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cut - Dictionary definition and meaning for word cut

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(noun) a share of the profits
Example Sentence
  • everyone got a cut of the earnings

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(noun) (film) an immediate transition from one shot to the next
Example Sentence
  • the cut from the accident scene to the hospital seemed too abrupt

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(noun) a trench resembling a furrow that was made by erosion or excavation
Synonyms : gash

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(noun) a step on some scale
Example Sentence
  • he is a cut above the rest

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(noun) a wound made by cutting
Synonyms : gash , slash , slice
Example Sentence
  • he put a bandage over the cut

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(noun) a piece of meat that has been cut from an animal carcass
Synonyms : cut of meat

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(noun) a remark capable of wounding mentally
Synonyms : stinger
Example Sentence
  • the unkindest cut of all

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(noun) a distinct selection of music from a recording or a compact disc
Synonyms : track
Example Sentence
  • he played the first cut on the cd
  • the title track of the album

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(noun) the omission that is made when an editorial change shortens a written passage
Synonyms : deletion , excision
Example Sentence
  • an editor's deletions frequently upset young authors
  • both parties agreed on the excision of the proposed clause

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(noun) the style in which a garment is cut
Example Sentence
  • a dress of traditional cut

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(noun) a canal made by erosion or excavation
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(noun) a refusal to recognize someone you know
Synonyms : cold shoulder , snub
Example Sentence
  • the snub was clearly intentional

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(noun) in baseball; a batter's attempt to hit a pitched ball
Synonyms : baseball swing , swing
Example Sentence
  • he took a vicious cut at the ball

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(noun) (sports) a stroke that puts reverse spin on the ball
Synonyms : undercut
Example Sentence
  • cuts do not bother a good tennis player

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(noun) the division of a deck of cards before dealing
Synonyms : cutting
Example Sentence
  • he insisted that we give him the last cut before every deal
  • the cutting of the cards soon became a ritual

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(noun) the act of penetrating or opening open with a sharp edge
Synonyms : cutting
Example Sentence
  • his cut in the lining revealed the hidden jewels

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(noun) the act of cutting something into parts
Synonyms : cutting
Example Sentence
  • his cuts were skillful
  • his cutting of the cake made a terrible mess

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(noun) the act of shortening something by chopping off the ends
Synonyms : cutting , cutting off
Example Sentence
  • the barber gave him a good cut

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(noun) the act of reducing the amount or number
Example Sentence
  • the mayor proposed extensive cuts in the city budget

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(noun) an unexcused absence from class
Example Sentence
  • he was punished for taking too many cuts in his math class

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(verb) separate with or as if with an instrument
Example Sentence
  • Cut the rope

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(verb) cut down on; make a reduction in
Example Sentence
  • reduce your daily fat intake
  • The employer wants to cut back health benefits

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(verb) turn sharply; change direction abruptly
Synonyms : curve , sheer , slew , slue , swerve , trend , veer
Example Sentence
  • The car cut to the left at the intersection
  • The motorbike veered to the right

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(verb) make an incision or separation
Example Sentence
  • cut along the dotted line

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(verb) discharge from a group
Example Sentence
  • The coach cut two players from the team

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(verb) form by probing, penetrating, or digging
Example Sentence
  • cut a hole
  • cut trenches
  • The sweat cut little rivulets into her face

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(verb) style and tailor in a certain fashion
Synonyms : tailor
Example Sentence
  • cut a dress

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(verb) hit (a ball) with a spin so that it turns in the opposite direction
Example Sentence
  • cut a Ping-Pong ball

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(verb) make out and issue
Synonyms : issue , make out , write out
Example Sentence
  • write out a check
  • cut a ticket
  • Please make the check out to me

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(verb) cut and assemble the components of
Synonyms : edit , edit out
Example Sentence
  • edit film
  • cut recording tape

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(verb) intentionally fail to attend
Synonyms : skip
Example Sentence
  • cut class

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(verb) be able to manage or manage successfully
Synonyms : hack
Example Sentence
  • I can't hack it anymore
  • she could not cut the long days in the office

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(verb) give the appearance or impression of
Example Sentence
  • cut a nice figure

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(verb) move (one's fist)
Example Sentence
  • his opponent cut upward toward his chin

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(verb) pass directly and often in haste
Example Sentence
  • We cut through the neighbor's yard to get home sooner

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(verb) pass through or across
Example Sentence
  • The boat cut the water

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(verb) make an abrupt change of image or sound
Example Sentence
  • cut from one scene to another

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(verb) stop filming
Example Sentence
  • cut a movie scene

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(verb) make a recording of
Example Sentence
  • cut the songs
  • She cut all of her major titles again

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(verb) record a performance on (a medium)
Example Sentence
  • cut a record

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(verb) create by duplicating data
Synonyms : burn
Example Sentence
  • cut a disk
  • burn a CD

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(verb) form or shape by cutting or incising
Example Sentence
  • cut paper dolls

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(verb) perform or carry out
Example Sentence
  • cut a caper

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(verb) function as a cutting instrument
Example Sentence
  • This knife cuts well

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(verb) allow incision or separation
Example Sentence
  • This bread cuts easily

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(verb) divide a deck of cards at random into two parts to make selection difficult
Example Sentence
  • Wayne cut
  • She cut the deck for a long time

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(verb) cause to stop operating by disengaging a switch
Synonyms : switch off , turn off , turn out
Example Sentence
  • Turn off the stereo, please
  • cut the engine
  • turn out the lights

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(verb) reap or harvest
Example Sentence
  • cut grain

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(verb) fell by sawing; hew
Example Sentence
  • The Vietnamese cut a lot of timber while they occupied Cambodia

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(verb) penetrate injuriously
Example Sentence
  • The glass from the shattered windshield cut into her forehead

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(verb) refuse to acknowledge
Synonyms : disregard , ignore , snub
Example Sentence
  • She cut him dead at the meeting

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(verb) shorten as if by severing the edges or ends of
Example Sentence
  • cut my hair

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(verb) weed out unwanted or unnecessary things
Synonyms : prune , rationalise , rationalize
Example Sentence
  • We had to lose weight, so we cut the sugar from our diet

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(verb) dissolve by breaking down the fat of
Example Sentence
  • soap cuts grease

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(verb) have a reducing effect
Example Sentence
  • This cuts into my earnings

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(verb) cease, stop
Synonyms : cut off
Example Sentence
  • cut the noise
  • We had to cut short the conversation

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(verb) reduce in scope while retaining essential elements
Example Sentence
  • The manuscript must be shortened

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(verb) lessen the strength or flavor of a solution or mixture
Synonyms : dilute , reduce , thin , thin out
Example Sentence
  • cut bourbon

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(verb) have grow through the gums
Example Sentence
  • The baby cut a tooth

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(verb) grow through the gums
Example Sentence
  • The new tooth is cutting

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(verb) cut off the testicles (of male animals such as horses)
Synonyms : geld
Example Sentence
  • the vet gelded the young horse

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(adj) separated into parts or laid open or penetrated with a sharp edge or instrument
Example Sentence
  • the cut surface was mottled
  • cut tobacco
  • blood from his cut forehead
  • bandages on her cut wrists

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(adj) fashioned or shaped by cutting
Example Sentence
  • a well-cut suit
  • cut diamonds
  • cut velvet

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(adj) with parts removed
Synonyms : shortened
Example Sentence
  • the drastically cut film

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(adj) made neat and tidy by trimming
Synonyms : trimmed
Example Sentence
  • his neatly trimmed hair

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(adj) (used of grass or vegetation) cut down with a hand implement or machine
Synonyms : mown
Example Sentence
  • the smell of newly mown hay

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(adj) (of pages of a book) having the folds of the leaves trimmed or slit
Example Sentence
  • the cut pages of the book

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(adj) (of a male animal) having the testicles removed
Synonyms : emasculated , gelded
Example Sentence
  • a cut horse

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(adj) (used of rates or prices) reduced usually sharply
Synonyms : slashed
Example Sentence
  • the slashed prices attracted buyers

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(adj) mixed with water
Synonyms : thinned , weakened
Example Sentence
  • sold cut whiskey
  • a cup of thinned soup

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