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Definition of cut
- Cut adj
- 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" [ant: {uncut}]
- Fashioned or shaped by cutting; "a well-cut suit"; "cut diamonds"; "cut velvet" [ant: {uncut}]
- With parts removed; "the drastically cut film" [syn: {shortened}]
- Made neat and tidy by trimming; "his neatly trimmed hair" [syn: {trimmed}] [ant: {untrimmed}]
- (used of grass or vegetation) cut down with a hand implement or machine; "the smell of new-mown hay" [syn: {mown}] [ant: {unmown}]
- (of pages of a book) having the folds of the leaves trimmed or slit; "the cut pages of the book" [ant: {uncut}]
- (of a male animal) having the testicles removed; "a cut horse" [syn: {emasculated}, {gelded}]
- Having a long rip or tear; "a split lip" [syn: {split}]
- Wounded by cutting deeply; "got a gashed arm in a knife fight"; "had a slashed cheek from the broken glass" [syn: {gashed}, {slashed}]
- Cut down; "the tree is down" [syn: {cut down}, {down}]
- (used of rates or prices) reduced usually sharply; "the slashed prices attracted buyers" [syn: {slashed}]
- Mixed with water; "sold cut whiskey"; "a cup of thinned soup" [syn: {thinned}, {weakened}] n
- The act of reducing the amount or number; "the mayor proposed extensive cuts in the city budget"
- A wound made by cutting; "he put a bandage over the cut" [syn: {gash}, {slash}, {slice}]
- A piece of meat that has been cut from an animal carcass [syn: {cut of meat}]
- 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" [syn: {track}]
- The act of penetrating or opening open with a sharp edge; "his cut in the lining revealed the hidden jewels" [syn: {cutting}]
- A share of the profits; "everyone got a cut of the earnings"
- A step on some scale; "he is a cut above the the rest"
- A trench resembling a furrow that was made by erosion or excavation [syn: {gash}]
- (film) an immediate transition from one shot to the next; "the cut from the accident scene to the hospital seemed too abrupt"
- The act of cutting something into parts; "his cuts were skillful"; "his cutting of the cake made a terrible mess" [syn: {cutting}]
- 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" [syn: {deletion}, {excision}]
- The style in which a garment is cut; "a dress of traditional cut"
- The act of shortening something by cutting off the ends; "the barber gave him a good cut" [syn: {cutting}, {cutting off}]
- In baseball; a batter's attempt to hit a pitched ball; "he took a vicious cut at the ball" [syn: {baseball swing}, {swing}]
- A remark capable of wounding mentally; "the unkindest cut of all" [syn: {stinger}]
- A canal made by erosion or excavation
- A refusal to recognize someone you know; "the snub was clearly intentional" [syn: {snub}, {cold shoulder}]
- (sports) a stroke that puts reverse spin on the ball; "cuts do not bother a good tennis player" [syn: {undercut}]
- 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" [syn: {cutting}]
- An unexcused absence from class; "he was punished for taking too many cuts in his math class" v
- Separate with or as if with an instrument; "Cut the rope"
- Cut down on; make a reduction in; "reduce your daily fat intake"; "The employer wants to cut back health benefits" [syn: {reduce}, {cut down}, {cut back}, {trim}, {trim down}, {trim back}, {bring down}]
- Turn sharply; change direction abruptly; "The car cut to the left at the intersection"; "The motorbike veered to the right" [syn: {swerve}, {sheer}, {curve}, {trend}, {veer}, {slue}, {slew}]
- Make an incision or separation; "cut along the dotted line"
- Discharge from a group; "The coach cut two players from the team"
- Form by probing, penetrating, or digging; "cut a hole"; "cut trenches"; "The sweat cut little rivulets into her face"
- Style and tailor in a certain fashion; "cut a dress" [syn: {tailor}]
- Hit (a ball) with a spin so that it turns in the opposite direction; "cut a pingpong ball"
- Make out and issue; "write out a check"; "cut a ticket"; "Please make the check out to me" [syn: {write out}, {issue}, {make out}]
- Cut and assemble the components of; "edit film"; "cut recording tape" [syn: {edit}, {edit out}]
- Intentionally fail to attend; "cut class" [syn: {skip}]
- Informal: be able to manage or manage successfully; "I can't hack it anymore"; "she could not cut the long days in the office" [syn: {hack}]
- Give the appearance or impression of; "cut a nice figure"
- Move (one's fist); "his opponent cut upward toward his chin"
- Pass directly and often in haste; "We cut through the neighbor's yard to get home sooner"
- Pass through or across; "The boat cut the water"
- Make an abrupt change of image or sound; "cut from one scene to another"
- Stop filming; "cut a movie scene"
- Make a recording of; "cut the songs"; "She cut all of her major titles again"
- Record a performance on (a medium); "cut a record"
- Create by duplicating data; "cut a disk"; "burn a CD" [syn: {burn}]
- Form or shape by cutting or incising; "cut paper dolls"
- Perform or carry out; "cut a caper"
- Function as a cutting instrument; "This knife cuts well"
- Allow incision or separation; "This bread cuts easily"
- Divide a deck of cards at random into two parts to make selection difficult; "Wayne cut"; "She cut the deck for a long time"
- Cause to stop operating by disengaging a switch; "Turn off the stereo, please"; "cut the engine"; "turn out the lights" [syn: {switch off}, {turn off}, {turn out}] [ant: {switch on}]
- Reap or harvest; "cut grain"
- Fell by sawing; hew; "The Vietnamese cut a lot of timber while they occupied Cambodia" 30: penetrate injuriously; "The glass from the shattered windshield cut into her forehead" 3
- Refuse to acknowledge; "She cut him dead at the meeting" [syn: {ignore}, {disregard}, {snub}] 3
- Shorten as if by severing the edges or ends of; "cut my hair" 3
- Weed out unwanted or unnecessary things; "We had to lose weight, so we cut the sugar from our diet" [syn: {prune}, {rationalize}, {rationalise}] 3
- Dissolve by breaking down the fat of; "soap cuts grease" 3
- Have a reducing effect; "This cuts into my earnings" 3
- Cease, stop; "cut the noise"; "We had to cut short the conversation" [syn: {cut off}] 3
- Reduce in scope while retaining essential elements; "The manuscript must be shortened" [syn: {abridge}, {foreshorten}, {abbreviate}, {shorten}, {contract}, {reduce}] [ant: {elaborate}] 3
- Lessen the strength or flavor of a solution or mixture; "cut bourbon" [syn: {dilute}, {thin}, {thin out}, {reduce}] 3
- Have grow through the gums; "The baby cut a tooth" 40: grow through the gums; "The new tooth is cutting" 4
- Cut off the testicles (of male animals such as horses); "the vet gelded the young horse" [syn: {geld}] [also: {cutting}]
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