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cut off

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Adjective cut off has 1 sense
  1. severed, cut off - detached by cutting; "cut flowers"; "a severed head"; "an old tale of Anne Bolyn walking the castle walls with her poor cut-off head under her arm"
    Antonym: uncut (indirect, via cut)
Noun cut off has 3 senses
  1. cutoff - a designated limit beyond which something cannot function or must be terminated
    --1 is a kind of limit, limitation
  2. shortcut, cutoff, crosscut - a route shorter than the usual one
    --2 is a kind of road, route
  3. cutoff - a device that terminates the flow in a pipe
    --3 is a kind of device
Verb cut off has 6 senses
  1. interrupt, disrupt, break up, cut off - make a break in; "We interrupt the program for the following messages"
    --1 is one way to break, break off, discontinue, stop
    Sample sentences:
    Somebody ----s
    Somebody ----s something
    Somebody ----s somebody
    Something ----s somebody
    Something ----s something
  2. cut, cut off - cease, stop; "cut the noise"; "We had to cut short the conversation"
    --2 is one way to interrupt, disrupt, break up, cut off
    Sample sentences:
    Somebody ----s something
    Something ----s something
  3. cut off, chop off, lop off - remove by or as if by cutting; "cut off the ear"; "lop off the dead branch"
    --3 is one way to detach, come off, come away
    Sample sentences:
    Somebody ----s something
    Somebody ----s something PP
  4. cut off, cut out - cut off and stop; "The bicyclist was cut out by the van"
    --4 is one way to intercept, stop
    Sample sentences:
    Somebody ----s something
    Somebody ----s somebody
    Something ----s somebody
    Something ----s something
  5. chip, knap, cut off, break off - break a small piece off from; "chip the glass"; "chip a tooth"
    --5 is one way to cut
    Sample sentences:
    Somebody ----s something
    Something ----s something
  6. amputate, cut off - remove surgically; "amputate limbs"
    --6 is one way to remove, take, take away, withdraw
    Sample sentence:
    Did he cut off his foot?
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