one-in, one-out rule: every time you add something new, take a piece out (and sell it or donate it to charity).