HyperDic: cut_off

English > 7 senses of the expression cut off:
VERBcommunicationcut off, interrupt, disrupt, break upmake a break / break in
changecut off, cutcease, stop / stop
contactcut off, chop off, lop offremove by or as if by cutting
contactcut off, cut outcut off and stop
contactcut off, chip, knap, break offbreak a small piece off from
contactcut off, amputateremove surgically
ADJECTIVEallcut off, severeddetached by cutting
English > cut off: 7 senses > adjective 1
Meaningdetached by cutting.
Broadercutseparated into parts or laid open or penetrated with a sharp edge or instrument
English > cut off: 7 senses > verb 1, communication
Meaningmake a break / break in.
PatternSomebody ----s; Somebody ----s something; Somebody ----s somebody; Something ----s somebody; Something ----s something
Synonymsinterrupt, disrupt, break up
Narrowerbreakinterrupt the flow of current in
burst in on, burst uponspring suddenly
chime in, cut in, put in, butt in, chisel in, barge in, break inbreak into a conversation
cut, cut offCease, stop / stop
hecklechallenge aggressively
interject, come in, interpose, put in, throw in, injectTo insert / insert between other elements
jam, blockinterfere with or prevent the reception of signals
pause, intermit, breakCease an action temporarily
punctuateinterrupt periodically
put away, put asideturn away from and put aside, perhaps temporarily
stop, stop overinterrupt a trip
take off, take time offTake time off from work
Broaderbreak, break off, discontinue, stopprevent completion
See alsocutcease, stop / stop
Spanishcortar, interrumpir, parar, romper, suspender
Catalanaturar, interrompre
English > cut off: 7 senses > verb 2, change
MeaningCease, stop / stop.
PatternSomebody ----s something; Something ----s something
Broaderinterrupt, disrupt, break up, cut offmake a break / break in
English > cut off: 7 senses > verb 3, contact
MeaningRemove by or as if by cutting.
PatternSomebody ----s something; Somebody ----s something PP
Example"cut off the ear"
Synonymschop off, lop off
Entailed bytruncate, cut shortmake shorter / shorter as if by cutting off
NarrowerabsciseRemove or separate by abscission
roachcut the mane off (a horse)
Broaderdetach, come off, come awayCome to be detached
Catalanpartir, trencar
English > cut off: 7 senses > verb 4, contact
Meaningcut off and stop.
PatternSomebody ----s something; Somebody ----s somebody; Something ----s somebody; Something ----s something
Synonymcut out
Broaderintercept, stopseize / seize on its way
Spanishcortar, detener
English > cut off: 7 senses > verb 5, contact
Meaningbreak a small piece off from.
PatternSomebody ----s something; Something ----s something
Synonymschip, knap, break off
Broadercutseparate with or as if with an instrument
See alsocutseparate with or as if with an instrument
Catalanasclar, estellar
English > cut off: 7 senses > verb 6, contact
MeaningRemove surgically.
PatternSomebody ----s something
ModelDid he cut off his foot?
Categorymedicine, practice of medicineThe learned profession that is mastered by graduate training in a medical school and that is devoted to preventing or alleviating or curing diseases and injuries
Entailscutseparate with or as if with an instrument
Narrowerslough offSeparate from surrounding living tissue, as in an abortion
Broaderremove, take, take away, withdrawRemove something concrete, as by lifting, pushing, or taking off, or remove something abstract

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