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cut as in separated into parts or laid open or penetrated with a sharp edge or instrument
  • "the cut surface was mottled"
  • "cut tobacco"
  • "blood from his cut forehead"
  • "bandages on her cut wrists"
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cut as in fashioned or shaped by cutting
  • "a well-cut suit"
  • "cut diamonds"
  • "cut velvet"
cut as in with parts removed
  • "the drastically cut film"

Synonyms

  • shortened cut short; cut short in duration; shortened by or as if by means of parts that slide one within another or are crushed one into another; with parts removed
cut as in made neat and tidy by trimming
  • "his neatly trimmed hair"

Synonyms

  • trimmed made neat and tidy by trimming
cut as in (used of grass or vegetation) cut down with a hand implement or machine
  • "the smell of newly mown hay"

Synonyms

  • mown (used of grass or vegetation) cut down with a hand implement or machine
cut as in (of pages of a book) having the folds of the leaves trimmed or slit
  • "the cut pages of the book"
cut as in (of a male animal) having the testicles removed
  • "a cut horse"

Synonyms

  • emasculated (of a male animal) having the testicles removed
  • gelded (of a male animal) having the testicles removed
cut as in (used of rates or prices) reduced usually sharply
  • "the slashed prices attracted buyers"

Synonyms

  • slashed patterned by having color applied with sweeping strokes; having long and narrow ornamental cuts showing an underlying fabric; (used of rates or prices) reduced usually sharply
cut as in mixed with water
  • "sold cut whiskey"
  • "a cup of thinned soup"

Synonyms

  • thinned mixed with water
  • weakened impaired by diminution ; made weak or weaker ; reduced in strength; mixed with water; damaged
cut as in a share of the profits
  • "everyone got a cut of the earnings"
cut as in (film) an immediate transition from one shot to the next
  • "the cut from the accident scene to the hospital seemed too abrupt"
cut as in a trench resembling a furrow that was made by erosion or excavation

    Synonyms

    • gash cut open; a wound made by cutting; a trench resembling a furrow that was made by erosion or excavation ; a strong sweeping cut made with a sharp instrument
    cut as in a step on some scale
    • "he is a cut above the rest"
    cut as in a wound made by cutting
    • "he put a bandage over the cut"

    Synonyms

    • gash cut open; a wound made by cutting; a trench resembling a furrow that was made by erosion or excavation ; a strong sweeping cut made with a sharp instrument
    • slash a wound made by cutting; an open tract of land in a forest that is strewn with debris from logging (or fire or wind) ; a punctuation mark (/) used to separate related items of information ; a strong sweeping cut made with a sharp instrument ; cut with sweeping strokes; beat severely with a whip or rod; cut open; cut drastically; move or stir about violently
    • slice make a clean cut through; hit a ball and put a spin on it so that it travels in a different direction ; cut into slices; hit a ball so that it causes a backspin ; a share of something; a serving that has been cut from a larger portion; a wound made by cutting; a golf shot that curves to the right for a right-handed golfer; a thin flat piece cut off of some object ; a spatula for spreading paint or ink
    cut as in a piece of meat that has been cut from an animal carcass

      Synonyms

      • cut of meat a piece of meat that has been cut from an animal carcass
      cut as in a remark capable of wounding mentally
      • "the unkindest cut of all"

      Synonyms

      • stinger a cocktail made of made of creme de menthe and brandy ; a remark capable of wounding mentally; a portable low altitude surface-to-air missile system using infrared guidance and an impact fuse; a sharp organ of offense or defense (as of a wasp or stingray or scorpion) often connected with a poison gland ; a sharp stinging blow
      cut as in a distinct selection of music from a recording or a compact disc
      • "he played the first cut on the cd"
      • "the title track of the album"

      Synonyms

      • track carry on the feet and deposit; observe or plot the moving path of something; go after with the intent to catch; travel across or pass over; make tracks upon ; a line or route along which something travels or moves; evidence pointing to a possible solution; a pair of parallel rails providing a runway for wheels ; a course over which races are run ; a distinct selection of music from a recording or a compact disc; an endless metal belt on which tracked vehicles move over the ground ; (computer science) one of the circular magnetic paths on a magnetic disk that serve as a guide for writing and reading data ; a groove on a phonograph recording ; a bar or pair of parallel bars of rolled steel making the railway along which railroad cars or other vehicles can roll ; any road or path affording passage especially a rough one ; the act of participating in an athletic competition involving running on a track
      cut as in the omission that is made when an editorial change shortens a written passage
      • "an editor's deletions frequently upset young authors"
      • "both parties agreed on the excision of the proposed clause"

      Synonyms

      • deletion any process whereby sounds or words are left out of spoken words or phrases ; (genetics) the loss or absence of one or more nucleotides from a chromosome ; the omission that is made when an editorial change shortens a written passage; the act of deleting something written or printed
      • excision the omission that is made when an editorial change shortens a written passage; surgical removal of a body part or tissue ; the act of banishing a member of a church from the communion of believers and the privileges of the church; the act of pulling up or out
      cut as in the style in which a garment is cut
      • "a dress of traditional cut"
      cut as in a canal made by erosion or excavation
        cut as in a refusal to recognize someone you know
        • "the snub was clearly intentional"

        Synonyms

        • snub unusually short; refuse to acknowledge; reject outright and bluntly; an instance of driving away or warding off ; a refusal to recognize someone you know
        • cold shoulder a refusal to recognize someone you know
        cut as in in baseball
        • "a batter's attempt to hit a pitched ball"
        • "he took a vicious cut at the ball"

        Synonyms

        • baseball swing in baseball
        • swing a state of steady vigorous action that is characteristic of an activity; mechanical device used as a plaything to support someone swinging back and forth ; a sweeping blow or stroke; changing location by moving back and forth ; a style of jazz played by big bands popular in the 1930s; a jaunty rhythm in music ; the act of swinging a golf club at a golf ball and (usually) hitting it ; in baseball; a square dance figure; move in a curve or arc, usually with the intent of hitting; move or walk in a swinging or swaying manner; change direction with a swinging motion; influence decisively; make a big sweeping gesture or movement ; hang freely; hit or aim at with a sweeping arm movement; alternate dramatically between high and low values; live in a lively, modern, and relaxed style; have a certain musical rhythm; be a social swinger; play with a subtle and intuitively felt sense of rhythm ; engage freely in promiscuous sex, often with the husband or wife of one's friends
        cut as in (sports) a stroke that puts reverse spin on the ball
        • "cuts do not bother a good tennis player"

        Synonyms

        • undercut sell cheaper than one's competition ; cut away material from the underside of (an object) so as to leave an overhanging portion in relief ; cut away the underpart of; strike (the ball) in golf, tennis, or hockey obliquely downward so as to give a backspin or elevation to the shot ; cut obliquely into (a tree) below the main cut and on the side toward which the tree will fall ; the material removed by a cut made underneath ; the tender meat of the loin muscle on each side of the vertebral column ; a notch cut in the trunk of tree in order to determine the direction of its fall ; (sports) a stroke that puts reverse spin on the ball; a cut made underneath to remove material
        cut as in the division of a deck of cards before dealing
        • "he insisted that we give him the last cut before every deal"
        • "the cutting of the cards soon became a ritual"

        Synonyms

        • cutting (of speech) harsh or hurtful in tone or character; unpleasantly cold and damp; painful as if caused by a sharp instrument; the activity of selecting the scenes to be shown and putting them together to create a film ; a part (sometimes a root or leaf or bud) removed from a plant to propagate a new plant through rooting or grafting ; the act of cutting something into parts; a piece cut off from the main part of something ; an excerpt cut from a newspaper or magazine; removing parts from hard material to create a desired pattern or shape ; the division of a deck of cards before dealing; the act of penetrating or opening open with a sharp edge; the act of diluting something; the act of shortening something by chopping off the ends
        cut as in the act of penetrating or opening open with a sharp edge
        • "his cut in the lining revealed the hidden jewels"

        Synonyms

        • cutting (of speech) harsh or hurtful in tone or character; unpleasantly cold and damp; painful as if caused by a sharp instrument; the activity of selecting the scenes to be shown and putting them together to create a film ; a part (sometimes a root or leaf or bud) removed from a plant to propagate a new plant through rooting or grafting ; the act of cutting something into parts; a piece cut off from the main part of something ; an excerpt cut from a newspaper or magazine; removing parts from hard material to create a desired pattern or shape ; the division of a deck of cards before dealing; the act of penetrating or opening open with a sharp edge; the act of diluting something; the act of shortening something by chopping off the ends
        cut as in the act of cutting something into parts
        • "his cuts were skillful"
        • "his cutting of the cake made a terrible mess"

        Synonyms

        • cutting (of speech) harsh or hurtful in tone or character; unpleasantly cold and damp; painful as if caused by a sharp instrument; the activity of selecting the scenes to be shown and putting them together to create a film ; a part (sometimes a root or leaf or bud) removed from a plant to propagate a new plant through rooting or grafting ; the act of cutting something into parts; a piece cut off from the main part of something ; an excerpt cut from a newspaper or magazine; removing parts from hard material to create a desired pattern or shape ; the division of a deck of cards before dealing; the act of penetrating or opening open with a sharp edge; the act of diluting something; the act of shortening something by chopping off the ends
        cut as in the act of shortening something by chopping off the ends
        • "the barber gave him a good cut"

        Synonyms

        • cutting (of speech) harsh or hurtful in tone or character; unpleasantly cold and damp; painful as if caused by a sharp instrument; the activity of selecting the scenes to be shown and putting them together to create a film ; a part (sometimes a root or leaf or bud) removed from a plant to propagate a new plant through rooting or grafting ; the act of cutting something into parts; a piece cut off from the main part of something ; an excerpt cut from a newspaper or magazine; removing parts from hard material to create a desired pattern or shape ; the division of a deck of cards before dealing; the act of penetrating or opening open with a sharp edge; the act of diluting something; the act of shortening something by chopping off the ends
        • cutting off the act of cutting something off ; the act of shortening something by chopping off the ends
        cut as in the act of reducing the amount or number
        • "the mayor proposed extensive cuts in the city budget"
        cut as in an unexcused absence from class
        • "he was punished for taking too many cuts in his math class"
        cut as in separate with or as if with an instrument
        • "Cut the rope"
        cut as in cut down on
        • "make a reduction in"
        • "reduce your daily fat intake"
        • "The employer wants to cut back health benefits"

        Synonyms

        • reduce cut down on; make less complex; bring to humbler or weaker state or condition; simplify the form of a mathematical equation of expression by substituting one term for another ; lower in grade or rank or force somebody into an undignified situation; be the essential element; reduce in size; lessen and make more modest; make smaller; to remove oxygen from a compound, or cause to react with hydrogen or form a hydride, or to undergo an increase in the number of electrons ; narrow or limit; put down by force or intimidation; undergo meiosis; reposition (a broken bone after surgery) back to its normal site ; destress and thus weaken a sound when pronouncing it ; reduce in scope while retaining essential elements; be cooked until very little liquid is left; cook until very little liquid is left; lessen the strength or flavor of a solution or mixture; take off weight
        • cut down cut down on; cut with sweeping strokes; cause to come or go down; intercept (a player) ; cut with a blade or mower; cause to fall by or as if by delivering a blow
        • cut back return in time; cut down on; cultivate, tend, and cut back the growth of; place restrictions on
        • trim thin and fit; of places; neat and smart in appearance; severely simple in line or design; a state of arrangement or appearance; a decoration or adornment on a garment; attitude of an aircraft in flight when allowed to take its own orientation ; cutting down to the desired size or shape ; remove the edges from and cut down to the desired size; decorate, as with ornaments; cut down on; balance in flight by regulating the control surfaces; be in equilibrium during a flight; decorate (food), as with parsley or other ornamental foods ; cultivate, tend, and cut back the growth of; cut closely; adjust (sails on a ship) so that the wind is optimally used
        • trim down cut down on
        • trim back cut down on
        • bring down move something or somebody to a lower position; cause the downfall of; impose something unpleasant; cause to come to the ground; cause to be enthusiastic; cut down on
        cut as in turn sharply
        • "change direction abruptly"
        • "The car cut to the left at the intersection"
        • "The motorbike veered to the right"

        Synonyms

        • swerve turn sharply; the act of turning aside suddenly ; an erratic deflection from an intended course
        • sheer straight up or down without a break ; directly; turn sharply; cause to sheer; complete and without restriction or qualification; not mixed with extraneous elements; very steep; so thin as to transmit light
        • curve turn sharply; extend in curves and turns; form an arch or curve; bend or cause to bend; form a curl, curve, or kink; the trace of a point whose direction of motion changes ; a line on a graph representing data ; a pitch of a baseball that is thrown with spin so that its path curves as it approaches the batter ; the property possessed by the curving of a line or surface ; curved segment (of a road or river or railroad track etc.)
        • trend turn sharply; a general direction in which something tends to move; general line of orientation; a general tendency to change (as of opinion); the popular taste at a given time
        • veer turn sharply; shift to a clockwise direction
        • slue turn sharply; move obliquely or sideways, usually in an uncontrolled manner
        • slew turn sharply; move obliquely or sideways, usually in an uncontrolled manner; (often followed by `of') a large number or amount or extent
        cut as in make an incision or separation
        • "cut along the dotted line"
        cut as in discharge from a group
        • "The coach cut two players from the team"
        cut as in form by probing, penetrating, or digging
        • "cut a hole"
        • "cut trenches"
        • "The sweat cut little rivulets into her face"
        cut as in style and tailor in a certain fashion
        • "cut a dress"

        Synonyms

        • tailor a person whose occupation is making and altering garments ; adjust to a specific need or market; style and tailor in a certain fashion; create (clothes) with cloth
        cut as in hit (a ball) with a spin so that it turns in the opposite direction
        • "cut a Ping-Pong ball"
        cut as in make out and issue
        • "write out a check"
        • "cut a ticket"
        • "Please make the check out to me"

        Synonyms

        • write out put into writing; make out and issue
        • issue prepare and issue for public distribution or sale; circulate or distribute or equip with; bring out an official document (such as a warrant) ; come out of; make out and issue; an important question that is in dispute and must be settled; one of a series published periodically; some situation or event that is thought about; the act of providing an item for general use or for official purposes (usually in quantity); supplies (as food or clothing or ammunition) issued by the government ; the income or profit arising from such transactions as the sale of land or other property; a phenomenon that follows and is caused by some previous phenomenon; the immediate descendants of a person; the becoming visible; an opening that permits escape or release; the act of issuing printed materials
        • make out detect with the senses; make out and issue; comprehend; proceed or get along; succeed in doing, achieving, or producing (something) with the limited or inadequate means available; have sexual intercourse with; kiss, embrace, or fondle with sexual passion; write all the required information onto a form; imply or suggest; try to establish
        cut as in cut and assemble the components of
        • "edit film"
        • "cut recording tape"

        Synonyms

        • edit prepare for publication or presentation by correcting, revising, or adapting; supervise the publication of; cut and assemble the components of; cut or eliminate
        • edit out cut and assemble the components of
        cut as in intentionally fail to attend
        • "cut class"

        Synonyms

        • skip a gait in which steps and hops alternate ; a mistake resulting from neglect ; bypass; intentionally fail to attend; jump lightly ; leave suddenly; bound off one point after another ; cause to skip over a surface
        cut as in be able to manage or manage successfully
        • "I can't hack it anymore"
        • "she could not cut the long days in the office"

        Synonyms

        • hack cut with a hacking tool ; be able to manage or manage successfully; cut away; kick on the arms ; kick on the shins ; fix a computer program piecemeal until it works; significantly cut up a manuscript ; cough spasmodically; one who works hard at boring tasks ; a politician who belongs to a small clique that controls a political party for private rather than public ends ; a mediocre and disdained writer ; a tool (as a hoe or pick or mattock) used for breaking up the surface of the soil ; a car driven by a person whose job is to take passengers where they want to go in exchange for money ; an old or over-worked horse ; a horse kept for hire ; a saddle horse used for transportation rather than sport etc.
        cut as in give the appearance or impression of
        • "cut a nice figure"
        cut as in move (one's fist)
        • "his opponent cut upward toward his chin"
        cut as in pass directly and often in haste
        • "We cut through the neighbor's yard to get home sooner"
        cut as in pass through or across
        • "The boat cut the water"
        cut as in make an abrupt change of image or sound
        • "cut from one scene to another"
        cut as in stop filming
        • "cut a movie scene"
        cut as in make a recording of
        • "cut the songs"
        • "She cut all of her major titles again"
        cut as in record a performance on (a medium)
        • "cut a record"
        cut as in create by duplicating data
        • "cut a disk"
        • "burn a CD"

        Synonyms

        • burn pain that feels hot as if it were on fire ; a browning of the skin resulting from exposure to the rays of the sun ; an injury caused by exposure to heat or chemicals or radiation ; a place or area that has been burned (especially on a person's body) ; damage inflicted by fire ; destroy by fire; shine intensely, as if with heat; undergo combustion; cause a sharp or stinging pain or discomfort; cause to burn or combust; feel strong emotion, especially anger or passion; cause to undergo combustion; execute by tying to a stake and setting alight; spend (significant amounts of money); feel hot or painful; burn, sear, or freeze (tissue) using a hot iron or electric current or a caustic agent; get a sunburn by overexposure to the sun ; create by duplicating data; use up (energy); damage by burning with heat, fire, or radiation
        cut as in form or shape by cutting or incising
        • "cut paper dolls"
        cut as in perform or carry out
        • "cut a caper"
        cut as in function as a cutting instrument
        • "This knife cuts well"
        cut as in allow incision or separation
        • "This bread cuts easily"
        cut as in divide a deck of cards at random into two parts to make selection difficult
        • "Wayne cut"
        • "She cut the deck for a long time"
        cut as in cause to stop operating by disengaging a switch
        • "Turn off the stereo, please"
        • "cut the engine"
        • "turn out the lights"

        Synonyms

        • switch off cause to stop operating by disengaging a switch
        • turn off cause to stop operating by disengaging a switch; make a turn; cause to feel intense dislike or distaste
        • turn out be shown or be found to be; prove to be in the result or end; produce quickly or regularly, usually with machinery; result or end; come, usually in answer to an invitation or summons; bring forth; put out or expel from a place; come and gather for a public event; outfit or equip, as with accessories; turn outward; cause to stop operating by disengaging a switch; get up and out of bed
        cut as in reap or harvest
        • "cut grain"
        cut as in fell by sawing
        • "hew"
        • "The Vietnamese cut a lot of timber while they occupied Cambodia"
        cut as in penetrate injuriously
        • "The glass from the shattered windshield cut into her forehead"
        cut as in refuse to acknowledge
        • "She cut him dead at the meeting"

        Synonyms

        • ignore refuse to acknowledge; bar from attention or consideration; fail to notice ; give little or no attention to; be ignorant of or in the dark about
        • disregard lack of attention and due care ; willful lack of care and attention ; refuse to acknowledge; bar from attention or consideration; give little or no attention to
        • snub unusually short; refuse to acknowledge; reject outright and bluntly; an instance of driving away or warding off ; a refusal to recognize someone you know
        cut as in shorten as if by severing the edges or ends of
        • "cut my hair"
        cut as in weed out unwanted or unnecessary things
        • "We had to lose weight, so we cut the sugar from our diet"

        Synonyms

        • prune dried plum ; cultivate, tend, and cut back the growth of; weed out unwanted or unnecessary things
        • rationalize defend, explain, clear away, or make excuses for by reasoning; weed out unwanted or unnecessary things; structure and run according to rational or scientific principles in order to achieve desired results; think rationally; remove irrational quantities from
        • rationalise structure and run according to rational or scientific principles in order to achieve desired results; defend, explain, clear away, or make excuses for by reasoning; think rationally; remove irrational quantities from; weed out unwanted or unnecessary things
        cut as in dissolve by breaking down the fat of
        • "soap cuts grease"
        cut as in have a reducing effect
        • "This cuts into my earnings"
        cut as in cease, stop
        • "cut the noise"
        • "We had to cut short the conversation"

        Synonyms

        • cut off detached by cutting; make a break in; cease, stop; remove by or as if by cutting; cut off and stop; break a small piece off from; remove surgically
        cut as in reduce in scope while retaining essential elements
        • "The manuscript must be shortened"

        Synonyms

        • abridge reduce in scope while retaining essential elements; lessen, diminish, or curtail
        • foreshorten reduce in scope while retaining essential elements; shorten lines in a drawing so as to create an illusion of depth
        • abbreviate reduce in scope while retaining essential elements; shorten
        • shorten make shorter than originally intended; reduce in scope while retaining essential elements; make short or shorter; become short or shorter; edit by omitting or modifying parts considered indelicate
        • contract a binding agreement between two or more persons that is enforceable by law ; (contract bridge) the highest bid becomes the contract setting the number of tricks that the bidder must make ; a variety of bridge in which the bidder receives points toward game only for the number of tricks he bid ; enter into a contractual arrangement ; engage by written agreement; squeeze or press together; be stricken by an illness, fall victim to an illness; become smaller or draw together; make smaller; compress or concentrate; make or become more narrow or restricted; reduce in scope while retaining essential elements
        • reduce cut down on; make less complex; bring to humbler or weaker state or condition; simplify the form of a mathematical equation of expression by substituting one term for another ; lower in grade or rank or force somebody into an undignified situation; be the essential element; reduce in size; lessen and make more modest; make smaller; to remove oxygen from a compound, or cause to react with hydrogen or form a hydride, or to undergo an increase in the number of electrons ; narrow or limit; put down by force or intimidation; undergo meiosis; reposition (a broken bone after surgery) back to its normal site ; destress and thus weaken a sound when pronouncing it ; reduce in scope while retaining essential elements; be cooked until very little liquid is left; cook until very little liquid is left; lessen the strength or flavor of a solution or mixture; take off weight
        cut as in lessen the strength or flavor of a solution or mixture
        • "cut bourbon"

        Synonyms

        • dilute reduced in strength or concentration or quality or purity; lessen the strength or flavor of a solution or mixture; corrupt, debase, or make impure by adding a foreign or inferior substance
        • thin without viscosity; lose thickness; make thin or thinner; lessen the strength or flavor of a solution or mixture; take off weight ; of relatively small extent from one surface to the opposite or in cross section; lacking excess flesh; very narrow; not dense; relatively thin in consistency or low in density; (of sound) lacking resonance or volume; lacking spirit or sincere effort; lacking substance or significance
        • thin out make sparse; become sparser; lessen the strength or flavor of a solution or mixture
        • reduce cut down on; make less complex; bring to humbler or weaker state or condition; simplify the form of a mathematical equation of expression by substituting one term for another ; lower in grade or rank or force somebody into an undignified situation; be the essential element; reduce in size; lessen and make more modest; make smaller; to remove oxygen from a compound, or cause to react with hydrogen or form a hydride, or to undergo an increase in the number of electrons ; narrow or limit; put down by force or intimidation; undergo meiosis; reposition (a broken bone after surgery) back to its normal site ; destress and thus weaken a sound when pronouncing it ; reduce in scope while retaining essential elements; be cooked until very little liquid is left; cook until very little liquid is left; lessen the strength or flavor of a solution or mixture; take off weight
        cut as in have grow through the gums
        • "The baby cut a tooth"
        cut as in grow through the gums
        • "The new tooth is cutting"
        cut as in cut off the testicles (of male animals such as horses)
        • "the vet gelded the young horse"

        Synonyms

        • geld cut off the testicles (of male animals such as horses)

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