What is another word for shear?

259 synonyms found

Pronunciation:

[ ʃ_ˈiə], [ ʃˈi͡ə], [ ʃˈi‍ə]

Synonyms for Shear:

diminish (verb) reject (verb) subtract (verb) Other synonyms:
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Rhymes for Shear:

  1. sheer, fear, speer, near, gear, smear, leer, clear, here, steer, dear, rear, spear, tear, blear, deer, pier, deere, sear, jeer, lear, sneer, sphere, veer, peer, hear, year, mere, meir, cheer, beer, sere, ear;
  2. severe, amir, zaire, appear, unclear, sincere, austere, career, emir, premiere, cashier, revere, veneer, adhere, rehear, frontier, premier;
  3. pioneer, gondolier, chandelier, brigadier, volunteer, domineer, belvedere, financier, insincere, reappear, interfere, auctioneer, overhear, engineer, cavalier, bandolier, mutineer, disappear, persevere, commandeer, chevalier, souvenir;

Quotes for Shear:

  1. In things a moderation keep; Kings ought to shear not skin, their sheep. Robert Herrick.
  2. I think I could sing and shear a few sheep at the same time. Robert Plant.
  3. It is the duty of a good shepherd to shear his sheep, not to skin them. Tiberius.

Adjectives for Shear:

  • local gravitational,
  • sheetmetal,
  • smooth, clean,
  • near-vertical,
  • whole military,
  • half-inch,
  • seismic,
  • nal,
  • thermal,
  • requisite,
  • industrial,
  • blind,
  • smooth,
  • higher,
  • military,
  • massive,
  • enormous,
  • natural,
  • high,
  • appreciable vertical,
  • strong viscous,
  • final agonizing,
  • sudden, cataclysmic,
  • horizontal,
  • ordinary or single,
  • total transverse,
  • distinct vertical,
  • maximum horizontal,
  • horizontal,
  • clean, good,
  • vertical or horizontal,
  • same token,
  • long, wicked,
  • such internal,
  • horizontal and vertical,
  • straight-line,
  • tangential,
  • sycophantic,
  • single great,
  • small-scale,
  • shaven,
  • cataclysmic,
  • radial,
  • viscous,
  • spatial,
  • diagonal,
  • schal,
  • token,
  • agonizing,
  • minimal,
  • atomic,
  • graceful,
  • internal,
  • wicked,
  • plain,
  • perfect,
  • ordinary,
  • certain,
  • long, low,
  • unbearable,
  • upper,
  • clean,
  • considerable,
  • further,
  • low,
  • heavy,
  • total vertical,
  • transverse,
  • abrupt,
  • perilous,
  • immediate,
  • clear,
  • actual,
  • simple,
  • sickening,
  • sudden,
  • so-called,
  • sweet,
  • pure,
  • full,
  • tame,
  • metal,
  • oblique,
  • flat,
  • gravitational,
  • fine,
  • nuclear,
  • maximum,
  • longitudinal,
  • total,
  • single,
  • long,
  • dimensional,
  • greatest,
  • vertical,
  • double,
  • horizontal.
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