Pare vs Parev - What's the difference?

pare | parev |


As a verb pare

is to seem, to look, to appear.

As an adjective parev is

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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

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    parev

    English

    Adjective

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  • Usage notes

    In Yiddish, the attributive form of the adjective. Some speakers familiar with Yiddish use this distribution in English as well, e.g. My mom made a pareve''' casserole'' but ''This casserole is '''parev .