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cut down

verb

1 cut down

Cut down on; make a reduction in.

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

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

Roget 361: kill, put to death, slay, shed blood; murder, assassinate, butcher, slaughter, victimize, immolate; massacre; take away life, deprive of life; make away with, ... show more

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



2 cut down

Cut with sweeping strokes; as with an ax or machete.

synonym: slash.

3 cut down

Cause to come or go down.

synonyms: down, knock down, pull down, push down.

Roget 308: depress, lower, let down, take down, let down a peg, take down a peg; cast; let drop, let fall; sink, debase, bring low, abase, reduce, ... show more

Roget 162: be destroyed &c.; perish; fall to the ground; tumble, topple; go to pieces, fall to pieces; break up; crumble to dust; go to the dogs, go to the wall, go to smash, go to shivers, ... show more

Dutch: neerslaan

4 cut down

Intercept (a player).

synonym: cut out.

5 cut down

Cut with a blade or mower.

synonym: mow.

Dutch: maaien, wegmaaien

6 cut down

Cause to fall by or as if by delivering a blow.

synonyms: drop, fell, strike down.


Moby thesaurus: abbreviate, abridge, abstract, annihilate, beat down, bereave of life, blow down, blow over, blow to pieces, blow up, bob, boil down, bowl down, bowl over, brain, break down, bring down, bulldog, bulldoze, burn down ... show more.

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