HyperDic: cut

English > 70 senses of the word cut:
VERBcontactcutseparate with or as if with an instrument
changecut, reduce, cut down, cut back, trim, trim down, trim back, bring downcut down on
motioncut, swerve, sheer, curve, trend, veer, slue, slewturn sharply
contactcutmake an incision / incision or separation
socialcutdischarge from a group
creationcutform by probing, penetrating, or digging
creationcut, tailorstyle and tailor in a certain fashion
contactcuthit (a ball) with a spin so that it turns in the opposite direction
communicationcut, write out, issue, make outmake out and issue
changecut, edit, edit outcut and assemble the components of
stativecut, skipintentionally fail to attend
socialcut, hackbe able to manage or manage successfully
perceptioncutgive the appearance or impression of
motioncutmove (one's fist)
motioncutpass directly and often in haste
motioncutpass through or across
motioncutmake an abrupt change of image or sound
motioncutstop filming
creationcutmake a recording of
creationcutrecord a performance on (a medium)
creationcut, burncreate by duplicating data
creationcutform or shape by cutting or incising
creationcutperform or carry out
contactcutfunction as a cutting instrument
contactcutallow incision / incision or separation
contactcutdivide a deck of cards at random into two parts to make selection difficult
contactcut, switch off, turn off, turn outcause to stop operating by disengaging a switch
contactcutreap or harvest
contactcutfell by sawing
contactcutpenetrate injuriously
communicationcut, ignore, disregard, snubrefuse to acknowledge
changecutshorten as if by severing the edges or ends of
changecut, prune, rationalize, rationaliseweed out unwanted or unnecessary things
changecutdissolve by breaking down the fat of
changecuthave a reducing effect
changecut, cut offcease, stop / stop
changecut, abridge, foreshorten, abbreviate, shorten, contract, reducereduce in scope while retaining essential elements
changecut, dilute, thin, thin out, reducelessen the strength or flavor of a solution or mixture
bodycuthave grow through the gums
bodycutgrow through the gums
bodycut, geldcut off the testicles (of male animals such as horses)
ADJECTIVEallcutseparated into parts or laid open or penetrated with a sharp edge or instrument
allcutfashioned or shaped by cutting
allcut, shortenedwith parts removed
allcut, trimmedmade neat and tidy by trimming
allcut, mown(used of grass or vegetation) cut down with a hand implement or machine
allcut(of pages of a book) having the folds of the leaves trimmed or slit
allcut, emasculated, gelded(of a male animal) having the testicles removed
allcut, slashed(used of rates or prices) reduced usually sharply
allcut, thinned, weakenedmixed with water
NOUNpossessioncuta share of the profits / profits
communicationcut(film) an immediate / immediate transition from one shot to the next
artifactcut, gasha trench resembling a furrow that was made by erosion or excavation
statecuta step on some scale
statecut, gash, slash, slicea wound made by cutting
foodcut, cut of meata piece of meat that has been cut from an animal carcass
communicationcut, stingera remark capable of wounding mentally
communicationcut, tracka distinct selection of music from a recording or a compact disc
communicationcut, deletion, excisionthe omission that is made when an editorial change shortens a written passage
cognitioncutthe style in which a garment is cut
artifactcuta canal made by erosion or excavation
actcut, snub, cold shouldera refusal to recognize someone you know
actcut, baseball swing, swingin baseball
actcut, undercut(sports) a stroke that puts reverse spin on the ball
actcut, cuttingthe division of a deck of cards before dealing / dealing
actcut, cuttingthe act of penetrating or opening open with a sharp edge
actcut, cuttingthe act of cutting something into parts
actcut, cutting, cutting offthe act of shortening something by chopping off the ends
actcutthe act of reducing the amount or number
actcutan unexcused absence from class
cut > pronunciation
Soundskah't
Rhymesabbot ... zealot / Zealot: 372 rhymes with aht...
English > cut: 70 senses > adjective 1
Meaningseparated into parts or laid open or penetrated with a sharp edge or instrument.
Examples
  • "the cut surface was mottled"
  • "cut tobacco"
  • "blood from his cut forehead"
  • "bandages on her cut wrists"
Narrowerchopped, shredded, slicedPrepared by cutting
cut upcut into pieces
incisedcut into with a sharp instrument
perforatedHaving a number or series of holes
pierced, perforated, perforate, puncturedHaving a hole cut through
severed, cut offdetached by cutting
split(especially of wood) cut or ripped longitudinally with the grain
Oppositeuncutnot cut
Spanishcortado
Catalantallat
English > cut: 70 senses > adjective 2
Meaningfashioned or shaped by cutting.
Examples
  • "a well-cut suit"
  • "cut diamonds"
  • "cut velvet"
Narrowercut outHaving been cut out
hewn, hand-hewncut or shaped with hard blows of a heavy cutting instrument like an ax or chisel
sheared(used especially of fur or wool) shaped or finished by cutting or trimming to a uniform length
slashedHaving long and narrow ornamental cuts showing an underlying fabric
Oppositeuncut, roughnot shaped by cutting or trimming
Spanishcortado
Catalantallat
English > cut: 70 senses > adjective 3
MeaningWith parts removed.
Example"the drastically cut film"
Synonymshortened
Broaderabridged(used of texts) shortened by condensing or rewriting
Spanishacortado
Catalanescurçat, tallat
English > cut: 70 senses > adjective 4
Meaningmade neat and tidy by trimming.
Synonymtrimmed
Narrowerclippedcut or trimmed by clipping
Oppositeuntrimmed, uncutnot trimmed
Spanishcortado, recortado
English > cut: 70 senses > adjective 5
Meaning(used of grass or vegetation) cut down with a hand implement or machine.
Synonymmown
Categoryvegetation, flora, botanyAll the plant life in a particular region or period
Narrowernew-mownnewly mown
Oppositeunmown, uncut(used of grass or vegetation) not cut down with a hand implement or machine
Spanishcortado, segado
English > cut: 70 senses > adjective 6
Meaning(of pages of a book) having the folds of the leaves trimmed or slit.
Example"the cut pages of the book"
Oppositeuncut(of pages of a book) having adjacent leaves still joined at the fore edge
English > cut: 70 senses > adjective 7
Meaning(of a male animal) having the testicles removed.
Example"a cut horse"
Synonymsemasculated, gelded
Broadercastrated, unsexeddeprived of sexual capacity or sexual attributes
Spanishcapado, castrado, emasculado
English > cut: 70 senses > adjective 8
Meaning(used of rates or prices) reduced usually sharply.
Synonymslashed
Broaderdecreased, reducedmade less in size or amount or degree
Spanishbarato, rebajado
English > cut: 70 senses > adjective 9
Meaningmixed with water.
Example"sold cut whiskey"
Synonymsthinned, weakened
Broaderdiluted, diluteReduced in strength or concentration or quality or purity
Spanishrebajado
English > cut: 70 senses > noun 1, possession
MeaningA share of the profits / profits.
Example"everyone got a cut of the earnings"
Part ofloot, booty, pillage, plunder, prize, swag, dirty moneyGoods or money obtained illegally
Narrowerrake-off, vigorishA percentage (of winnings or loot or profit) taken by an operator or gangster
Broadershare, portion, part, percentageassets belonging to or due to or contributed by an individual person or group
Spanishparte, provecho, tajada
Catalanprofit
English > cut: 70 senses > noun 2, communication
Meaning(film) an immediate / immediate transition from one shot to the next.
Example"the cut from the accident scene to the hospital seemed too abrupt"
Narrowerjump cutAn immediate / immediate transition from one scene to another
BroadertransitionA passage that connects a topic to one that follows
Spanishcorte
Catalantall
English > cut: 70 senses > noun 3, artifact
MeaningA trench resembling a furrow that was made by erosion or excavation.
Synonymgash
BroaderfurrowA long shallow trench in the ground (especially one made by a plow)
Spanishhendedura, raja
Catalantall
English > cut: 70 senses > noun 4, state
MeaningA step on some scale.
Example"he is a cut above the rest"
Broadergradation, steprelative position in a graded series
English > cut: 70 senses > noun 5, state
MeaningA wound made by cutting.
Example"he put a bandage over the cut"
Synonymsgash, slash, slice
Broaderwound, lesionAn injury to living tissue (especially an injury involving a cut or break in the skin)
Spanishcorte, corte profundo, cuchillada, tajada, tajadura
Catalantall
English > cut: 70 senses > noun 6, food
MeaningA piece of meat that has been cut from an animal carcass.
Synonymcut of meat
NarrowerbrisketA cut of meat from the breast or lower chest especially of beef
chinecut of meat or fish / fish including at least part of the backbone
chopA small cut of meat including part of a rib
confitA piece of meat (especially a duck) cooked slowly in its own fat
cut of beefcut of meat from beef cattle
cut of lambcut of meat from a lamb
cut of muttoncut of meat from a mature sheep
cut of porkcut of meat from a hog or pig
cut of vealcut of meat from a calf
entrecotecut of meat taken from between the ribs
forequarterThe front half of a side of meat
hindquarterThe back half of a side of meat
legThe limb of an animal used for food
loinA cut of meat taken from the side and back of an animal between the ribs and the rump
neckA cut of meat from the neck of an animal
rackrib section of a forequarter of veal or pork or especially lamb or mutton
ribcut of meat including one or more ribs
roast, jointA piece of meat roasted or for roasting and of a size for slicing into more than one portion
saddlecut of meat (especially mutton or lamb) consisting of part of the backbone and both loins
shankA cut of meat (beef or veal or mutton or lamb) from the upper part of the leg
shin, shin boneA cut of meat from the lower part of the leg
shoulderA cut of meat including the upper joint of the foreleg
side, side of meatA lengthwise dressed half of an animal's carcass used for food
sirloinThe portion of the loin (especially of beef) just in front of the rump
steakA slice of meat cut from the fleshy part of an animal or large fish
tenderloin, undercutThe tender meat of the loin muscle on each side of the vertebral column
BroadermeatThe flesh of animals (including fishes and birds and snails) used as food
Spanishcorte de carne, corte, trozo de carne
Catalantall de carn
English > cut: 70 senses > noun 7, communication
MeaningA remark capable of wounding mentally.
Example"the unkindest cut of all"
Synonymstinger
Broaderabuse, insult, revilement, contumely, vilificationA rude expression / expression intended to offend or hurt
Spanishpuñalada
English > cut: 70 senses > noun 8, communication
MeaningA distinct selection of music from a recording or a compact disc.
Example"he played the first cut on the cd"
Synonymtrack
Broaderexcerpt, excerption, extract, selectionA passage selected from a larger / larger work
Spanishpista
Catalanpista
English > cut: 70 senses > noun 9, communication
MeaningThe omission that is made when an editorial change shortens a written passage.
Synonymsdeletion, excision
Broaderediting, redactionputting something (as a literary work or a legislative bill) into acceptable form
Spanishcorte, supresión
Catalansupressió, tall
English > cut: 70 senses > noun 10, cognition
MeaningThe style in which a garment is cut.
Example"a dress of traditional cut"
BroaderfashionThe latest and most admired style in clothes and cosmetics and behavior
Spanishcorte
Catalantall
English > cut: 70 senses > noun 11, artifact
MeaningA canal made by erosion or excavation.
Broadercanallong and narrow strip of water made for boats or for irrigation
Spanishcorte
English > cut: 70 senses > noun 12, act
MeaningA refusal to recognize someone you know.
Synonymssnub, cold shoulder
Broaderrebuff, slightA deliberate discourteous act (usually as an expression of anger / anger or disapproval)
Spanishcorte, desaire, desdén
Catalandesaire
English > cut: 70 senses > noun 13, act
MeaningIn baseball; a batter's attempt to hit a pitched ball.
Example"he took a vicious cut at the ball"
Synonymsbaseball swing, swing
Broaderstroke, shot(sports) the act of swinging or striking at a ball with a club or racket or bat or cue or hand
English > cut: 70 senses > noun 14, act
Meaning(sports) a stroke that puts reverse spin on the ball.
Example"cuts do not bother a good tennis player"
Synonymundercut
CategorybadmintonA game / game played on a court with light long-handled rackets used to volley a shuttlecock over a net
squash, squash racquets, squash racketsA game / game played in an enclosed court by two or four players who strike the ball with long-handled rackets
tennis, lawn tennisA game played with rackets by two or four players who hit a ball back and forth over a net that divides the court
Broaderstroke, shot(sports) the act of swinging or striking at a ball with a club or racket or bat or cue or hand
English > cut: 70 senses > noun 15, act
MeaningThe division of a deck of cards before dealing / dealing.
Examples
  • "he insisted that we give him the last cut before every deal"
  • "the cutting of the cards soon became a ritual"
Synonymcutting
Part ofcard game, cardsA game / game played with playing cards
BroaderdivisionThe act or process of dividing
Spanishcorte
Catalantallada, tall
English > cut: 70 senses > noun 16, act
MeaningThe act of penetrating or opening open with a sharp edge.
Example"his cut in the lining revealed the hidden jewels"
Synonymcutting
Narrowerincision, section, surgical incisionThe cutting of or into body tissues or organs (especially by a surgeon as part of an operation)
notch, nick, snickA small cut
slash, gashA strong sweeping cut made with a sharp instrument
BroaderopeningBecoming open or being made open
Spanishcortadura, corte, tajo
Catalantallada, tall
English > cut: 70 senses > noun 17, act
MeaningThe act of cutting something into parts.
Examples
  • "his cuts were skillful"
  • "his cutting of the cake made a terrible mess"
Synonymcutting
Narrowerdissectioncutting so as to separate into pieces
scissionThe act of dividing by cutting or splitting
severance, severingThe act of severing
slicingThe act of cutting into slices
undercutA cut made underneath to remove material
BroaderdivisionThe act or process of dividing
Spanishcortadura, corte, tajo
Catalantallada, tall
English > cut: 70 senses > noun 18, act
MeaningThe act of shortening something by chopping off the ends.
Example"the barber gave him a good cut"
Synonymscutting, cutting off
Narrowerclip, clipping, snipThe act of clipping / clipping or snipping / snipping
haircutThe act of cutting the hair
shearingRemoving by cutting off or clipping
trim, trimming, clippingcutting down to the desired size or shape
BroadershorteningAct of decreasing in length
Spanishcorte, recorte
Catalantallada, tall
English > cut: 70 senses > noun 19, act
MeaningThe act of reducing the amount or number.
Example"the mayor proposed extensive cuts in the city budget"
Narrowerbudget cutThe act of reducing budgeted expenditures
cost cuttingThe act of cutting costs
pay cut, salary cutThe act of reducing a salary
price cutting, price cutcutting the price of merchandise to one lower than the usual or advertised price
spending cutThe act of reducing spending
tax cutThe act of reducing taxation
Broaderdecrease, diminution, reduction, step-downThe act of decreasing or reducing something
Spanishrecorte
Catalanretallada
English > cut: 70 senses > noun 20, act
MeaningAn unexcused absence from class.
Example"he was punished for taking too many cuts in his math class"
Broaderabsencefailure to be present
Spanishnovillo
Catalancampana
English > cut: 70 senses > verb 1, contact
Meaningseparate with or as if with an instrument.
PatternSomebody ----s something; Something ----s something
ModelThey cut the newspapers
Example"Cut the rope"
Entailed byamputate, cut offRemove surgically
butcher, slaughterkill (animals) usually for food consumption
circumcisecut the foreskin off male babies or teenage boys
cleavemake by cutting into
cut outform and create by cutting out
piercemake a hole into
Narrowerbevel, chamfercut a bevel on
bisectcut in half or cut in two
bore, drillmake a hole, especially with a pointed power or hand tool
carve, cut upcut to pieces
carveform by carving
carve, chip atengrave / engrave / engrave or cut by chipping away at a surface
chasecut a groove into
chattercut unevenly with a chattering tool
chip, knap, cut off, break offbreak a small piece off from
chop, hackcut with a hacking tool
chop, chop upcut into pieces
circumcisecut the skin over the clitoris
cradlecut / cut grain with a cradle scythe
crosscut, cut acrosscut using a diagonal line
cube, dicecut into cubes
cut awayRemove by cutting off or away
discerp, sever, lopcut off from a whole
dissectcut open or cut apart
dock, tail, bobRemove or shorten the tail of an animal
fell, drop, strike down, cut downCause to fall by or as if by delivering a blow
furrow, chamfer, chasecut a furrow into a columns
hackcut away
hobcut with a hob
incisemake an incision / incision into by carving or cutting
indentcut or tear along an irregular line so that the parts can later be matched for authentication
jagcut teeth into
juliennecut into long thin strips
manicuretrim carefully and neatly
mortise, morticecut a hole for a tenon in
mow, cut downcut / cut with a blade or mower
nick, chipcut a nick into
nick, snickcut slightly, with a razor
nip, nip off, clip, snip, snip offsever or remove by pinching or snipping / snipping
pare, trimRemove the edges from and cut down to the desired size
pinkcut in a zigzag pattern with pinking shears, in sewing
plane, shavecut or remove with or as if with a plane / plane
rebatecut a rebate in (timber / timber or stone)
ripcut (wood) along the grain
sabre, sabercut or injure with a saber
sawcut with a saw
scissorcut with or as if with scissors
shearcut or cut through with shears
slash, gashcut open
slash, cut downcut with sweeping strokes
slice, slice upcut into slices
slit, slicemake a clean cut / cut through
tapcut a female screw thread with a tap
tomahawkcut with a tomahawk
transectcut across or divide transversely
trenchcut / cut or carve deeply into
trisectcut in three
undercutcut obliquely into (a tree) below the main cut and on the side toward which the tree will fall
whittle, parecut small bits or pare shavings from
Broaderseparate, disunite, divide, partForce, take, or pull apart
See alsocut awayremove by cutting off or away
cut intoturn up, loosen, or remove earth
cut offbreak a small piece off from
cut outstrike or cancel by or as if by rubbing or crossing out
cut outform and create by cutting out
cut upcut to pieces
Spanishcortar, perforar, seccionar
Catalantallar
Nounscuttera cutting implement
cuttersomeone whose work is cutting / cutting (as e.g. cutting cloth for garments)
cuttingthe act of cutting something into parts
English > cut: 70 senses > verb 2, change
Meaningcut down on; make a reduction in.
PatternSomebody ----s something; Something ----s something
ModelThey will cut the duet
Example "The employer wants to cut back health benefits"
Synonymsreduce, cut down, cut back, trim, trim down, trim back, bring down
NarrowerdeflateReduce or cut back the amount or availability of, creating a decline in value or prices
downsizeReduce in size or number
inflateincrease the amount or availability of, creating a rise in value
quenchReduce the degree of (luminescence or phosphorescence) in (excited molecules or a material) by adding a suitable substance
retrenchmake a reduction, as in one's workforce
shave, knock offcut the price of
shortenmake shorter / shorter than originally / originally intended
slashcut drastically
spillReduce the pressure of wind on (a sail)
subtractTake off or away
take away, detracttake away a part from
thinmake thin or thinner
thin outmake sparse
Broaderdecrease, lessen, minifymake smaller
Similar tocutHave a reducing effect
Spanishbajar, cortar, rebajar, recortar, reducir
Catalanreduir, retallar, tallar-se, tallar
English > cut: 70 senses > verb 3, motion
MeaningTurn sharply; change direction abruptly.
PatternSomething ----s; Something is ----ing PP
Example"The car cut to the left at the intersection"
Synonymsswerve, sheer, curve, trend, veer, slue, slew
Narrowerpeel offLeave a formation
yawswerve off course momentarily
Broaderturnchange orientation or direction, also in the abstract sense
Spanishvirar
English > cut: 70 senses > verb 4, contact
Meaningmake an incision / incision or separation.
PatternSomebody ----s PP
Example"cut along the dotted line"
Similar tocutAllow incision / incision or separation
Spanishcortar
Catalantallar
Nounscuttingthe act of cutting something into parts
cuttingthe act of penetrating or opening open with a sharp edge
English > cut: 70 senses > verb 5, social
MeaningDischarge from a group.
PatternSomebody ----s somebody
Example"The coach cut two players from the team"
Broaderfree, dischargeFree from obligations or duties
English > cut: 70 senses > verb 6, creation
Meaningform by probing, penetrating, or digging.
PatternSomebody ----s something; Something ----s something
Examples
  • "cut a hole"
  • "cut trenches"
  • "The sweat cut little rivulets into her face"
NarrowerblastMake with or as if with an explosion
Broadermake, createmake or cause to be or to become
Similar tocutform or shape by cutting or incising
English > cut: 70 senses > verb 7, creation
Meaningstyle and tailor in a certain fashion.
PatternSomebody ----s something
ModelThey cut the cape
Example"cut a dress"
Synonymtailor
CategoryfashionThe latest and most admired style in clothes and cosmetics and behavior
Narrowergorecut / cut into gores
Broaderdesigncreate the design for
Spanishconfeccionar
English > cut: 70 senses > verb 8, contact
Meaninghit (a ball) with a spin so that it turns in the opposite direction.
PatternSomebody ----s something
Example"cut a Ping-Pong ball"
Categorysport, athleticsAn active diversion requiring physical exertion and competition
BroaderhitDeal a blow to, either with the hand or with an instrument
English > cut: 70 senses > verb 9, communication
Meaningmake out and issue.
PatternSomebody ----s something
ModelThe banks cut the check
Example "cut a ticket"
Synonymswrite out, issue, make out
Narrowercheckwrite out a check on a bank account
BroaderwriteCommunicate or express by writing
Spanishcancelar, emitir, expender, extender, redactar
English > cut: 70 senses > verb 10, change
Meaningcut and assemble the components of.
PatternSomebody ----s something
ModelThey will cut the duet
Example "cut recording tape"
Synonymsedit, edit out
Broaderchange, alter, modifyCause to change
Similar toabridge, foreshorten, abbreviate, shorten, cut, contract, reduceReduce in scope while retaining essential elements
Nounscuttingthe activity of selecting the scenes to be shown and putting them together to create a film
English > cut: 70 senses > verb 11, stative
Meaningintentionally fail to attend.
PatternSomebody ----s something
Example"cut class"
Synonymskip
Narrowerbunk off, play hookyPlay truant from work or school
Broadermissfail to attend an event or activity
Spanishfaltar a clases, hacer novillos, saltarse
English > cut: 70 senses > verb 12, social
MeaningBe able to manage or manage successfully.
PatternSomebody ----s something
Example "she could not cut the long days in the office"
Synonymhack
Broadercope, get by, make out, make do, contend, grapple, deal, manageCome to terms with
English > cut: 70 senses > verb 13, perception
MeaningGive the appearance or impression of.
PatternSomebody ----s something
Example"cut a nice figure"
Broaderlook, appear, seemGive a certain impression or have a certain outward aspect
Spanishcortar
English > cut: 70 senses > verb 14, motion
MeaningMove (one's fist).
PatternSomebody ----s PP
Example"his opponent cut upward toward his chin"
Categoryboxing, pugilism, fisticuffsfighting with the fists
BroadermoveMove so as to change position, perform a nontranslational motion
English > cut: 70 senses > verb 15, motion
MeaningPass directly and often in haste.
PatternSomebody ----s PP
Example"We cut through the neighbor's yard to get home sooner"
Broaderpassgo across or through
Similar tocutpass through or across
English > cut: 70 senses > verb 16, motion
Meaningpass through or across.
PatternSomebody ----s something; Somebody ----s somebody
Example"The boat cut the water"
Broadertransit, pass through, move through, pass across, pass overmake a passage or journey from one place to another
Similar tocutPass directly and often in haste
English > cut: 70 senses > verb 17, motion
Meaningmake an abrupt change of image or sound.
PatternSomething is ----ing PP; Somebody ----s PP
Example"cut from one scene to another"
Narrowercut awayMove quickly to another scene or focus when filming
Broaderswitch, shift, changelay aside, abandon, or leave for another
See alsocut tomove to another scene when filming
Similar tocutstop filming
Nounscuttingthe activity of selecting the scenes to be shown and putting them together to create a film
English > cut: 70 senses > verb 18, motion
Meaningstop filming.
PatternSomebody ----s something
Example"cut a movie scene"
BroaderstopCause to stop
Similar tocutmake an abrupt change of image or sound
Spanishcortar
English > cut: 70 senses > verb 19, creation
Meaningmake a recording of.
PatternSomebody ----s something
ModelThey will cut the duet
Examples
  • "cut the songs"
  • "She cut all of her major titles again"
Broaderrecord, tapeRegister electronically
Similar tocutrecord a performance on (a medium)
English > cut: 70 senses > verb 20, creation
Meaningrecord a performance on (a medium).
PatternSomebody ----s something
Example"cut a record"
Broaderrecord, tapeRegister electronically
Similar tocutmake a recording of
cut, burncreate by duplicating data
English > cut: 70 senses > verb 21, creation
Meaningcreate by duplicating data.
PatternSomebody ----s something
Example"cut a disk"
Synonymburn
Broaderproduce, make, createcreate or manufacture a man-made product
Similar tocutrecord a performance on (a medium)
English > cut: 70 senses > verb 22, creation
Meaningform or shape by cutting or incising.
PatternSomebody ----s something; Something ----s something
Example"cut paper dolls"
Broadermake, createmake or cause to be or to become
Similar tocutform by probing, penetrating, or digging
Spanishcortar, hacer, recortar
Catalanfer, retallar, tallar
Nounscuttingthe act of shortening something by chopping off the ends
cuttingremoving parts from hard material to create a desired pattern or shape / shape
English > cut: 70 senses > verb 23, creation
MeaningPerform or carry out.
PatternSomebody ----s something
Example"cut a caper"
Broaderperform, execute, docarry out or perform an action
English > cut: 70 senses > verb 24, contact
MeaningFunction as a cutting instrument.
PatternSomething ----s
Example"This knife cuts well"
Broaderfunction, work, operate, go, runPerform as expected when applied
English > cut: 70 senses > verb 25, contact
MeaningAllow incision / incision or separation.
PatternSomething ----s
Example"This bread cuts easily"
BroaderbeHave the quality of being
Similar tocutmake an incision / incision or separation
Spanishcortarse
English > cut: 70 senses > verb 26, contact
Meaningdivide a deck of cards at random into two parts to make selection difficult.
PatternSomebody ----s; Somebody ----s something
Examples
  • "Wayne cut"
  • "She cut the deck for a long time"
Broadershuffle, ruffle, mixmix so as to make a random order or arrangement
Spanishcortar
Nounscuttingthe division of a deck of cards before dealing / dealing
English > cut: 70 senses > verb 27, contact
MeaningCause to stop operating by disengaging a switch.
PatternSomebody ----s something
Example "cut the engine"
Synonymsswitch off, turn off, turn out
NarrowerkillCause to cease operating
Broaderthrow, flip, switchCause to go on or to be engaged or set in operation
Oppositeswitch on, turn onCause to operate by flipping a switch
Spanishapagar, desconectar
English > cut: 70 senses > verb 28, contact
Meaningreap or harvest.
PatternSomebody ----s something
ModelThey cut rye in the field
Example"cut grain"
Broaderreap, harvest, gleanGather, as of natural products
Spanishcortar, segar
English > cut: 70 senses > verb 29, contact
Meaningfell by sawing; hew.
PatternSomebody ----s something
Example"The Vietnamese cut a lot of timber while they occupied Cambodia"
Broaderfell, drop, strike down, cut downCause to fall by or as if by delivering a blow
English > cut: 70 senses > verb 30, contact
Meaningpenetrate injuriously.
PatternSomething is ----ing PP
ModelThey cut themselves
Example"The glass from the shattered windshield cut into her forehead"
Broaderpenetrate, perforatePass into or through, often by overcoming resistance
Spanishcortar
English > cut: 70 senses > verb 31, communication
Meaningrefuse to acknowledge.
PatternSomebody ----s something; Somebody ----s somebody; Somebody ----s that CLAUSE
Example"She cut him dead at the meeting"
Synonymsignore, disregard, snub
Broadertreat, handle, do byinteract in a certain way
Spanishdesairar, despreciar, ignorar
Catalanmenysprear
English > cut: 70 senses > verb 32, change
Meaningshorten as if by severing the edges or ends of.
PatternSomebody ----s something
Example"cut my hair"
NarrowerFrenchCut (e.g, beans) lengthwise in preparation for cooking
cropcut short
shave, trimcut closely
Broadershortenmake short or shorter
English > cut: 70 senses > verb 33, change
Meaningweed out unwanted or unnecessary things.
PatternSomebody ----s something
Example"We had to lose weight, so we cut the sugar from our diet"
Synonymsprune, rationalize, rationalise
Broaderextinguish, eliminate, get rid of, do away withTerminate, end, or take out
See alsocut backplace restrictions on
cut backcut down on
cut outdelete or remove
Spanishescamondar
Catalanesporgar
English > cut: 70 senses > verb 34, change
Meaningdissolve by breaking down the fat of.
PatternSomething ----s something
Example"soap cuts grease"
Broaderdissolve, resolve, break upCause to go into a solution
Spanishcortar, disolver
English > cut: 70 senses > verb 35, change
MeaningHave a reducing effect.
PatternSomething is ----ing PP
Example"This cuts into my earnings"
Broaderdecrease, lessen, minifymake smaller
Similar toreduce, cut down, cut back, trim, trim down, trim back, cut, bring downcut down on
English > cut: 70 senses > verb 36, change
MeaningCease, stop / stop.
PatternSomebody ----s something; Something ----s something
Examples
  • "cut the noise"
  • "We had to cut short the conversation"
Synonymcut off
Broaderinterrupt, disrupt, break up, cut offmake a break / break in
See alsocut offmake a break / break in
Spanishcortar
Catalantallar
English > cut: 70 senses > verb 37, change
MeaningReduce in scope while retaining essential elements.
PatternSomebody ----s something; Something ----s something
Synonymsabridge, foreshorten, abbreviate, shorten, contract, reduce
Narrowerbowdlerize, bowdlerise, expurgate, castrate, shortenedit by omitting or modifying parts considered indelicate
digest, condense, concentratemake more concise
Broaderdecrease, lessen, minifymake smaller
Oppositeelaborate, lucubrate, expatiate, exposit, enlarge, flesh out, expand, expound, dilateadd details, as to an account or idea
Similar toedit, cut, edit outcut and assemble the components of
Spanishabreviar, acortar, compendiar, condensar, contraer, encoger, reducir, resumir, simplificar
Catalanabreujar, contraure, contreure, encongir, escurçar
English > cut: 70 senses > verb 38, change
Meaninglessen the strength or flavor of a solution or mixture.
PatternSomething ----s; Somebody ----s something; Something ----s something
Example"cut bourbon"
Synonymsdilute, thin, thin out, reduce
Narrowerwater downmake less strong or intense
Broaderweakenlessen the strength of
Spanishaclarar, cortar, desleír, diluir, reducir
Catalandiluir
Nounscuttingthe act of diluting something
English > cut: 70 senses > verb 39, body
MeaningHave grow through the gums.
PatternSomebody ----s something
Example"The baby cut a tooth"
Broadergrow, develop, produce, get, acquireCome to have or undergo a change of (physical features and attributes)
Similar tocutGrow through the gums
English > cut: 70 senses > verb 40, body
MeaningGrow through the gums.
PatternSomething ----s
Example"The new tooth is cutting"
Broadergrowincrease in size by natural process
Similar tocutHave grow through the gums
English > cut: 70 senses > verb 41, body
Meaningcut off the testicles (of male animals such as horses).
PatternSomebody ----s something; Somebody ----s somebody
Synonymgeld
Broaderemasculate, castrate, demasculinize, demasculiniseRemove the testicles of a male animal
Spanishcapar
Catalancapar

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