abbreviate, abridge, abstract, acquire, bag, be seized of, bob, boil down, bring in, capsulize, capture, catch, clip, come by, come in for, come into, compress, condense, contract, corral, crop, crop herbs, curtail, cut, cut back, cut down, cut off short, cut short, derive, dig, dock, drag down, draw, earn, elide, enter into possession, epitomize, foreshorten, gain, garner, gather, gather in, get, glean, grabble, harvest, hay, make, mow, net, nip, nut, obtain, pick, pluck, poll, pollard, procure, profit, prune, pull down, reap
and carry, recap, recapitulate, reduce, retrench, sack, score, secure, shave, shear, shorten, snub, stunt, sum up, summarize, synopsize, take, take in, take up, telescope, trim, truncate, win
take, catch, hook, nab, bag, sack, pocket, put into one's pocket, receive, accept, reap
, crop, cull, pluck, gather, draw, appropriate, expropriate, impropriate, assume, possess oneself of, take possession of, commandeer, lay one's hands on, clap one's hands on, help oneself to, make free with, dip one's hands into, lay under contribution, intercept, scramble for, deprive of, take away, carry away, bear away, take off, carry off, bear off, adeem, abstract, hurry off with, run away with, abduct, steal, ravish, seize, pounce upon, spring upon, swoop to, swoop down upon, take by storm, take by assault, snatch, reave, snap up, nip up, whip up, catch up, kidnap, crimp, capture, lay violent hands on, get hold of, lay hold of, take hold of, catch hold of, lay fast hold of, take firm hold of, lay by the heels, take prisoner, fasten upon, grip, grapple, embrace, gripe, clasp, grab, clutch, collar, throttle, take by the throat, claw, clinch, clench, make sure of, catch at, jump at, make a grab at, snap at, snatch at, reach, make a long arm, stretch forth one's hand, take from, take away from, disseize, deduct, retrench, dispossess, ease one of, snatch from one's grasp, tear from, tear away from, wrench from, wrest from, wring from, extort, deprive of, bereave, disinherit, cut off with a shilling, oust, divest, levy, distrain, confiscate, sequester, sequestrate, accroach, usurp, despoil, strip, fleece, shear, displume, impoverish, eat out of house and home, drain, drain to the dregs, gut, dry, exhaust, swallow up, absorb, draw off, suck the blood of, suck like a leech, retake, resume, recover.
be short, render short, shorten, curtail, abridge, abbreviate, take in, reduce, compress, epitomize, retrench, cut short, obtruncate, scrimp, cut, chop up, hack, hew, cut down, pare down, clip, dock, lop, prune, shear, shave, mow, reap
, crop, snub, truncate, pollard, stunt, nip, check the growth of, foreshorten (in drawing).
cultivate, till the soil, farm, garden, sow, plant, reap
, mow, cut, manure, dress the ground, dig, delve, dibble, hoe, plough, plow, harrow, rake, weed, lop and top, backset.