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    cut back

    cut back - Dictionary definition and meaning for word cut back

    Definition
    (verb) return in time
    Synonyms : flash back
    Example Sentence
    • the film cut back to an earlier event in the story
    Definition
    (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) cultivate, tend, and cut back the growth of
    Synonyms : clip , crop , dress , lop , prune , snip , trim
    Example Sentence
    • dress the plants in the garden
    Definition
    (verb) place restrictions on
    Synonyms : curb , curtail , restrict
    Example Sentence
    • curtail drinking in school
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