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cut down

Adjective cut down has 1 sense
  1. cut, cut down, down - cut down; "the tree is down"
    Antonym: unfelled (indirect, via felled)
Verb cut down has 6 senses
  1. 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"
    --1 is one way to decrease, lessen, minify
    Sample sentences:
    Somebody ----s something
    Something ----s something
  2. slash, cut down - cut with sweeping strokes; as with an ax or machete
    --2 is one way to cut
    Sample sentence:
    They cut down the trees
  3. down, knock down, cut down, push down, pull down - cause to come or go down; "The policeman downed the heavily armed suspect"; "The mugger knocked down the old lady after she refused to hand over her wallet"
    --3 is one way to strike
    Sample sentence:
    The fighter managed to cut down his opponent
  4. cut down, cut out - intercept (a player)
    --4 is one way to check, turn back, arrest, stop, contain, hold back
    Sample sentence:
    Somebody ----s somebody
  5. mow, cut down - cut with a blade or mower; "mow the grass"
    --5 is one way to cut
    Sample sentence:
    They cut down rye in the field
  6. fell, drop, strike down, cut down - cause to fall by or as if by delivering a blow; "strike down a tree"; "Lightning struck down the hikers"
    --6 is one way to cut
    Sample sentence:
    They cut down the trees
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