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cull

noun

1 cull

The person or thing that is rejected or set aside as inferior in quality.

synonym: reject.

Roget 547: dupe, gull, gudgeon, gobemouche, cull [Slang], cully, victim, pigeon, April fool; jay [Slang], sucker [Slang]; laughingstock etc. 857; ... show more



verb

1 cull

Remove something that has been rejected.

Roget 609: offers one's choice, set before; hold out the alternative, present the alternative, offer the alternative; put to the vote.    use option, use discretion, exercise option, exercise discretion, one's option; adopt, take up, embrace, ... show more

Roget 103: be few etc. adj.. render few etc. adj.; reduce, diminish the number, weed, eliminate, cull, thin, decimate.   

2 cull

Look for and gather.

synonyms: pick, pluck.

Roget 789: take, catch, hook, nab, bag, sack, pocket, put into one's pocket; receive; accept.    reap, crop, cull, ... show more


Moby thesaurus: abscind, accumulate, amass, amputate, annihilate, assemble, ban, bar, bob, bolt, bring together, choose out, clip, collect, cordon, cordon off, crop, cull out, cut, cut away ... show more.

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