From Longmale Dictionary of Contemporary Englishpare somepoint ↔ down phrasal verbREDUCEto alleviate somepoint, particularly by making the majority of small reductions  The list was pared dvery own for the final interviews. —pared-dvery own adjective  Even in its pared-dvery own create, the contract was unacceptable. → pare→ See Verb tableExamples from the Corpuspare down• Conoco, which once had actually 11 layers of management, has pared that dvery own to 6 layers.


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pare
Simple Form
Present
I, you, we, theypare
he, she, itpares
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Past
I, you, he, she, it, we, theypared
Present perfect
I, you, we, theyhave pared
he, she, ithas pared
Past perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhad actually pared
Future
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill pare
Future perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill certainly have pared
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Continuous Form
Present
Iam paring
he, she, itis paring
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you, we, theyare paring
Past
I, he, she, itwas paring
you, we, theywere paring
Present perfect
I, you, we, theyhave actually been paring
he, she, ithas actually been paring
Past perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhad actually been paring
Future
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill certainly be paring
Future perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill certainly have actually been paring
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