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 Dictionary entry overview: What does lop off mean? 

LOP OFF (verb)
  The verb LOP OFF has 1 sense:

1. remove by or as if by cutting

  Familiarity information: LOP OFF used as a verb is very rare.

 Dictionary entry details 

LOP OFF (verb)

Sense 1lop off [BACK TO TOP]


Remove by or as if by cutting

Classified under:

Verbs of touching, hitting, tying, digging


chop off; lop off; cut off

Context examples:

cut off the ear / lop off the dead branch

Hypernyms (to "lop off" is one way to...):

come away; come off; detach (come to be detached)

Troponyms (each of the following is one way to "lop off"):

abscise (remove or separate by abscission)

roach (cut the mane off (a horse))

Sentence frames:

Somebody ----s something
Somebody ----s something PP

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