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cut

 
Adjective cut has 12 senses
  1. 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, imperforate, unpierced
  2. cut - fashioned or shaped by cutting; "a well-cut suit"; "cut diamonds"; "cut velvet"
    Antonyms:
    uncut, rough, unsheared
  3. cut, shortened - with parts removed; "the drastically cut film"
    Antonym: unabridged (indirect, via abridged)
  4. trimmed, cut - made neat and tidy by trimming; "his neatly trimmed hair"
  5. mown, cut - (used of grass or vegetation) cut down with a hand implement or machine; "the smell of new-mown hay"
  6. cut - (of pages of a book) having the folds of the leaves trimmed or slit; "the cut pages of the book"
    Antonym:
    uncut
  7. cut, emasculated, gelded - (of a male animal) having the testicles removed; "a cut horse"
    Antonym: uncastrated (indirect, via castrated)
  8. cut, split - having a long rip or tear; "a split lip"
    Antonym: uninjured (indirect, via injured)
  9. cut, gashed, slashed - wounded by cutting deeply; "got a gashed arm in a knife fight"; "had a slashed cheek from the broken glass"
    Antonym: uninjured (indirect, via injured)
  10. cut, cut down, down - cut down; "the tree is down"
    Antonym: unfelled (indirect, via felled)
  11. cut, slashed - (used of rates or prices) reduced usually sharply; "the slashed prices attracted buyers"
    Antonym: increased (indirect, via decreased)
  12. cut, thinned, weakened - mixed with water; "sold cut whiskey"; "a cup of thinned soup"
    Antonym: undiluted (indirect, via diluted)
Noun cut has 20 senses
  1. cut - the act of reducing the amount or number; "the mayor proposed extensive cuts in the city budget"
    --1 is a kind of
    decrease, diminution, reduction, step-down
    --1 has particulars:
     budget cut; pay cut, salary cut; cost cutting; price cutting, price cut; spending cut; taxcut
  2. cut, gash, slash, slice - a wound made by cutting; "he put a bandage over the cut"
    --2 is a kind of wound, lesion
  3. cut, cut of meat - a piece of meat that has been cut from an animal carcass
    --3 is a kind of meat
    --3 has particulars:
     roast, joint; chop; chine; leg; side, side of meat; forequarter; hindquarter; cut of beef; rib; shank; shin; brisket; steak; loin; sirloin; tenderloin, undercut; neck; cut of veal; cut of mutton; cut of lamb; saddle; rack; cut of pork
  4. cut, track - 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"
    --4 is a kind of excerpt, extract, selection
  5. cut, cutting - the act of penetrating or opening open with a sharp edge; "his cut in the lining revealed the hidden jewels"
    --5 is a kind of opening
    --5 has particulars:
     notch, nick, snick; slash, gash; incision, section, surgical incision
  6. cut - a share of the profits; "everyone got a cut of the earnings"
    --6 is a kind of
    share, portion, part, percentage
    --6 is a part of
     loot, booty, pillage, plunder, prize, swag, dirty money
    --6 has particulars: rake-off, vigorish
  7. cut - a step on some scale; "he is a cut above the the rest"
    --7 is a kind of
    gradation, step
  8. cut, gash - a trench resembling a furrow that was made by erosion or excavation
    --8 is a kind of furrow
  9. cut - (film) an immediate transition from one shot to the next; "the cut from the accident scene to the hospital seemed too abrupt"
    --9 is a kind of
    transition
    --9 has particulars: jump cut
  10. cut, cutting - the act of cutting something into parts; "his cuts were skillful"; "his cutting of the cake made a terrible mess"
    --10 is a kind of division
    --10 has particulars:
     severance, severing; dissection; scission; slicing; undercut
  11. deletion, excision, cut - 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"
    --11 is a kind of editing, redaction
  12. cut - the style in which a garment is cut; "a dress of traditional cut"
    --12 is a kind of
    fashion
  13. cut, cutting, cutting off - the act of shortening something by cutting off the ends; "the barber gave him a good cut"
    --13 is a kind of shortening
    --13 has particulars:
     clip, clipping, snip; haircut; trim, trimming, clipping; shearing
  14. baseball swing, swing, cut - in baseball; a batter's attempt to hit a pitched ball; "he took a vicious cut at the ball"
    --14 is a kind of stroke, shot
  15. stinger, cut - a remark capable of wounding mentally; "the unkindest cut of all"
    --15 is a kind of abuse, insult, revilement, contumely, vilification
  16. cut - a canal made by erosion or excavation
    --16 is a kind of
    canal
  17. snub, cut, cold shoulder - a refusal to recognize someone you know; "the snub was clearly intentional"
    --17 is a kind of rebuff, slight
  18. cut, undercut - (sports) a stroke that puts reverse spin on the ball; "cuts do not bother a good tennis player"
    --18 is a kind of stroke, shot
  19. cut, cutting - 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"
    --19 is a kind of division
    --19 is a part of card game, cards
  20. cut - an unexcused absence from class; "he was punished for taking too many cuts in his math class"
    --20 is a kind of
    absence
Verb cut has 41 senses
  1. cut - separate with or as if with an instrument; "Cut the rope"
    --1 is one way to
    separate, disunite, divide, part
    Derived forms: noun cutter3, noun cutter6, noun cutting3
    Sample sentence:
    They cut the newspapers
  2. reduce, cut down, cut back, trim, trim down, trim back, cut, bring down - cut down on; make a reduction in; "reduce your daily fat intake"; "The employer wants to cut back health benefits"
    --2 is one way to decrease, lessen, minify
    Sample sentence:
    They will cut the duet
  3. swerve, sheer, curve, trend, veer, slue, slew, cut - turn sharply; change direction abruptly; "The car cut to the left at the intersection"; "The motorbike veered to the right"
    --3 is one way to turn
    Sample sentences:
    Something ----s
    Something is ----ing PP
  4. cut - make an incision or separation; "cut along the dotted line"
    Derived forms: noun cutting8, noun cutting3
    Sample sentence:
    Somebody ----s PP
  5. cut - discharge from a group; "The coach cut two players from the team"
    --5 is one way to
    free, discharge
    Sample sentence:
    Somebody ----s somebody
  6. cut - form by probing, penetrating, or digging; "cut a hole"; "cut trenches"; "The sweat cut little rivulets into her face"
    --6 is one way to
    make, create
    Sample sentences:
    Somebody ----s something
    Something ----s something
  7. cut, tailor - style and tailor in a certain fashion; "cut a dress"
    --7 is one way to design
    Sample sentence:
    They cut the cape
  8. cut - hit (a ball) with a spin so that it turns in the opposite direction; "cut a pingpong ball"
    --8 is one way to
    hit
    Sample sentence:
    Somebody ----s something
  9. write out, issue, make out, cut - make out and issue; "write out a check"; "cut a ticket"; "Please make the check out to me"
    --9 is one way to write
    Sample sentence:
    The banks cut the check
  10. edit, cut, edit out - cut and assemble the components of; "edit film"; "cut recording tape"
    --10 is one way to change, alter, modify
    Derived form: noun cutting1
    Sample sentence:
    They will cut the duet
  11. cut, skip - intentionally fail to attend; "cut class"
    --11 is one way to miss
    Sample sentence:
    Somebody ----s something
  12. hack, cut - informal: be able to manage or manage successfully; "I can't hack it anymore"; "she could not cut the long days in the office"
    --12 is one way to cope, get by, make out, make do, contend, grapple, deal, manage
    Sample sentence:
    Somebody ----s something
  13. cut - give the appearance or impression of; "cut a nice figure"
    --13 is one way to
    look, appear, seem
    Sample sentence:
    Somebody ----s something
  14. cut - move (one's fist); "his opponent cut upward toward his chin"
    --14 is one way to
    move
    Sample sentence:
    Somebody ----s PP
  15. cut - pass directly and often in haste; "We cut through the neighbor's yard to get home sooner"
    --15 is one way to
    pass, go through, go across
    Sample sentence:
    Somebody ----s PP
  16. cut - pass through or across; "The boat cut the water"
    --16 is one way to
    transit, pass through, pass across, pass over
    Sample sentences:
    Somebody ----s something
    Somebody ----s somebody
  17. cut - make an abrupt change of image or sound; "cut from one scene to another"
    --17 is one way to
    switch, shift, change
    Derived form: noun cutting1
    Sample sentences:
    Something is ----ing PP
    Somebody ----s PP
  18. cut - stop filming; "cut a movie scene"
    --18 is one way to
    stop
    Sample sentence:
    Somebody ----s something
  19. cut - make a recording of; "cut the songs"; "She cut all of her major titles again"
    --19 is one way to
    record, tape
    Sample sentence:
    They will cut the duet
  20. cut - record a performance on (a medium); "cut a record"
    --20 is one way to
    record, tape
    Sample sentence:
    Somebody ----s something
  21. cut, burn - create by duplicating data; "cut a disk"; "burn a CD"
    --21 is one way to produce, make, create
    Sample sentence:
    Somebody ----s something
  22. cut - form or shape by cutting or incising; "cut paper dolls"
    --22 is one way to
    make, create
    Derived forms: noun cutting6, noun cutting10
    Sample sentences:
    Somebody ----s something
    Something ----s something
  23. cut - perform or carry out; "cut a caper"
    --23 is one way to
    perform, execute, do
    Sample sentence:
    Somebody ----s something
  24. cut - function as a cutting instrument; "This knife cuts well"
    --24 is one way to
    function, work, operate, go, run
    Sample sentence:
    Something ----s
  25. cut - allow incision or separation; "This bread cuts easily"
    --25 is one way to
    be
    Sample sentence:
    Something ----s
  26. cut - divide a deck of cards at random into two parts to make selection difficult; "Wayne cut"; "She cut the deck for a long time"
    --26 is one way to
    shuffle, ruffle, mix
    Derived form: noun cutting7
    Sample sentences:
    Somebody ----s
    Somebody ----s something
  27. switch off, cut, turn off, turn out - cause to stop operating by disengaging a switch; "Turn off the stereo, please"; "cut the engine"; "turn out the lights"
    --27 is one way to throw, flip, switch
    Sample sentence:
    Somebody ----s something
  28. cut - reap or harvest; "cut grain"
    --28 is one way to
    reap, harvest, glean
    Sample sentence:
    They cut rye in the field
  29. cut - fell by sawing; hew; "The Vietnamese cut a lot of timber while they occupied Cambodia"
    --29 is one way to
    fell, drop, strike down, cut down
    Sample sentence:
    Somebody ----s something
  30. cut - penetrate injuriously; "The glass from the shattered windshield cut into her forehead"
    --30 is one way to
    penetrate, perforate
    Sample sentence:
    They cut themselves
  31. ignore, disregard, snub, cut - refuse to acknowledge; "She cut him dead at the meeting"
    --31 is one way to treat, handle, do by
    Sample sentences:
    Somebody ----s something
    Somebody ----s somebody
    Somebody ----s that CLAUSE
  32. cut - shorten as if by severing the edges or ends of; "cut my hair"
    --32 is one way to
    shorten
    Sample sentence:
    Somebody ----s something
  33. cut, prune, rationalize, rationalise - weed out unwanted or unnecessary things; "We had to lose weight, so we cut the sugar from our diet"
    --33 is one way to eliminate, get rid of, do away with
    Sample sentence:
    Somebody ----s something
  34. cut - dissolve by breaking down the fat of; "soap cuts grease"
    --34 is one way to
    dissolve, resolve, break up
    Sample sentence:
    Something ----s something
  35. cut - have a reducing effect; "This cuts into my earnings"
    --35 is one way to
    decrease, lessen, minify
    Sample sentence:
    Something is ----ing PP
  36. cut, cut off - cease, stop; "cut the noise"; "We had to cut short the conversation"
    --36 is one way to interrupt, disrupt, break up, cut off
    Sample sentences:
    Somebody ----s something
    Something ----s something
  37. abridge, foreshorten, abbreviate, shorten, cut, contract, reduce - reduce in scope while retaining essential elements; "The manuscript must be shortened"
    --37 is one way to decrease, lessen, minify
    Sample sentences:
    Somebody ----s something
    Something ----s something
  38. dilute, thin, thin out, reduce, cut - lessen the strength or flavor of a solution or mixture; "cut bourbon"
    --38 is one way to weaken
    Derived form: noun cutting9
    Sample sentences:
    Something ----s
    Somebody ----s something
    Something ----s something
  39. cut - have grow through the gums; "The baby cut a tooth"
    --39 is one way to
    grow, develop, produce, get, acquire
    Sample sentence:
    Somebody ----s something
  40. cut - grow through the gums; "The new tooth is cutting"
    --40 is one way to
    grow
    Sample sentence:
    Something ----s
  41. geld, cut - cut off the testicles (of male animals such as horses); "the vet gelded the young horse"
    --41 is one way to emasculate, castrate, demasculinize, demasculinise
    Sample sentences:
    Somebody ----s something
    Somebody ----s somebody
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