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1 cut

A share of the profits.

Roget 70: discontinuity; disjunction etc. 44; anacoluthon; interruption, break, fracture, flaw, fault, crack, cut; gap etc. ... show more

Roget 240: form, figure, shape; conformation, configuration; make, formation, frame, construction, cut, set, build, trim, cut of one's jib; ... show more

Roget 257: notch, dent, nick, cut; indent, indentation; dimple.    embrasure, battlement, machicolation; saw, tooth, crenelle, scallop, ... show more

Roget 276: impulse, impulsion, impetus; momentum; push, pulsion, thrust, shove, jog, jolt, brunt, booming, boost [U.S.], throw; ... show more

Roget 716: attack; assault, assault and battery; onset, onslaught, charge.    aggression, offense; incursion, inroad, invasion; irruption; outbreak; estrapade, ... show more

Roget 378: pain; suffering, sufferance, suffrance; bodily pain, physical pain, bodily suffering, physical suffering, body pain; mental suffering etc. 828; dolour, ache; ... show more

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

Roget 893: seclusion, privacy; retirement; reclusion, recess; snugness etc. adj.; delitescence; rustication, rus in urbe [Lat.]; solitude; solitariness etc. ... show more

Polish: dola, działka

2 cut

film An immediate transition from one shot to the next.

3 cut

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

synonym: gash.

Roget 198: interval, interspace; separation etc. 44; break, gap, opening; hole etc. 260; chasm, hiatus, caesura; ... show more

4 cut

A step on some scale.

5 cut

A wound made by cutting:
— He put a bandage over the cut.

synonyms: gash, slash, slice.

Roget 204: layer, stratum, strata, course, bed, zone, substratum, substrata, floor, flag, stage, story, tier, slab, ... show more

Dutch: jaap, snede, snee, snijwond
Polish: rana cięta

6 cut

A piece of meat that has been cut from an animal carcass.

synonym: cut of meat.

7 cut

A remark capable of wounding mentally:
— The unkindest cut of all.

synonym: stinger.

8 cut

A distinct selection of music from a recording or a compact disc:
— He played the first cut on the cd.

synonym: track.

Roget 627: method, way, manner, wise, gait, form, mode, fashion, tone, guise; modus operandi, MO; procedure etc. ... show more

9 cut

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

synonyms: deletion, excision.

10 cut

The style in which a garment is cut.

Dutch: coupe, pasvorm, snit
Polish: fason, krój

11 cut

A canal made by erosion or excavation.

12 cut

A refusal to recognize someone you know.

synonyms: cold shoulder, snub.

13 cut

In baseball; a batter's attempt to hit a pitched ball:
— He took a vicious cut at the ball.

synonyms: baseball swing, swing.

14 cut

sports A stroke that puts reverse spin on the ball:
— Cuts do not bother a good tennis player.

synonym: undercut.

Polish: smecz

15 cut

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.

synonym: cutting.

16 cut

The act of penetrating or opening open with a sharp edge:
— His cut in the lining revealed the hidden jewels.

synonym: cutting.

Polish: rozcięcie

17 cut

The act of cutting something into parts:
— His cuts were skillful.
— His cutting of the cake made a terrible mess.

synonym: cutting.

18 cut

The act of shortening something by chopping off the ends:
— The barber gave him a good cut.

synonyms: cutting, cutting off.

Polish: obcinanie

19 cut

The act of reducing the amount or number.

Dutch: besnoeiing, bestedingsbeperking, bezuiniging, consumptiebeperking, inkrimping
Polish: cięcia

20 cut

An unexcused absence from class.


1 cut

Separate with or as if with an instrument.

Roget 253: be sharp etc. adj.; taper to a point; bristle with.    render sharp etc. adj.; sharpen, point, aculeate, whet, barb, spiculate, ... show more

Roget 371: cultivate; till the soil; farm, garden; sow, plant; reap, mow, cut; manure, dress the ground, dig, delve, ... show more

Roget 895: be rude etc. adj.; insult etc. 929; treat with discourtesy; take a name in vain; make bold with, make free with; take a liberty; stare out of countenance, ogle, point at, ... show more

Roget 893: be secluded, live secluded etc. adj.; keep aloof, stand, hold oneself aloof, keep in the background, stand in the background; keep snug; shut oneself up; deny oneself, seclude oneself creep into a corner, rusticate, ... show more

Roget 257: notch, nick, cut, dent, indent, jag, scarify, scotch, crimp, scallop, scollop, crenulate, vandyke.   

Roget 830: cause pain, occasion pain, give pain, bring pain, induce pain, produce pain, create pain, inflict pain etc. 828; pain, hurt, wound.    pinch, ... show more

Roget 557: sculpture, carve, cut, chisel, model, mold; cast [Slang].   

Roget 385: cool, fan, refrigerate, refresh, ice; congeal, freeze, glaciate; benumb, starve, pinch, chill, petrify, chill to the marrow, ... show more

Dutch: snijden

2 cut

Cut down on; make a reduction in:
— The employer wants to cut back health benefits.

synonyms: bring down, cut back, cut down, reduce, trim, trim back, trim down.

Roget 240: form, shape, figure, fashion, efform, carve, cut, chisel, hew, cast; rough hew, rough cast; sketch; block out, ... show more

Dutch: vermindering, korting, besnoeien, minderen, reduceren, terugbrengen, verkleinen, verminderen

3 cut

Turn sharply; change direction abruptly:
— The car cut to the left at the intersection.

synonyms: curve, sheer, slew, slue, swerve, trend, veer.

Dutch: afzwenken, evolueren, regelen, uitzwenken, zwaaien, zwenken, zwerven

4 cut

Make an incision or separation.

5 cut

Discharge from a group.

6 cut

Form by probing, penetrating, or digging.

7 cut

Style and tailor in a certain fashion:
— Cut a dress.

synonym: tailor.

8 cut

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

9 cut

Make out and issue:
— Cut a ticket.

synonyms: issue, make out, write out.

Dutch: uitschrijven

10 cut

Cut and assemble the components of:
— Cut recording tape.

synonyms: edit, edit out.

11 cut

Intentionally fail to attend:
— Cut class.

synonym: skip.

12 cut

Be able to manage or manage successfully:
— She could not cut the long days in the office.

synonym: hack.

Roget 44: be disjoined &c.; come off, fall off, come to pieces, fall to pieces; peel off; get loose.    disjoin, disconnect, disengage, disunite, dissociate, dispair; ... show more

13 cut

Give the appearance or impression of.

14 cut

Move (one's fist).

15 cut

Pass directly and often in haste.

16 cut

Pass through or across.

17 cut

Make an abrupt change of image or sound.

18 cut

Stop filming.

19 cut

Make a recording of.

20 cut

Record a performance on (a medium).

21 cut

Create by duplicating data:
— Cut a disk.

synonym: burn.

22 cut

Form or shape by cutting or incising.

23 cut

Perform or carry out.

24 cut

Function as a cutting instrument.

25 cut

Allow incision or separation.

26 cut

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

27 cut

Cause to stop operating by disengaging a switch:
— Cut the engine.

synonyms: switch off, turn off, turn out.

Roget 297: give exit, give vent to; let out, give out, pour out, squeeze out, send out; dispatch, despatch; exhale, excern, excrete; embogue; secrete, ... show more

Dutch: uitdoen, uitzetten

28 cut

Reap or harvest.

29 cut

Fell by sawing; hew.

30 cut

Penetrate injuriously.

31 cut

Refuse to acknowledge:
— She cut him dead at the meeting.

synonyms: disregard, ignore, snub.

Roget 460: be negligent etc. adj.; take no care of etc. (take care of) etc. 459; neglect; let slip, let go; lay aside, set aside, cst aside, ... show more

32 cut

Shorten as if by severing the edges or ends of.

33 cut

Weed out unwanted or unnecessary things:
— We had to lose weight, so we cut the sugar from our diet.

synonyms: prune, rationalise, rationalize.

34 cut

Dissolve by breaking down the fat of.

35 cut

Have a reducing effect.

36 cut

Cease, stop:
— Cut the noise.
— We had to cut short the conversation.

synonym: cut off.

Dutch: afkappen

37 cut

Reduce in scope while retaining essential elements.

synonyms: abbreviate, abridge, contract, foreshorten, reduce, shorten.

Roget 201: be short etc. adj.; render short etc. adj.; shorten, curtail, abridge, abbreviate, take in, reduce; compress etc. ... show more

Dutch: bekorten, samentrekken, verkorten, versimpelen

38 cut

Lessen the strength or flavor of a solution or mixture:
— Cut bourbon.

synonyms: dilute, reduce, thin, thin out.

39 cut

Have grow through the gums.

40 cut

Grow through the gums.

41 cut

Cut off the testicles (of male animals such as horses).

synonym: geld.

Dutch: castreren, ontmannen, snijden


1 cut

Separated into parts or laid open or penetrated with a sharp edge or instrument.

Roget 959: drunk, tipsy; intoxicated; inebrious, inebriate, inebriated; in one's cups; in a state of intoxication etc. n.; temulent, temulentive; bombed, smashed; ... show more

2 cut

Fashioned or shaped by cutting.

3 cut

With parts removed:
— The drastically cut film.

synonym: shortened.

4 cut

Made neat and tidy by trimming.

synonym: trimmed.

5 cut

used of grass or vegetation Cut down with a hand implement or machine.

synonym: mown.

6 cut

of pages of a book Having the folds of the leaves trimmed or slit.

7 cut

of a male animal Having the testicles removed:
— A cut horse.

synonyms: emasculated, gelded.

8 cut

used of rates or prices Reduced usually sharply.

synonym: slashed.

9 cut

Mixed with water:
— Sold cut whiskey.

synonyms: thinned, weakened.

Polish: cienki

Moby thesaurus: AWOL, French leave, Parthian shot, Platonic form, Platonic idea, Spartan, Vandyke, abandon, abate, abatement, abbreviate, abbreviated, abrade, abrasion, abridge, abridged, abscind, abscondence, absence, absence without leave ... show more.

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