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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