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    cut off

    cut off - Dictionary definition and meaning for word cut off

    Definition
    (verb) make a break in
    Synonyms : break up , disrupt , interrupt
    Example Sentence
    • We interrupt the program for the following messages
    Definition
    (verb) cease, stop
    Synonyms : cut
    Example Sentence
    • cut the noise
    • We had to cut short the conversation
    Definition
    (verb) remove by or as if by cutting
    Synonyms : chop off , lop off
    Example Sentence
    • cut off the ear
    • lop off the dead branch
    Definition
    (verb) cut off and stop
    Synonyms : cut out
    Example Sentence
    • The bicyclist was cut out by the van
    Definition
    (verb) break a small piece off from
    Synonyms : break off , chip , knap
    Example Sentence
    • chip the glass
    • chip a tooth
    Definition
    (verb) remove surgically
    Synonyms : amputate
    Example Sentence
    • amputate limbs
    Definition
    (adj) detached by cutting
    Synonyms : severed
    Example Sentence
    • cut flowers
    • a severed head
    • an old tale of Anne Bolyn walking the castle walls with her poor cut-off head under her arm
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