WordNet-Online
Free dictionary and thesaurus of English. Definitions, synonyms, antonyms and more...
Hint: double-click any word to get it searched!

Google
 

cutting

 
Adjective cutting has 4 senses
  1. cutting, edged, stinging - (of speech) harsh or hurtful in tone or character; "cutting remarks"; "edged satire"; "a stinging comment"
    Antonym: kind (indirect, via unkind)
  2. bleak, cutting, raw - unpleasantly cold and damp; "bleak winds of the North Atlantic"
    Antonym: hot (indirect, via cold)
  3. cutting, keen, knifelike, piercing, stabbing, lancinate, lancinating - as physically painful as if caused by a sharp instrument; "a cutting wind"; "keen winds"; "knifelike cold"; "piercing knifelike pains"; "piercing cold"; "piercing criticism"; "a stabbing pain"; "lancinating pain"
    Antonym: dull (indirect, via sharp)
  4. cutting - suitable for cutting or severing; "a cutting tool"; "the cutting edge"
    Antonym:
    dull (indirect, via sharp)
Noun cutting has 10 senses
  1. film editing, cutting - the activity of selecting the scenes to be shown and putting them together to create a film
    --1 is a kind of creating by removal
    Derived forms: verb cut17, verb cut10
  2. cutting, slip - a part (sometimes a root or leaf or bud) removed from a plant to propagate a new plant through rooting or grafting
    --2 is a kind of stalk, stem
    --2 has particulars: quickset
  3. cut, cutting - the act of cutting something into parts; "his cuts were skillful"; "his cutting of the cake made a terrible mess"
    --3 is a kind of division
    --3 has particulars:
     severance, severing; dissection; scission; slicing; undercut
    Derived forms: verb cut4, verb cut1
  4. cutting - a piece cut off from the main part of something
    --4 is a kind of
    part, piece
    --4 has particulars: pruning
  5. clipping, newspaper clipping, press clipping, cutting, press cutting - an excerpt cut from a newspaper or magazine; "he searched through piles of letters and clippings"
    --5 is a kind of excerpt, extract, selection
  6. carving, cutting - cutting away parts to create a desired shape
    --6 is a kind of creating by removal
    --6 has particulars: truncation
    Derived form: verb cut22
  7. 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"
    --7 is a kind of division
    --7 is a part of card game, cards
    Derived form: verb cut26
  8. cut, cutting - the act of penetrating or opening open with a sharp edge; "his cut in the lining revealed the hidden jewels"
    --8 is a kind of opening
    --8 has particulars:
     notch, nick, snick; slash, gash; incision, section, surgical incision
    Derived form: verb cut4
  9. cutting, thinning - the act of diluting something; "the cutting of whiskey with water"; "the thinning of paint with turpentine"
    --9 is a kind of dilution
    Derived form: verb cut38
  10. cut, cutting, cutting off - the act of shortening something by cutting off the ends; "the barber gave him a good cut"
    --10 is a kind of shortening
    --10 has particulars:
     clip, clipping, snip; haircut; trim, trimming, clipping; shearing
    Derived form: verb cut22
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
WordNet-Online
Home | Free dictionary software | Copyright notice | Contact us | Network & desktop search | Search My Network | LAN Find | Reminder software | Software downloads | WordNet dictionary | Automotive thesaurus