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cut back

verb

1 cut back

Return in time:
— The film cut back to an earlier event in the story.

synonym: flash back.



2 cut back

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

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

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

3 cut back

Cultivate, tend, and cut back the growth of.

synonyms: clip, crop, dress, lop, prune, snip, trim.

Dutch: afsnoeien, snoeien

4 cut back

Place restrictions on.

synonyms: curb, curtail, restrict.


Moby thesaurus: abbreviate, abridge, abstract, bob, boil down, capsulize, clip, compress, condense, contract, crop, curtail, curtail expenses, cut, cut corners, cut down, cut off short, cut short, damp, dampen ... show more.

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