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Synonyms for chop

chop something up

the chop

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Synonyms for chop

to decrease, as in length or amount, by or as if by severing or excising

chop down: to bring down, as with a saw or ax

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a quick, sharp blow, especially with the hand

to turn aside sharply from a straight course

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the irregular motion of waves (usually caused by wind blowing in a direction opposite to the tide)

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a small cut of meat including part of a rib

a jaw

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a tennis return made with a downward motion that puts backspin on the ball

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a grounder that bounces high in the air

cut into pieces

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move suddenly

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form or shape by chopping

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strike sharply, as in some sports

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cut with a hacking tool

hit sharply

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References in periodicals archive ?
Kerala [India], August 5 ( ANI ): The National Investigation Agency (NIA) on Saturday arrested a person who is accused of chopping off a professor's hand in Kerala in 2010.
The new open-topped version of the GT will use the same 197bhp engine as the coupe and, although chopping off the car's roof will mean that the body will have to be strengthened, the weight shouldn't increase too much overall.
Summary: DUBAI -- A Bangladeshi maid was on trial on Thursday in the Court of First Instance on charges of chopping off her Emirati sponsor's private parts with a razor.
A man who assaulted his ex-girlfriend by chopping off her ponytail will have to wait to find out his fate, a judge ruled yesterday.
Martin Davidson accidentally shut four-year-old Chloe's fingers in the bathroom door, chopping off part of her pinkie.
The film cuts to footage of Saddam's goons chopping off a person's fingers.
Armagh born O'Hare is one of Ireland's most notorious criminals and was jailed for kidnapping Dublin dentist John O'Grady and chopping off two of his fingers with a hammer and chisel.
It's not Mr Henry's head that wants chopping off, it's the WRU's head.