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Synonyms for cut

carve

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sever

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trim

hurt

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ignore

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a cut above something or someone

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  • superior to
  • better than
  • more efficient than
  • more reliable than
  • streets ahead of
  • more useful than
  • more capable than
  • more competent than

cut someone down to size

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cut someone off: separate

cut someone off: interrupt

cut someone off: disinherit

cut someone short

cut someone up

cut something back: reduce

cut something back: trim

cut something down: reduce

cut something down: fell

cut something off

cut something out: remove

cut something out: stop

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cut something short

cut something up

Synonyms for cut

to penetrate with a sharp edge

to separate into parts with or as if with a sharp-edged instrument

to bring down, as with a saw or ax

to turn aside sharply from a straight course

to decrease, as in length or amount, by or as if by severing or excising

to lessen the strength of by or as if by admixture

to slight (someone) deliberately

to fail to attend on purpose

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cut across: to pass through or over

cut back: to decrease, as in length or amount, by or as if by severing or excising

cut down: to cause the death of

cut down: to cause to fall, as from a shot or blow

cut down: to decrease, as in length or amount, by or as if by severing or excising

cut in: to force or come in as an improper or unwanted element

cut in: to interject remarks or questions into another's discourse

cut off: to set apart from a group

cut off: to cause the death of

cut off: to block the progress of and force to change direction

cut out: to take the place of (another) against the other's will

cut out: to desist from, cease, or discontinue (a habit, for example)

cut up: to behave in a rowdy, improper, or unruly fashion

cut up: to find fault with

the result of cutting

a part severed from a whole

a deliberate slight

an unexcused absence

Synonyms for cut

(film) an immediate transition from one shot to the next

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a trench resembling a furrow that was made by erosion or excavation

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a step on some scale

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a wound made by cutting

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a remark capable of wounding mentally

a distinct selection of music from a recording or a compact disc

the omission that is made when an editorial change shortens a written passage

the style in which a garment is cut

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a canal made by erosion or excavation

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a refusal to recognize someone you know

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in baseball

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(sports) a stroke that puts reverse spin on the ball

the division of a deck of cards before dealing

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the act of penetrating or opening open with a sharp edge

the act of cutting something into parts

the act of shortening something by chopping off the ends

an unexcused absence from class

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turn sharply

make an incision or separation

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discharge from a group

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form by probing, penetrating, or digging

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style and tailor in a certain fashion

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hit (a ball) with a spin so that it turns in the opposite direction

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make out and issue

cut and assemble the components of

intentionally fail to attend

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be able to manage or manage successfully

give the appearance or impression of

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move (one's fist)

pass directly and often in haste

make an abrupt change of image or sound

stop filming

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make a recording of

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record a performance on (a medium)

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create by duplicating data

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form or shape by cutting or incising

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perform or carry out

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function as a cutting instrument

allow incision or separation

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divide a deck of cards at random into two parts to make selection difficult

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cause to stop operating by disengaging a switch

reap or harvest

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fell by sawing

penetrate injuriously

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refuse to acknowledge

shorten as if by severing the edges or ends of

dissolve by breaking down the fat of

cease, stop

lessen the strength or flavor of a solution or mixture

have grow through the gums

grow through the gums

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cut off the testicles (of male animals such as horses)

separated into parts or laid open or penetrated with a sharp edge or instrument

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fashioned or shaped by cutting

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with parts removed

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made neat and tidy by trimming

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(used of grass or vegetation) cut down with a hand implement or machine

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(of pages of a book) having the folds of the leaves trimmed or slit

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(of a male animal) having the testicles removed

(used of rates or prices) reduced usually sharply

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mixed with water

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References in classic literature ?
Out of the horns of the cattle they made combs, buttons, hairpins, and imitation ivory; out of the shinbones and other big bones they cut knife and toothbrush handles, and mouthpieces for pipes; out of the hoofs they cut hairpins and buttons, before they made the rest into glue.
The grass was short close to the road, and Levin, who had not done any mowing for a long while, and was disconcerted by the eyes fastened upon him, cut badly for the first moments, though he swung his scythe vigorously.
Has a scar on her cheek, and the end of one of her toes cut off.
At last the breeze came; the schooner sidled and drew nearer in the dark; I felt the hawser slacken once more, and with a good, tough effort, cut the last fibres through.
Very well," said the genius, drawing his sword, "take this, and cut off his head.
I have often," says Captain Bonneville, "seen trees measuring eighteen inches in diameter, at the places where they had been cut through by the beaver, but they lay in all directions, and often very inconveniently for the after purposes of the animal.
No, no—I didn’t say it had been cut, lad; but this is a mark that was never made by a jump or a bite.
When I began chopping again, my axe slipped and cut off my right leg.
One of them now noticed a gold ring still remaining on the little finger of the murdered girl, and as he could not draw it off easily, he took a hatchet and cut off the finger; but the finger sprang into the air, and fell behind the cask into the lap of the girl who was hiding there.
The superior officers all wanted to distinguish themselves, to cut off, to seize, to capture, and to overthrow the French, and all clamored for action.
He ran in to my second ball and cut it neatly to the on for a single, and off my fifth and sixth he had two pretty drives for three, both behind the wicket.
They were exactly alike, from one end of the line to the other, and all were cut out of paper and joined together in the centers of their bodies.
If I could only cut the thoughts out of me," he said to himself, "as I am going to cut the billets out of this wood
As they sat on the grass by the roadside the shaggy man cut up the turkey with his pocket-knife and passed slices of it around.
He resolved to cut it down, and taking his axe in his hand, made a bold stroke at its roots.