pare / pe(ə)r/ • v. [tr.] trim (something) by cutting away its outer edges: Carlo pared his thumbnails with his knife. ∎ cut off the outer skin of (something): pare off the rind using a peeler. ∎ reduce (something) in size, extent, quantity, or number, usually in a number of small successive stages: union leaders publicly pared down their demands we pared costs by doing our own cleaning.DERIVATIVES: par·er n.
parings collectively ; the amount pared or cut off, 1430.
Example : pare of men.