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Cut Definition

(noun)

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the omission that is made when an editorial change shortens a written passage

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(verb)

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weed out unwanted or unnecessary things


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We had to lose weight, so we cut the sugar from our diet

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(verb)

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cut down on; make a reduction in


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The employer wants to cut back health benefits

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(noun)

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the act of penetrating or opening open with a sharp edge


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his cut in the lining revealed the hidden jewels

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(adjective)

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made neat and tidy by trimming

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(noun)

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in baseball; a batter's attempt to hit a pitched ball


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he took a vicious cut at the ball

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(adjective)

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(used of rates or prices) reduced usually sharply

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(verb)

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lessen the strength or flavor of a solution or mixture


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cut bourbon

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(verb)

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cut and assemble the components of


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cut recording tape

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(adjective)

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(used of grass or vegetation) cut down with a hand implement or machine

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(verb)

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reduce in scope while retaining essential elements

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(noun)

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the act of cutting something into parts


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his cuts were skillful

his cutting of the cake made a terrible mess

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(verb)

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refuse to acknowledge


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She cut him dead at the meeting

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(verb)

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turn sharply; change direction abruptly


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The car cut to the left at the intersection

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(verb)

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be able to manage or manage successfully


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she could not cut the long days in the office

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(adjective)

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mixed with water


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sold cut whiskey

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(noun)

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a refusal to recognize someone you know

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(noun)

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the act of shortening something by chopping off the ends


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the barber gave him a good cut

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(noun)

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(sports) a stroke that puts reverse spin on the ball


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cuts do not bother a good tennis player

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(verb)

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style and tailor in a certain fashion


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cut a dress

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(adjective)

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with parts removed


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the drastically cut film

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(noun)

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a wound made by cutting


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he put a bandage over the cut

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(verb)

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fell by sawing; hew


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The Vietnamese cut a lot of timber while they occupied Cambodia

(verb)

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create by duplicating data


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cut a disk

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(verb)

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cease, stop


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cut the noise

We had to cut short the conversation

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(verb)

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cut off the testicles (of male animals such as horses)

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(noun)

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a piece of meat that has been cut from an animal carcass

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(verb)

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make out and issue


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cut a ticket

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(noun)

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a trench resembling a furrow that was made by erosion or excavation

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(noun)

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a remark capable of wounding mentally


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the unkindest cut of all

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(verb)

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intentionally fail to attend


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cut class

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(noun)

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a distinct selection of music from a recording or a compact disc


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he played the first cut on the cd

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(noun)

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the division of a deck of cards before dealing


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he insisted that we give him the last cut before every deal

the cutting of the cards soon became a ritual

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(adjective)

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(of a male animal) having the testicles removed


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a cut horse

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(verb)

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cause to stop operating by disengaging a switch


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cut the engine

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(noun)

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a canal made by erosion or excavation

(verb)

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allow incision or separation


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This bread cuts easily

(noun)

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an unexcused absence from class


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he was punished for taking too many cuts in his math class

(noun)

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a share of the profits


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everyone got a cut of the earnings

(noun)

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a step on some scale


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he is a cut above the rest

(verb)

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discharge from a group


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The coach cut two players from the team

(verb)

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dissolve by breaking down the fat of


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soap cuts grease

(verb)

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divide a deck of cards at random into two parts to make selection difficult


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Wayne cut

She cut the deck for a long time

(adjective)

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fashioned or shaped by cutting


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a well-cut suit

cut diamonds

cut velvet

(noun)

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(film) an immediate transition from one shot to the next


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the cut from the accident scene to the hospital seemed too abrupt

(verb)

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form by probing, penetrating, or digging


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cut a hole

cut trenches

The sweat cut little rivulets into her face

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form or shape by cutting or incising


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cut paper dolls

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function as a cutting instrument


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This knife cuts well

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give the appearance or impression of


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cut a nice figure

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grow through the gums


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The new tooth is cutting

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have a reducing effect


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This cuts into my earnings

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have grow through the gums


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The baby cut a tooth

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hit (a ball) with a spin so that it turns in the opposite direction


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cut a Ping-Pong ball

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make an abrupt change of image or sound


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cut from one scene to another

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make an incision or separation


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cut along the dotted line

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make a recording of


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cut the songs

She cut all of her major titles again

(verb)

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move (one's fist)


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his opponent cut upward toward his chin

(verb)

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pass directly and often in haste


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We cut through the neighbor's yard to get home sooner

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pass through or across


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The boat cut the water

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penetrate injuriously


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The glass from the shattered windshield cut into her forehead

(verb)

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perform or carry out


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cut a caper

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reap or harvest


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cut grain

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record a performance on (a medium)


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cut a record

(adjective)

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separated into parts or laid open or penetrated with a sharp edge or instrument


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the cut surface was mottled

cut tobacco

blood from his cut forehead

bandages on her cut wrists

(verb)

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separate with or as if with an instrument

(verb)

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shorten as if by severing the edges or ends of


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cut my hair

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stop filming


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cut a movie scene

(noun)

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the act of reducing the amount or number


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the mayor proposed extensive cuts in the city budget

(noun)

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the style in which a garment is cut


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a dress of traditional cut

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(of pages of a book) having the folds of the leaves trimmed or slit


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the cut pages of the book