Phrasal Verb 'pare'

We have 2 phrasal verb definition related to 'pare'.

Pare back

Meaning:

If you pare something back, you reduce the size or numbers.

Example:

They have had to PARE BACK the services they offer as their funding was reduced.

Pare down

Meaning:

Reduce, decrease

Example:

They have PARED DOWN the number of employees as they haven't been doing well.