Pares vs Paren - What's the difference?

pares | paren |


As a verb pares

is .

As a noun paren is

(informal) a parenthesis (bracket used to enclose parenthetical material in text).

pares

English

Verb

(head)
  • (pare)
  • Anagrams

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    pare

    English

    Verb

    (par)
  • to remove the outer covering or skin of something with a cutting device, typically a knife
  • We pared the paired pears.
  • to reduce, diminish or trim gradually something as if by cutting off
  • Albert had to pare his options down by disregarding anything beyond his meager budget.
  • to trim the hoof of a horse
  • Synonyms

    * to peel * to skin

    Derived terms

    * cheeseparing * parer * paring * paring knife * pare away * pare down * pare off

    Anagrams

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    paren

    English

    Noun

    (en noun)
  • (informal) A parenthesis (bracket used to enclose parenthetical material in text).
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