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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

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(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 periodicals archive ?
The idea of cutting corners usually comes up when there is some kind of time or financial crunch, and the shortcut looks like a possible solution to whatever problem is currently at the top of the list.
That means cutting corners but if you cut corners then safety is an issue.
Realistically, cutting corners by replacing union professionals with contractors has a tendency to lower the overall service level.
Gateway 2000 did not follow the industry trend of cutting corners just to hit a price point.
RYANAIR bosses have been accused of cutting corners and flying too close to residential areas.
Speigel, who has advised a variety of theme-park builders on projects in mainland China, stressed Disney should avoid cutting corners in the new project.
You won't get anyone cutting corners like that with Andy.
She won the 1997 race when Nadezhda Ilyina was disqualified for cutting corners.
The problem with places that low-ball is that they're cutting corners on how they put together the lights so you're going to have a problem in a year or so.
They knew they were running over budget and behind schedule, so they were cutting corners,'' Katz said.
Years of screwing up and cutting corners has finally made us recognize the ugly truth.
Even before the deaths, critics charged that the companies hired by the MTA to build the subway are too lax in their safety standards, cutting corners that endanger workers' lives so they can meet deadlines to finish projects.
The death renewed complaints by critics who say the companies hired by the Metropolitan Transportation Authority to build its $6 billion subway project are too lax in their safety standards, cutting corners that endanger workers' lives so they can meet deadlines to finish projects.
They will think twice before cutting corners and not adhering to safety and hygiene rules in their kitchens.