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1) cut: the act of reducing the amount or number; “the mayor proposed extensive cuts in the city budget”

2) cut, gash, slash, slice: a wound made by cutting; “he put a bandage over the cut”

Image of cut finger
Image of cut finger

3) cut, cut of meat: a piece of meat that has been cut from an animal carcass

4) cut, track: a distinct selection of music from a recording or a compact disc; “he played the first cut on the cd”; “the title track of the album”

5) cut, cutting: the act of penetrating or opening open with a sharp edge; “his cut in the lining revealed the hidden jewels”

6) cut: a share of the profits; “everyone got a cut of the earnings”

7) cut: a step on some scale; “he is a cut above the rest

8) cut, gash: a trench resembling a furrow that was made by erosion or excavation

9) cut: (film) an immediate transition from one shot to the next; “the cut from the accident scene to the hospital seemed too abrupt”

10) cut, cutting: the act of cutting something into parts; “his cuts were skillful”; “his cutting of the cake made a terrible mess”

11) deletion, excision, cut: the omission that is made when an editorial change shortens a written passage; “an editor’s deletions frequently upset young authors”; “both parties agreed on the excision of the proposed clause”

12) cut: the style in which a garment is cut; “a dress of traditional cut”

13) cut, cutting, cutting off: the act of shortening something by choping off the ends; “the barber gave him a good cut”

14) baseball swing, swing, cut: in baseball; a batter’s attempt to hit a pitched ball; “he took a vicious cut at the ball

15) stinger, cut: a remark capable of wounding mentally; “the unkindest cut of all

16) cut: a canal made by erosion or excavation

17) snub, cut, cold shoulder: a refusal to recognize someone you know; “the snub was clearly intentional”

18) cut, undercut: (sports) a stroke that puts reverse spin on the ball; “cuts do not bother a good tennis player”

19) cut, cutting: the division of a deck of cards before dealing; “he insisted that we give him the last cut before every deal”; “the cutting of the cards soon became a ritual”

20) cut: an unexcused absence from class; “he was punished for taking too many cuts in his math class


1) cut: separate with or as if with an instrument; “Cut the rope

2) reduce, cut down, cut back, trim, trim down, trim back, cut, bring down: cut down on; make a reduction in; “reduce your daily fat intake”; “The employer wants to cut back health benefits”

3) swerve, sheer, curve, trend, veer, slue, slew, cut: turn sharply; change direction abruptly; “The car cut to the left at the intersection”; “The motorbike veered to the right

4) cut: make an incision or separation; “cut along the dotted line

5) cut: discharge from a group; “The coach cut two players from the team”

6) cut: form by probing, penetrating, or digging; “cut a hole”; “cut trenches”; “The sweat cut little rivulets into her face

7) cut, tailor: style and tailor in a certain fashion; “cut a dress

8) cut: hit (a ball) with a spin so that it turns in the opposite direction; “cut a Ping-Pong ball

9) write out, issue, make out, cut: make out and issue; “write out a check”; “cut a ticket”; “Please make the check out to me”

10) edit, cut, edit out: cut and assemble the components of; “edit film”; “cut recording tape”

11) cut, skip: intentionally fail to attend; “cut class

12) hack, cut: be able to manage or manage successfully; “I can’t hack it anymore”; “she could not cut the long days in the office

13) cut: give the appearance or impression of; “cut a nice figure

14) cut: move (one’s fist); “his opponent cut upward toward his chin”

15) cut: pass directly and often in haste; “We cut through the neighbor’s yard to get home sooner”

16) cut: pass through or across; “The boat cut the water

17) cut: make an abrupt change of image or sound; “cut from one scene to another

18) cut: stop filming; “cut a movie scene

19) cut: make a recording of; “cut the songs”; “She cut all of her major titles again

20) cut: record a performance on (a medium); “cut a record

21) cut, burn: create by duplicating data; “cut a disk”; “burn a CD”

22) cut: form or shape by cutting or incising; “cut paper dolls”

23) cut: perform or carry out; “cut a caper”

24) cut: function as a cutting instrument; “This knife cuts well

25) cut: allow incision or separation; “This bread cuts easily”

26) cut: divide a deck of cards at random into two parts to make selection difficult; “Wayne cut”; “She cut the deck for a long time

27) switch off, cut, turn off, turn out: cause to stop operating by disengaging a switch; “Turn off the stereo, please”; “cut the engine”; “turn out the lights”

28) cut: reap or harvest; “cut grain

29) cut: fell by sawing; hew; “The Vietnamese cut a lot of timber while they occupied Cambodia”

30) cut: penetrate injuriously; “The glass from the shattered windshield cut into her forehead”

31) ignore, disregard, snub, cut: refuse to acknowledge; “She cut him dead at the meeting”

32) cut: shorten as if by severing the edges or ends of; “cut my hair

33) cut, prune, rationalize, rationalise: weed out unwanted or unnecessary things; “We had to lose weight, so we cut the sugar from our diet”

34) cut: dissolve by breaking down the fat of; “soap cuts grease

35) cut: have a reducing effect; “This cuts into my earnings”

36) cut, cut off: cease, stop; “cut the noise”; “We had to cut short the conversation

37) abridge, foreshorten, abbreviate, shorten, cut, contract, reduce: reduce in scope while retaining essential elements; “The manuscript must be shortened”

38) dilute, thin, thin out, reduce, cut: lessen the strength or flavor of a solution or mixture; “cut bourbon”

39) cut: have grow through the gums; “The baby cut a tooth

40) cut: grow through the gums; “The new tooth is cutting”

41) geld, cut: cut off the testicles (of male animals such as horses); “the vet gelded the young horse


1) cut: separated into parts or laid open or penetrated with a sharp edge or instrument; “the cut surface was mottled”; “cut tobacco”; “blood from his cut forehead”; “bandages on her cut wrists”

2) cut: fashioned or shaped by cutting; “a well-cut suit”; “cut diamonds”; “cut velvet”

3) cut, shortened: with parts removed; “the drastically cut film

4) trimmed, cut: made neat and tidy by trimming; “his neatly trimmed hair

5) mown, cut: (used of grass or vegetation) cut down with a hand implement or machine; “the smell of newly mown hay

6) cut: (of pages of a book) having the folds of the leaves trimmed or slit; “the cut pages of the book

7) cut, emasculated, gelded: (of a male animal) having the testicles removed; “a cut horse

8) cut, gashed, slashed: wounded by cutting deeply; “got a gashed arm in a knife fight”; “had a slashed cheek from the broken glass

9) cut, slashed: (used of rates or prices) reduced usually sharply; “the slashed prices attracted buyers”

10) cut, thinned, weakened: mixed with water; “sold cut whiskey”; “a cup of thinned soup

noun cut has 20 sense(s) (first 15 from tagged texts)

cut (Wikipedia)

Cut may refer to:

  • The act of cutting, the separation of an object into two through acutely directed force
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