cut up

Primary Meanings of cut up

1.
vadj
cut to pieces
cut into pieces
2.
v
destroy or injure severely
3.
v
separate into isolated compartments or categories
4.
v
significantly cut up a manuscript
Full Definitions of cut up
1

v cut to pieces

Synonyms:
carve
Types:
shave
make shavings of or reduce to shavings
filet, fillet
cut into filets
Type of:
cut
separate with or as if with an instrument

adj cut into pieces

Synonyms:
cut
separated into parts or laid open or penetrated with a sharp edge or instrument
2

v destroy or injure severely

Synonyms:
mangle, mutilate
Type of:
damage
inflict damage upon
3

v separate into isolated compartments or categories

Synonyms:
compartmentalise, compartmentalize
Type of:
disunite, divide, part, separate
force, take, or pull apart
4

v significantly cut up a manuscript

Synonyms:
hack
Type of:
edit, redact
prepare for publication or presentation by correcting, revising, or adapting

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