Definition of cut
- 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". Antonyms: uncut.
- fashioned or shaped by cutting; "a well-cut suit", "cut diamonds", "cut velvet". Antonyms: uncut.
- with parts removed; "the drastically cut film". Synonyms: shortened.
- made neat and tidy by trimming; "his neatly trimmed hair". Synonyms: trimmed. Antonyms: untrimmed.
- (used of grass or vegetation) cut down with a hand implement or machine; "the smell of newly mown hay". Synonyms: mown. Antonyms: unmown.
- (of pages of a book) having the folds of the leaves trimmed or slit; "the cut pages of the book". Antonyms: uncut.
- (of a male animal) having the testicles removed; "a cut horse". Synonyms: emasculated, gelded.
- (used of rates or prices) reduced usually sharply; "the slashed prices attracted buyers". Synonyms: slashed.
- mixed with water; "sold cut whiskey", "a cup of thinned soup". Synonyms: thinned, weakened.
- a share of the profits; "everyone got a cut of the earnings".
- (film) an immediate transition from one shot to the next; "the cut from the accident scene to the hospital seemed too abrupt".
- a trench resembling a furrow that was made by erosion or excavation. Synonyms: gash.
- a step on some scale; "he is a cut above the rest".
- a wound made by cutting; "he put a bandage over the cut". Synonyms: gash, slash, slice.
- a piece of meat that has been cut from an animal carcass. Synonyms: cut of meat.
- a remark capable of wounding mentally; "the unkindest cut of all". Synonyms: stinger.
- 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". Synonyms: track.
- 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". Synonyms: deletion, excision.
- the style in which a garment is cut; "a dress of traditional cut".
- a canal made by erosion or excavation.
- a refusal to recognize someone you know; "the snub was clearly intentional". Synonyms: cold shoulder, snub.
- in baseball; a batter's attempt to hit a pitched ball; "he took a vicious cut at the ball". Synonyms: baseball swing, swing.
- (sports) a stroke that puts reverse spin on the ball; "cuts do not bother a good tennis player". Synonyms: 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". Synonyms: cutting.
- the act of penetrating or opening open with a sharp edge; "his cut in the lining revealed the hidden jewels". Synonyms: cutting.
- the act of cutting something into parts; "his cuts were skillful", "his cutting of the cake made a terrible mess". Synonyms: cutting.
- the act of shortening something by chopping off the ends; "the barber gave him a good cut". Synonyms: cutting, cutting off.
- the act of reducing the amount or number; "the mayor proposed extensive cuts in the city budget".
- an unexcused absence from class; "he was punished for taking too many cuts in his math class".
- 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". Synonyms: bring down, cut back, cut down, reduce, trim, trim back, trim down.
- turn sharply; change direction abruptly; "The car cut to the left at the intersection", "The motorbike veered to the right". Synonyms: curve, sheer, slew, slue, swerve, trend, veer.
- 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". Synonyms: tailor.
- hit (a ball) with a spin so that it turns in the opposite direction; "cut a Ping-Pong ball".
- make out and issue; "write out a check", "cut a ticket", "Please make the check out to me". Synonyms: issue, make out, write out.
- cut and assemble the components of; "edit film", "cut recording tape". Synonyms: edit, edit out.
- intentionally fail to attend; "cut class". Synonyms: skip.
- be able to manage or manage successfully; "I can't hack it anymore", "she could not cut the long days in the office". Synonyms: 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". Synonyms: 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". Synonyms: switch off, turn off, turn out. Antonyms: switch on.
- reap or harvest; "cut grain".
- fell by sawing; hew; "The Vietnamese cut a lot of timber while they occupied Cambodia".
- penetrate injuriously; "The glass from the shattered windshield cut into her forehead".
- refuse to acknowledge; "She cut him dead at the meeting". Synonyms: disregard, ignore, snub.
- shorten as if by severing the edges or ends of; "cut my hair".
- weed out unwanted or unnecessary things; "We had to lose weight, so we cut the sugar from our diet". Synonyms: prune, rationalise, rationalize.
- dissolve by breaking down the fat of; "soap cuts grease".
- have a reducing effect; "This cuts into my earnings".
- cease, stop; "cut the noise", "We had to cut short the conversation". Synonyms: cut off.
- reduce in scope while retaining essential elements; "The manuscript must be shortened". Synonyms: abbreviate, abridge, contract, foreshorten, reduce, shorten. Antonyms: expand.
- lessen the strength or flavor of a solution or mixture; "cut bourbon". Synonyms: dilute, reduce, thin, thin out.
- have grow through the gums; "The baby cut a tooth".
- grow through the gums; "The new tooth is cutting".
- cut off the testicles (of male animals such as horses); "the vet gelded the young horse". Synonyms: geld.
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