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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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It was said that the cutting down on shipments is Apple move to pave the way for the next generation iPad mini.
But cutting down on saturated fat reduces our risk of heart disease and strokes, so the healthiest way to cut down on fat is to cut down on saturated fats," said Dr Hooper.
KOURA, Lebanon: A group of five men were arrested for allegedly cutting down 115 olive trees in the Koura village of Harisha which they planned to sell as wood.
Citizens rallied against a campaign of cutting down healthy old trees and changing the river bed of the local Bistritsa river, apparently to clear ground for construction purposes.
Newcastle City Council chiefs say cutting down trees without permission harms the environment and the look of the local area.
A BRITISH resident of Stroumbi in Paphos has been charged with cutting down a protected oak tree, said to be 70 years old.
THE recession has led over one third (36%) of smokers to consider cutting down or quitting, according to a new poll.
Author Lloyd Bradley said the survey results showed that a "worringly low percentage" of men were cutting down.
Podles of 9 Shady Lane sued the town in 2007, saying it was responsible for illegally cutting down the trees, at Northwest Main Street and Oak Street.
SIR; It is good to hear supermarkets are finally cutting down on the number of plastic bags they use for online deliveries, but the time it has taken them to do so raises concerns about their commitment to green pledges ('Online retailers cut down on the bags', The Grocer, 5 April, p5).
Joan and Darryl, while you are singing and proselytizing your city and county councils are taking away your open space -- cutting down 100- plus-year-old trees -- hundreds of acres being turned to concrete.
I say this because we constantly harp on about Brazil cutting down trees but on walking down Church Street what do we see?
Dear Editor, - It seems to me that the Calthorpe Estate is steadily cutting down all the beautiful mature trees in Edgbaston under the pretence that they are all diseased.
Aon said the system would reduce rekeying, cutting down on errors and queries.
Techniques and mind-sets which led the way in one society at one particular period (for example, sanitary "science" in England after 1830 and the germ theory in the German lands after the mid 1860s) succeeded in cutting down mortality rates from certain infectious diseases: this improvement was reflected in official statistics.