cut

The verb cut means the act of slicing with a knife or another sharp edge, or the tear, hole, or wound it causes. It's surprising how much a paper cut can hurt.

When you cut something, you slice into it or remove a part of it, like when you cut your friend's hair or cut a pan of brownies into squares. You can also cut figuratively, like when you're cut by your piano teacher's sharp words or when a freak snowstorm forces you to cut your game short. An unexcused absence is also called a cut. And the phrase "make the cut" means you are chosen for a group or team, while others are not.

PRIMARY MEANINGS OF: cut

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vnadj
separate with or as if with an instrument
the act of cutting something into parts
separated into parts or laid open or penetrated with a sharp edge or instrument
2
vnadj
reduce in scope while retaining essential elements
the act of reducing the amount or number
with parts removed
3
v
turn sharply; change direction abruptly
4
vnadj
style and tailor in a certain fashion
the style in which a garment is cut
fashioned or shaped by cutting
5
vn
make a recording of
a distinct selection of music from a recording or a compact disc
6
vn
make an abrupt change of image or sound
(film) an immediate transition from one shot to the next
7
vadjn
reap or harvest
(used of grass or vegetation) cut down with a hand implement or machine
a piece of meat that has been cut from an animal carcass
8
vn
hit (a ball) with a spin so that it turns in the opposite direction
(sports) a stroke that puts reverse spin on the ball
9
vn
divide a deck of cards at random into two parts to make selection difficult
the division of a deck of cards before dealing
10
vn
intentionally fail to attend
an unexcused absence from class
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vn
refuse to acknowledge
a refusal to recognize someone you know
12
vadj
lessen the strength or flavor of a solution or mixture
mixed with water
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v
have grow through the gums
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vadj
cut off the testicles (of male animals such as horses)
(of a male animal) having the testicles removed
FULL DEFINITIONS OF: cut
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v separate with or as if with an instrument

Cut the rope”
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manicure
trim carefully and neatly
scissor
cut with or as if with scissors
plane, shave
cut or remove with or as if with a plane
slice, slice up
cut into slices
pink
cut in a zigzag pattern with pinking shears, in sewing
jag
cut teeth into; make a jagged cutting edge
carve, cut up
cut to pieces
carve
form by carving
carve, chip at
engrave or cut by chipping away at a surface
cube, dice
cut into cubes
julienne
cut into long thin strips
chop, hack
cut with a hacking tool
undercut
cut obliquely into (a tree) below the main cut and on the side toward which the tree will fall
hack
cut away
chop, chop up
cut into pieces
cut down, drop, fell, strike down
cause to fall by or as if by delivering a blow
chip, nick
cut a nick into
nick, snick
cut slightly, with a razor
break off, chip, cut off, knap
break a small piece off from
pare, trim
remove the edges from and cut down to the desired size
circumcise
cut the skin over the clitoris
chamfer, chase, furrow
cut a furrow into a columns
indent
cut or tear along an irregular line so that the parts can later be matched for authentication
mortice, mortise
cut a hole for a tenon in
cut down, mow
cut with a blade or mower
shear
cut or cut through with shears
gash, slash
cut open
cut down, slash
cut with sweeping strokes; as with an ax or machete
tap
cut a female screw thread with a tap
hob
cut with a hob
bore, drill
make a hole, especially with a pointed power or hand tool
clip, nip, nip off, snip, snip off
sever or remove by pinching or snipping
dissect
cut open or cut apart
bisect
cut in half or cut in two
transect
cut across or divide transversely
trisect
cut in three
pare, whittle
cut small bits or pare shavings from
chatter
cut unevenly with a chattering tool
cut away
remove by cutting off or away
tomahawk
cut with a tomahawk
saber, sabre
cut or injure with a saber
rebate
cut a rebate in (timber or stone)
cradle
cut grain with a cradle scythe
incise
make an incision into by carving or cutting
trench
cut or carve deeply into
bob, dock, tail
remove or shorten the tail of an animal
slice, slit
make a clean cut through
saw
cut with a saw
discerp, lop, sever
cut off from a whole
chase
cut a groove into
bevel, chamfer
cut a bevel on; shape to a bevel
crosscut, cut across
cut using a diagonal line
rip
cut (wood) along the grain
shave
make shavings of or reduce to shavings
filet, fillet
cut into filets
serrate
make saw-toothed or jag the edge of
hash
chop up
chop down
cut down
ax, axe
chop or split with an ax
poleax, poleaxe
fell with or as if with a poleax
log, lumber
cut lumber, as in woods and forests
chisel
carve with a chisel
hew, hew out
make or shape as with an axe
dress
cut down rough-hewn (lumber) to standard thickness and width
notch
cut or make a notch into
scrape, scratch, scratch up
cut the surface of; wear away the surface of
scythe
cut with a scythe
engrave, grave, inscribe, scratch
carve, cut, or etch into a material or surface
engrave, etch
carve or cut a design or letters into
spud
initiate drilling operations, as for petroleum
counter-drill
drill in an opposite direction
trepan
cut a hole with a trepan, as in surgery
groove
make a groove in, or provide with a groove
vivisect
cut (a body) open while still alive
anatomise, anatomize
dissect in order to analyze
grave, sculpt, sculpture
shape (a material like stone or wood) by whittling away at it
undercut
cut away the underpart of
undercut
cut away material from the underside of (an object) so as to leave an overhanging portion in relief
rusticate
give (stone) a rustic look
slit
cut a slit into
worry
lacerate by biting
whipsaw
saw with a whipsaw
mince
cut into small pieces
miter
bevel the edges of, to make a miter joint
cone
make cone-shaped
deaden, girdle
cut a girdle around so as to kill by interrupting the circulation of water and nutrients
fret
carve a pattern into
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disunite, divide, part, separate
force, take, or pull apart

v make an incision or separation

cut along the dotted line”

v allow incision or separation

“This bread cuts easily”
Type of:
be
have the quality of being; (copula, used with an adjective or a predicate noun)

v shorten as if by severing the edges or ends of

cut my hair”
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shave, trim
cut closely
French
cut (e.g, beans) lengthwise in preparation for cooking
crop
cut short
fleece, shear
shear the wool from
Type of:
shorten
make short or shorter

v penetrate injuriously

“The glass from the shattered windshield cut into her forehead”
Type of:
penetrate, perforate
pass into or through, often by overcoming resistance

v form or shape by cutting or incising

cut paper dolls”
Type of:
create, make
make or cause to be or to become

v form by probing, penetrating, or digging

cut a hole”
cut trenches”
“The sweat cut little rivulets into her face”
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blast
make with or as if with an explosion
Type of:
create, make
make or cause to be or to become

v function as a cutting instrument

“This knife cuts well”
Type of:
function, go, operate, run, work
perform as expected when applied

v fell by sawing; hew

“The Vietnamese cut a lot of timber while they occupied Cambodia”
Type of:
cut down, drop, fell, strike down
cause to fall by or as if by delivering a blow

n the act of cutting something into parts

“his cuts were skillful”
“his cutting of the cake made a terrible mess”
Synonyms:
cutting
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severance, severing
the act of severing
dissection
cutting so as to separate into pieces
scission
the act of dividing by cutting or splitting
slicing
the act of cutting into slices
undercut
a cut made underneath to remove material
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division
the act or process of dividing

n the act of penetrating or opening open with a sharp edge

“his cut in the lining revealed the hidden jewels”
Synonyms:
cutting
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nick, notch, snick
a small cut
gash, slash
a strong sweeping cut made with a sharp instrument
incision, section, surgical incision
the cutting of or into body tissues or organs (especially by a surgeon as part of an operation)
gastromy
surgical incision into the stomach
perineotomy
surgical incision into the perineum
laparotomy
surgical incision into the abdominal wall; often done to examine abdominal organs
orchotomy
surgical incision into the testis to obtain material for analysis (as in cases of abnormally low sperm count)
sclerotomy
surgical incision of the sclerotic coat of the eye
nephrotomy
incision into a kidney (usually to remove a kidney stone)
thoracotomy
surgical incision into the chest walls opening up the pleural cavity
valvotomy, valvulotomy
incision into a stenosed cardiac valve to relieve the obstruction
phlebotomy, venesection
surgical incision into a vein; used to treat hemochromatosis
vasosection, vasotomy
surgical incision into or division of the vas deferens
Type of:
opening
becoming open or being made open

n the act of shortening something by chopping off the ends

“the barber gave him a good cut
Synonyms:
cutting, cutting off
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clip, clipping, snip
the act of clipping or snipping
haircut
the act of cutting the hair
clipping, trim, trimming
cutting down to the desired size or shape
shearing
removing by cutting off or clipping
pruning
the act of trimming a plant
sheepshearing
act of shearing sheep
nip, pinch
a small sharp bite or snip
Type of:
shortening
act of decreasing in length

n a wound made by cutting

“he put a bandage over the cut
Synonyms:
gash, slash, slice
Type of:
lesion, wound
an injury to living tissue (especially an injury involving a cut or break in the skin)

n a remark capable of wounding mentally

“the unkindest cut of all”
Synonyms:
stinger
Type of:
abuse, contumely, insult, revilement, vilification
a rude expression intended to offend or hurt

n a trench resembling a furrow that was made by erosion or excavation

Synonyms:
gash
Type of:
furrow
a long shallow trench in the ground (especially one made by a plow)

n a canal made by erosion or excavation

Type of:
canal
long and narrow strip of water made for boats or for irrigation

adj 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”
Synonyms
chopped, shredded, sliced
prepared by cutting
cut up
cut into pieces
incised
cut into with a sharp instrument
perforated
having a number or series of holes
perforate, perforated, pierced, punctured
having a hole cut through
cut off, severed
detached by cutting
split
(especially of wood) cut or ripped longitudinally with the grain
Antonyms:
uncut
not cut
imperforate
not perforated; having no opening
unpierced
not pierced
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adj (of pages of a book) having the folds of the leaves trimmed or slit

“the cut pages of the book”
Antonyms:
uncut
(of pages of a book) having adjacent leaves still joined at the fore edge
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v reduce in scope while retaining essential elements

Synonyms:
abbreviate, abridge, contract, foreshorten, reduce, shorten
edit, edit out
cut and assemble the components of
Antonyms:
dilate, elaborate, enlarge, expand, expatiate, exposit, expound, flesh out, lucubrate
add details, as to an account or idea; clarify the meaning of and discourse in a learned way, usually in writing
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bowdlerise, bowdlerize, castrate, expurgate, shorten
edit by omitting or modifying parts considered indelicate
concentrate, condense, digest
make more concise
capsule, capsulise, capsulize, encapsulate
put in a short or concise form; reduce in volume
telescope
make smaller or shorter
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decrease, lessen, minify
make smaller

v 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
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shorten
make shorter than originally intended; reduce or retrench in length or duration
spill
reduce the pressure of wind on (a sail)
quench
reduce the degree of (luminescence or phosphorescence) in (excited molecules or a material) by adding a suitable substance
retrench
make a reduction, as in one's workforce
slash
cut drastically
thin out
make sparse
thin
make thin or thinner
detract, take away
take away a part from; diminish
deflate
reduce or cut back the amount or availability of, creating a decline in value or prices
inflate
increase the amount or availability of, creating a rise in value
downsize
reduce in size or number
subtract
take off or away
knock off, shave
cut the price of
foreshorten
shorten lines in a drawing so as to create an illusion of depth
clip, curtail, cut short
terminate or abbreviate before its intended or proper end or its full extent
syncopate
omit a sound or letter in a word
cut short, truncate
make shorter as if by cutting off
draw
reduce the diameter of (a wire or metal rod) by pulling it through a die
clip, crop, cut back, dress, lop, prune, snip, trim
cultivate, tend, and cut back the growth of
mark down
reduce the price of
Type of:
decrease, lessen, minify
make smaller

v have a reducing effect

“This cuts into my earnings”
Synonyms
bring down, cut back, cut down, reduce, trim, trim back, trim down
cut down on; make a reduction in
Type of:
decrease, lessen, minify
make smaller

v weed out unwanted or unnecessary things

“We had to lose weight, so we cut the sugar from our diet”
Synonyms:
prune, rationalise, rationalize
Type of:
do away with, eliminate, extinguish, get rid of
terminate, end, or take out

v discharge from a group

“The coach cut two players from the team”
Type of:
discharge, free
free from obligations or duties

v cease, stop

cut the noise”
“We had to cut short the conversation”
Synonyms:
cut off
Type of:
break up, cut off, disrupt, interrupt
make a break in

v cause to stop operating by disengaging a switch

cut the engine”
Synonyms:
switch off, turn off, turn out
Antonyms:
switch on, turn on
cause to operate by flipping a switch
Types:
kill
cause to cease operating
Type of:
flip, switch, throw
cause to go on or to be engaged or set in operation

n the act of reducing the amount or number

“the mayor proposed extensive cuts in the city budget”
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budget cut
the act of reducing budgeted expenditures
pay cut, salary cut
the act of reducing a salary
cost cutting
the act of cutting costs
price cut, price cutting
cutting the price of merchandise to one lower than the usual or advertised price
spending cut
the act of reducing spending
tax cut
the act of reducing taxation
Type of:
decrease, diminution, reduction, step-down
the act of decreasing or reducing something

n the omission that is made when an editorial change shortens a written passage

Synonyms:
deletion, excision
Type of:
editing, redaction
putting something (as a literary work or a legislative bill) into acceptable form

adj with parts removed

“the drastically cut film”
Synonyms:
shortened
abridged
(used of texts) shortened by condensing or rewriting

adj (used of rates or prices) reduced usually sharply

Synonyms:
slashed
decreased, reduced
made less in size or amount or degree
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v turn sharply; change direction abruptly

“The car cut to the left at the intersection”
Synonyms:
curve, sheer, slew, slue, swerve, trend, veer
Types:
peel off
leave a formation
yaw
swerve off course momentarily
Type of:
turn
change orientation or direction, also in the abstract sense

v pass directly and often in haste

“We cut through the neighbor's yard to get home sooner”
Type of:
go across, go through, pass
go across or through

v pass through or across

“The boat cut the water”
Type of:
move through, pass across, pass over, pass through, transit
make a passage or journey from one place to another

v move (one's fist)

“his opponent cut upward toward his chin”
Type of:
move
move so as to change position, perform a nontranslational motion
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v style and tailor in a certain fashion

cut a dress”
Synonyms:
tailor
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gore
cut into gores
Type of:
design
create the design for; create or execute in an artistic or highly skilled manner

v cut and assemble the components of

cut recording tape”
Synonyms:
edit, edit out
abbreviate, abridge, contract, foreshorten, reduce, shorten
reduce in scope while retaining essential elements
Type of:
alter, change, modify
cause to change; make different; cause a transformation

v make out and issue

cut a ticket”
Synonyms:
issue, make out, write out
Types:
check
write out a check on a bank account
Type of:
write
communicate or express by writing

v give the appearance or impression of

cut a nice figure”
Type of:
appear, look, seem
give a certain impression or have a certain outward aspect

v perform or carry out

cut a caper”
Type of:
do, execute, perform
carry out or perform an action

v be able to manage or manage successfully

“she could not cut the long days in the office”
Synonyms:
hack
Type of:
contend, cope, deal, get by, grapple, make do, make out, manage
come to terms with

n the style in which a garment is cut

“a dress of traditional cut
Type of:
fashion
the latest and most admired style in clothes and cosmetics and behavior

n a step on some scale

“he is a cut above the rest”
Type of:
gradation, step
relative position in a graded series

adj fashioned or shaped by cutting

“a well- cut suit”
cut diamonds”
cut velvet”
Synonyms
cut out
having been cut out
hand-hewn, hewn
cut or shaped with hard blows of a heavy cutting instrument like an ax or chisel
sheared
(used especially of fur or wool) shaped or finished by cutting or trimming to a uniform length
slashed
having long and narrow ornamental cuts showing an underlying fabric
Antonyms:
rough, uncut
not shaped by cutting or trimming
unsheared
(used especially of fur or wool) not having been sheared
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adj made neat and tidy by trimming

Synonyms:
trimmed
clipped
cut or trimmed by clipping
Antonyms:
uncut, untrimmed
not trimmed
unclipped
not clipped
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v make a recording of

cut the songs”
“She cut all of her major titles again”
Type of:
record, tape
register electronically

v record a performance on (a medium)

cut a record”
Synonyms
burn
create by duplicating data
Type of:
record, tape
register electronically

v create by duplicating data

cut a disk”
Synonyms:
burn
Type of:
create, make, produce
create or manufacture a man-made product

n a distinct selection of music from a recording or a compact disc

“he played the first cut on the cd”
Synonyms:
track
Type of:
excerpt, excerption, extract, selection
a passage selected from a larger work
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v make an abrupt change of image or sound

cut from one scene to another”
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cut away
move quickly to another scene or focus when filming
Type of:
change, shift, switch
lay aside, abandon, or leave for another

v stop filming

cut a movie scene”
Type of:
stop
cause to stop

n (film) an immediate transition from one shot to the next

“the cut from the accident scene to the hospital seemed too abrupt”
Types:
jump cut
an immediate transition from one scene to another
Type of:
transition
a passage that connects a topic to one that follows
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v reap or harvest

cut grain”
Type of:
glean, harvest, reap
gather, as of natural products

adj (used of grass or vegetation) cut down with a hand implement or machine

Synonyms:
mown
new-mown
newly mown
Antonyms:
uncut, unmown
(used of grass or vegetation) not cut down with a hand implement or machine

n a piece of meat that has been cut from an animal carcass

Synonyms:
cut of meat
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joint, roast
a piece of meat roasted or for roasting and of a size for slicing into more than one portion
confit
a piece of meat (especially a duck) cooked slowly in its own fat
chop
a small cut of meat including part of a rib
chine
cut of meat or fish including at least part of the backbone
leg
the limb of an animal used for food
side, side of meat
a lengthwise dressed half of an animal's carcass used for food
forequarter
the front half of a side of meat
hindquarter
the back half of a side of meat
cut of beef
cut of meat from beef cattle
rib
cut of meat including one or more ribs
entrecote
cut of meat taken from between the ribs
shank
a cut of meat (beef or veal or mutton or lamb) from the upper part of the leg
shin, shin bone
a cut of meat from the lower part of the leg
brisket
a cut of meat from the breast or lower chest especially of beef
steak
a slice of meat cut from the fleshy part of an animal or large fish
loin
a cut of meat taken from the side and back of an animal between the ribs and the rump
sirloin
the portion of the loin (especially of beef) just in front of the rump
tenderloin, undercut
the tender meat of the loin muscle on each side of the vertebral column
neck
a cut of meat from the neck of an animal
shoulder
a cut of meat including the upper joint of the foreleg
cut of veal
cut of meat from a calf
cut of mutton
cut of meat from a mature sheep
cut of lamb
cut of meat from a lamb
saddle
cut of meat (especially mutton or lamb) consisting of part of the backbone and both loins
rack
rib section of a forequarter of veal or pork or especially lamb or mutton
cut of pork
cut of meat from a hog or pig
side of beef
dressed half of a beef carcass
chuck
the part of a forequarter from the neck to the ribs and including the shoulder blade
chuck short ribs
between the chuck and the brisket
sparerib
a cut of pork ribs with much of the meat trimmed off
foreshank
a cut of meat from the upper part of a front leg
hindshank
a cut of meat from the upper part of a rear leg
plate
the thin under portion of the forequarter
flank
a cut from the fleshy part of an animal's side between the ribs and the leg
fish steak
cross-section slice of a large fish
beefsteak
a beef steak usually cooked by broiling
beef loin
cut of meat from a loin of beef
wedge bone
part of the sirloin nearest the rump
flat bone
part of the sirloin next to the wedge bone
pin bone
part of the sirloin between the flat bone and the porterhouse
sirloin tip
a cut of beef from the upper end of the sirloin
beef tenderloin
beef loin muscle
pork tenderloin
pork loin muscle
blade
a cut of beef from the shoulder blade
blade roast
a roast cut from the blade
beef neck
a cut of beef from the neck of the animal
pot roast
cut of beef suitable for simmering in liquid in a closed pot
short ribs
cut of beef containing rib ends near the sternum
rib roast, standing rib roast
a cut of meat (beef or venison) including more than one rib and the meat located along the outside of the ribs
round
a cut of beef between the rump and the lower leg
top round
roast cut from the round; usually suitable for roasting
rump
fleshy hindquarters; behind the loin and above the round
rump roast
a cut of beef or veal from the fleshy hindquarters of the animal
aitchbone
a cut of beef including the H-shaped rump bone
beef roast, roast beef
cut of beef suitable for roasting
scrag, scrag end
the lean end of a neck of veal
roast veal, veal roast
cut of veal suitable for roasting
mutton chop
chop cut from a mature sheep
scrag
lean end of the neck
breast of lamb, poitrine d'agneau
a cut of lamb including the breastbone and attached muscles dressed as meat
saddle of lamb
backbone and both loins of a lamb
loin of lamb
meat from a loin of lamb
lamb chop, lamb-chop, lambchop
chop cut from a lamb
lamb roast, roast lamb
a cut of lamb suitable for roasting
crown roast, rack of lamb
a roast of the rib section of lamb
ham hock
a small cut of meat from the leg just above the foot
gigot, leg of lamb
lamb leg suitable for roasting
pork loin
meat from a loin of pork
side of pork
dressed half of a hog carcass
pork roast, roast pork
cut of pork suitable for roasting
gammon, ham, jambon
meat cut from the thigh of a hog (usually smoked)
picnic ham, picnic shoulder
shoulder of a hog usually smoked
porkchop
chop cut from a hog
bacon
back and sides of a hog salted and dried or smoked; usually sliced thin and fried
spareribs
cut of pork from the rib section with most of the meat trimmed off
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meat
the flesh of animals (including fishes and birds and snails) used as food

n a share of the profits

“everyone got a cut of the earnings”
Types:
rake-off, vigorish
a percentage (of winnings or loot or profit) taken by an operator or gangster
Type of:
part, percentage, portion, share
assets belonging to or due to or contributed by an individual person or group
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v hit (a ball) with a spin so that it turns in the opposite direction

cut a Ping-Pong ball”
Type of:
hit
deal a blow to, either with the hand or with an instrument

n (sports) a stroke that puts reverse spin on the ball

cuts do not bother a good tennis player”
Synonyms:
undercut
Type of:
shot, stroke
(sports) the act of swinging or striking at a ball with a club or racket or bat or cue or hand

n in baseball; a batter's attempt to hit a pitched ball

“he took a vicious cut at the ball”
Synonyms:
baseball swing, swing
Type of:
shot, stroke
(sports) the act of swinging or striking at a ball with a club or racket or bat or cue or hand
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v divide a deck of cards at random into two parts to make selection difficult

“Wayne cut
“She cut the deck for a long time”
Type of:
mix, ruffle, shuffle
mix so as to make a random order or arrangement

n 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”
Synonyms:
cutting
Type of:
division
the act or process of dividing
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v intentionally fail to attend

cut class”
Synonyms:
skip
Types:
bunk off, play hooky
play truant from work or school
Type of:
miss
fail to attend an event or activity

n an unexcused absence from class

“he was punished for taking too many cuts in his math class”
Type of:
absence
failure to be present
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v refuse to acknowledge

“She cut him dead at the meeting”
Synonyms:
disregard, ignore, snub
Type of:
do by, handle, treat
interact in a certain way

n a refusal to recognize someone you know

Synonyms:
cold shoulder, snub
Type of:
rebuff, slight
a deliberate discourteous act (usually as an expression of anger or disapproval)
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v lessen the strength or flavor of a solution or mixture

cut bourbon”
Synonyms:
dilute, reduce, thin, thin out
Types:
water down
make less strong or intense
Type of:
weaken
lessen the strength of

v dissolve by breaking down the fat of

“soap cuts grease”
Type of:
break up, dissolve, resolve
cause to go into a solution

adj mixed with water

“sold cut whiskey”
Synonyms:
thinned, weakened
dilute, diluted
reduced in strength or concentration or quality or purity
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v have grow through the gums

“The baby cut a tooth”
Type of:
acquire, develop, get, grow, produce
come to have or undergo a change of (physical features and attributes)

v grow through the gums

“The new tooth is cutting
Type of:
grow
increase in size by natural process
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v cut off the testicles (of male animals such as horses)

Synonyms:
geld
Type of:
castrate, demasculinise, demasculinize, emasculate
remove the testicles of a male animal

adj (of a male animal) having the testicles removed

“a cut horse”
Synonyms:
emasculated, gelded
castrated, unsexed
deprived of sexual capacity or sexual attributes
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