Definitions of cut:
  • noun:   an unexcused absence from class
    Example: "He was punished for taking too many cuts in his math class"
  • noun:   the act of reducing the amount or number
    Example: "The mayor proposed extensive cuts in the city budget"
  • noun:   the act of shortening something by cutting off the ends
    Example: "The barber gave him a good cut"
  • noun:   the act of cutting something into parts
    Example: "His cuts were skillful"
  • noun:   the act of penetrating or opening open with a sharp edge
    Example: "His cut in the lining revealed the hidden jewels"
  • noun:   the division of a deck of cards before dealing
    Example: "He insisted that we give him the last cut before every deal"
  • noun:   (sports) a stroke that puts reverse spin on the ball
    Example: "Cuts do not bother a good tennis player"
  • noun:   a trench resembling a furrow that was made by erosion or excavation
  • noun:   a canal made by erosion or excavation
  • noun:   the style in which a garment is cut
    Example: "A dress of traditional cut"
  • noun:   a distinct selection of music from a recording or a compact disc
    Example: "He played the first cut on the cd"
  • noun:   (film) an immediate transition from one shot to the next
    Example: "The cut from the accident scene to the hospital seemed too abrupt"
  • noun:   a piece of meat that has been cut from an animal carcass
  • noun:   a share of the profits
    Example: "Everyone got a cut of the earnings"
  • noun:   a wound made by cutting
    Example: "He put a bandage over the cut"
  • noun:   a step on some scale
    Example: "He is a cut above the the rest"
  • noun:   a refusal to recognize someone you know
  • noun:   a remark capable of wounding mentally
    Example: "The unkindest cut of all"
  • noun:   in baseball; a batter's attempt to hit a pitched ball
    Example: "He took a vicious cut at the ball"
  • noun:   the omission that is made when an editorial change shortens a written passage
  • verb:   move (one's fist)
    Example: "His opponent cut upward toward his chin"
  • verb:   give the appearance or impression of
    Example: "Cut a nice figure"
  • verb:   discharge from a group
    Example: "The coach cut two players from the team"
  • verb:   intentionally fail to attend
    Example: "Cut class"
  • verb:   cease, stop
    Example: "Cut the noise"
  • verb:   have a reducing effect
    Example: "This cuts into my earnings"
  • verb:   dissolve by breaking down the fat of
    Example: "Soap cuts grease"
  • verb:   weed out unwanted or unnecessary things
    Example: "We had to lose weight, so we cut the sugar from our diet"
  • verb:   shorten as if by severing the edges or ends of
    Example: "Cut my hair"
  • verb:   grow through the gums
    Example: "The new tooth is cutting"
  • verb:   have grow through the gums
    Example: "The baby cut a tooth"
  • verb:   penetrate injuriously
    Example: "The glass from the shattered windshield cut into her forehead"
  • verb:   fell by sawing; hew
    Example: "The Vietnamese cut a lot of timber while they occupied Cambodia"
  • verb:   reap or harvest
    Example: "Cut grain"
  • verb:   hit (a ball) with a spin so that it turns in the opposite direction
    Example: "Cut a pingpong ball"
  • verb:   separate with or as if with an instrument
    Example: "Cut the rope"
  • verb:   divide a deck of cards at random into two parts to make selection difficult
    Example: "Wayne cut"
  • verb:   make an incision or separation
    Example: "Cut along the dotted line"
  • verb:   allow incision or separation
    Example: "This bread cuts easily"
  • verb:   function as a cutting instrument
    Example: "This knife cuts well"
  • verb:   style and tailor in a certain fashion
    Example: "Cut a dress"
  • verb:   perform or carry out
    Example: "Cut a caper"
  • verb:   form or shape by cutting or incising
    Example: "Cut paper dolls"
  • verb:   form by probing, penetrating, or digging
    Example: "Cut a hole"
  • verb:   create by duplicating data
    Example: "Cut a disk"
  • verb:   record a performance on (a medium)
    Example: "Cut a record"
  • verb:   make a recording of
    Example: "Cut the songs"
  • verb:   stop filming
    Example: "Cut a movie scene"
  • verb:   make an abrupt change of image or sound
    Example: "Cut from one scene to another"
  • verb:   pass through or across
    Example: "The boat cut the water"
  • verb:   pass directly and often in haste
    Example: "We cut through the neighbor's yard to get home sooner"
  • verb:   informal: be able to manage or manage successfully
    Example: "She could not cut the long days in the office"
  • verb:   cut off the testicles (of male animals such as horses)
  • verb:   cause to stop operating by disengaging a switch
    Example: "Cut the engine"
  • verb:   cut and assemble the components of
    Example: "Cut recording tape"
  • verb:   refuse to acknowledge
    Example: "She cut him dead at the meeting"
  • verb:   make out and issue
    Example: "Cut a ticket"
  • verb:   lessen the strength or flavor of a solution or mixture
    Example: "Cut bourbon"
  • verb:   reduce in scope while retaining essential elements
  • verb:   cut down on; make a reduction in
    Example: "The employer wants to cut back health benefits"
  • verb:   turn sharply; change direction abruptly
    Example: "The car cut to the left at the intersection"
  • adjective:   wounded by cutting deeply
  • adjective:   having a long rip or tear
  • adjective:   (of a male animal) having the testicles removed
    Example: "A cut horse"
  • adjective:   with parts removed
    Example: "The drastically cut film"
  • adjective:   separated into parts or laid open or penetrated with a sharp edge or instrument
    Example: "The cut surface was mottled"
  • adjective:   (of pages of a book) having the folds of the leaves trimmed or slit
    Example: "The cut pages of the book"
  • adjective:   fashioned or shaped by cutting
    Example: "A well-cut suit"
  • adjective:   mixed with water
    Example: "Sold cut whiskey"
  • adjective:   (used of rates or prices) reduced usually sharply
  • adjective:   cut down
  • adjective:   (used of grass or vegetation) cut down with a hand implement or machine
  • adjective:   made neat and tidy by trimming

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