lop off

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Synonyms for lop off

remove by or as if by cutting

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The decision to lop off a solitary zero and adopt the toman formally was seen by many as a sell-out to the hardliners.
"To say I am going to lop off this here or lop off that now would be foolish.
The result, according to Moorhouse, is "an integrated workflow from sketches all the way through tooling." Such a workflow, if it performs as smoothly as advertised, could potentially lop off months of designer time over the course of surfacing an entire vehicle; which may be a cost savings OEMs will find too good to pass up.
If S&P decides to lop off that third B off EDS' credit rating, the service giant would be in junk bond territory.
His second effort, about the inhabitants of a small town in Florida who lop off their limbs for insurance money ("They literally became a fraction of themselves to become whole financially," Morris says), ran into some problems when his subjects allegedly threatened to kill him.
PLANS to lop off the tops of hundreds of trees will ruin a haven for wildlife on the edge of Coventry, it has been claimed.
I beamed as I heard not that, but, "Sure, we'll lop off 10 percent for you."
It became obvious to us, however, that the conditions under which we began developing the Marais no longer existed when we were set to lop off in December 2001.
Under close scrutiny at the moment, the least Seaman could do is lop off his ridiculous pony-tail to make it look like he's taking the job seriously.
Summarizing the deal in their story "Pat Robertson's Gold Fever," writers Bob Drury and Aram Roston wrote, "[I]t seems clear that in his lust to tap the lucre of the West African Craton [gold seam], the Reverend Pat Robertson has crossed a moral line in order to go into business with a torturer, a murderer, a barbarian who has supported thugs who lop off the arms of defenseless women and children."
A follow-up pact could lop off another 1000 to 1500.
Order your Skillet with Egg Beaters and no cheese and you'll lop off 310 calories, 29 grams of fat (14 of them saturated), and 370 mg of sodium.