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    Definition
    (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
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    • 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
    Definition
    (noun) a remark capable of wounding mentally
    Synonyms : stinger
    Example Sentence
    • the unkindest cut of all
    Definition
    (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 Definition
    (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
    Definition
    (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
    Definition
    (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
    Definition
    (verb) make an incision or separation
    Example Sentence
    • cut along the dotted line
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    (verb) discharge from a group
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    • 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
    Definition
    (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
    Definition
    (verb) cut and assemble the components of
    Synonyms : edit , edit out
    Example Sentence
    • edit film
    • cut recording tape
    Definition
    (verb) intentionally fail to attend
    Synonyms : skip
    Example Sentence
    • cut class
    Definition
    (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)
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    • his opponent cut upward toward his chin
    Definition
    (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
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    • The boat cut the water
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    (verb) make an abrupt change of image or sound
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    • cut from one scene to another
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    (verb) stop filming
    Example Sentence
    • cut a movie scene
    Definition
    (verb) make a recording of
    Example Sentence
    • cut the songs
    • She cut all of her major titles again
    Definition
    (verb) record a performance on (a medium)
    Example Sentence
    • cut a record
    Definition
    (verb) create by duplicating data
    Synonyms : burn
    Example Sentence
    • cut a disk
    • burn a CD
    Definition
    (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
    Definition
    (verb) function as a cutting instrument
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    • This knife cuts well
    Definition
    (verb) allow incision or separation
    Example Sentence
    • This bread cuts easily
    Definition
    (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
    Definition
    (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
    Definition
    (verb) reap or harvest
    Example Sentence
    • cut grain
    Definition
    (verb) fell by sawing; hew
    Example Sentence
    • The Vietnamese cut a lot of timber while they occupied Cambodia
    Definition
    (verb) penetrate injuriously
    Example Sentence
    • The glass from the shattered windshield cut into her forehead
    Definition
    (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
    Definition
    (verb) dissolve by breaking down the fat of
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    • soap cuts grease
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    (verb) have a reducing effect
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    • This cuts into my earnings
    Definition
    (verb) cease, stop
    Synonyms : cut off
    Example Sentence
    • cut the noise
    • We had to cut short the conversation
    Definition
    (verb) reduce in scope while retaining essential elements
    Example Sentence
    • The manuscript must be shortened
    Definition
    (verb) lessen the strength or flavor of a solution or mixture
    Synonyms : dilute , reduce , thin , thin out
    Example Sentence
    • cut bourbon
    Definition
    (verb) have grow through the gums
    Example Sentence
    • The baby cut a tooth
    Definition
    (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
    Definition
    (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
    Definition
    (adj) fashioned or shaped by cutting
    Example Sentence
    • a well-cut suit
    • cut diamonds
    • cut velvet
    Definition
    (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
    Definition
    (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
    Definition
    (adj) (of a male animal) having the testicles removed
    Synonyms : emasculated , gelded
    Example Sentence
    • a cut horse
    Definition
    (adj) (used of rates or prices) reduced usually sharply
    Synonyms : slashed
    Example Sentence
    • the slashed prices attracted buyers
    Definition
    (adj) mixed with water
    Synonyms : thinned , weakened
    Example Sentence
    • sold cut whiskey
    • a cup of thinned soup
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