verb (used with object), pared, par·ing.
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OTHER WORDS FROM parepare·a·ble, adjectiveun·pared, adjective
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Whatever the political fallout, legislators on both sides of the aisle are struggling to pare down their bill lists.As Virginia Democrats rein themselves in with bill limits, some legislators see lost opportunities|Laura Vozzella|November 29, 2020|Washington Post
This Oster set comes with all the basic necessities, from paring to carving knives, so you can slice and dice your way to culinary mastery.
I’ll also watch the pared-down pandemic version of the Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade.I will be lonely on Thanksgiving. But that will not stop me from celebrating.|Kellie B. Gormly|November 23, 2020|Washington Post
He raised Japan’s presence on the world stage by boosting defense spending and paring back restrictions on Japan’s military.The legacy Shinzo Abe, Japan’s longest-serving Prime Minister, will leave after resigning|claychandler|August 28, 2020|Fortune
Half opened studios and pared-down production teams means that there is also a very different atmosphere in the test kitchens.‘A new way of working’: Publishers’ test kitchens return to studios with new safety procedures in the mix|Kayleigh Barber|August 14, 2020|Digiday
Gussy 'pares in the background and givs the gals $5 to danse a bally for his own speshell benerfit.The Bad Boy At Home|Walter T. Gray
A revolving log is advanced against a tool which pares a broad thin ribbon suitable for veneered work.The Principal Species of Wood: Their Characteristic Properties|Charles H. (Charles Henry) Snow
In some works, a special tool which pares the leather on a flat table is preferred; this particular operation is called "doling."Leather|K. J. Adcock
He fishes out his potatoes and pares them; but where shall he put the parings, dripping as they are?The Prison Chaplaincy, And Its Experiences|Hosea Quinby
Aunt Bethiah pares apples and slices them, and Elinor strings them up with a darning-needle.