- cut as a noun:
- 20 as a verb:
- 41 as an adjective:
A share of the profits.
Roget 558: engraving, chalcography†; line engraving, mezzotint engraving, stipple engraving, chalk engraving; dry point, bur; etching, aquatinta†; chiseling; plate engraving, copperplate engraving, steel engraving, ... show more
Polish: dola, działka
film An immediate transition from one shot to the next.
A trench resembling a furrow that was made by erosion or excavation.
A step on some scale.
A wound made by cutting:
— He put a bandage over the cut.
Dutch: jaap, snede, snee, snijwond
Polish: rana cięta
A piece of meat that has been cut from an animal carcass.
synonym: cut of meat.
A remark capable of wounding mentally:
— The unkindest cut of all.
A distinct selection of music from a recording or a compact disc:
— He played the first cut on the cd.
The omission that is made when an editorial change shortens a written passage.
The style in which a garment is cut.
Dutch: coupe, pasvorm, snit
Polish: fason, krój
A canal made by erosion or excavation.
In baseball; a batter's attempt to hit a pitched ball:
— He took a vicious cut at the ball.
sports A stroke that puts reverse spin on the ball:
— Cuts do not bother a good tennis player.
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.
The act of penetrating or opening open with a sharp edge:
— His cut in the lining revealed the hidden jewels.
The act of cutting something into parts:
— His cuts were skillful.
— His cutting of the cake made a terrible mess.
The act of shortening something by chopping off the ends:
— The barber gave him a good cut.
The act of reducing the amount or number.
Dutch: besnoeiing, bestedingsbeperking, bezuiniging, consumptiebeperking, inkrimping
An unexcused absence from class.
Separate with or as if with an instrument.
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Cut down on; make a reduction in:
— The employer wants to cut back health benefits.
Dutch: vermindering, korting, besnoeien, minderen, reduceren, terugbrengen, verkleinen, verminderen
Turn sharply; change direction abruptly:
— The car cut to the left at the intersection.
Dutch: afzwenken, evolueren, regelen, uitzwenken, zwaaien, zwenken, zwerven
Make an incision or separation.
Discharge from a group.
Form by probing, penetrating, or digging.
Style and tailor in a certain fashion:
— Cut a dress.
Hit (a ball) with a spin so that it turns in the opposite direction.
Intentionally fail to attend:
— Cut class.
Be able to manage or manage successfully:
— She could not cut the long days in the office.
Give the appearance or impression of.
Move (one's fist).
Pass directly and often in haste.
Pass through or across.
Make an abrupt change of image or sound.
Make a recording of.
Record a performance on (a medium).
Create by duplicating data:
— Cut a disk.
Form or shape by cutting or incising.
Perform or carry out.
Function as a cutting instrument.
Allow incision or separation.
Divide a deck of cards at random into two parts to make selection difficult.
Cause to stop operating by disengaging a switch:
— Cut the engine.
Dutch: uitdoen, uitzetten
Reap or harvest.
Fell by sawing; hew.
Refuse to acknowledge:
— She cut him dead at the meeting.
Shorten as if by severing the edges or ends of.
Weed out unwanted or unnecessary things:
— We had to lose weight, so we cut the sugar from our diet.
Dissolve by breaking down the fat of.
Have a reducing effect.
— Cut the noise.
— We had to cut short the conversation.
synonym: cut off.
Reduce in scope while retaining essential elements.
Dutch: bekorten, samentrekken, verkorten, versimpelen
Lessen the strength or flavor of a solution or mixture:
— Cut bourbon.
Have grow through the gums.
Grow through the gums.
Cut off the testicles (of male animals such as horses).
Dutch: castreren, ontmannen, snijden
Separated into parts or laid open or penetrated with a sharp edge or instrument.
Fashioned or shaped by cutting.
With parts removed:
— The drastically cut film.
Made neat and tidy by trimming.
used of grass or vegetation Cut down with a hand implement or machine.
of pages of a book Having the folds of the leaves trimmed or slit.
used of rates or prices Reduced usually sharply.
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