HyperDic: cut_up

English > 5 senses of the expression cut up:
VERBcontactcut up, carvecut to pieces
changecut up, mutilate, mangledestroy or injure severely
changecut up, compartmentalize, compartmentaliseseparate into isolated compartments or categories / categories
changecut up, hacksignificantly cut up a manuscript
ADJECTIVEallcut upcut into pieces
English > cut up: 5 senses > adjective 1
Meaningcut into pieces.
Broadercutseparated into parts or laid open or penetrated with a sharp edge or instrument
English > cut up: 5 senses > verb 1, contact
Meaningcut to pieces.
PatternSomebody ----s something; Something ----s something
ModelThey cut up the cape
Narrowerfillet, filetcut into filets / filets
shavemake shavings of or reduce to shavings
Broadercutseparate with or as if with an instrument
See alsocutseparate with or as if with an instrument
Spanishcortar, trinchar
English > cut up: 5 senses > verb 2, change
MeaningDestroy or injure severely.
PatternSomebody ----s something; Something ----s something
Synonymsmutilate, mangle
Broaderdamageinflict damage / damage upon
Spanishdesfigurar, desgarrar, destrozar, mutilar
Catalancapolar, destrossar, esquinçar, estripar, mutilar
English > cut up: 5 senses > verb 3, change
Meaningseparate into isolated compartments or categories / categories.
PatternSomebody ----s something
Synonymscompartmentalize, compartmentalise
Broaderseparate, disunite, divide, partForce, take, or pull apart
English > cut up: 5 senses > verb 4, change
Meaningsignificantly cut up a manuscript.
PatternSomebody ----s something
ModelThey won't cut up the story
Broaderedit, redactPrepare for publication or presentation by correcting, revising, or adapting
Spanishdar el hacha, tajar

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