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Cut

Meanings and phrases

cut

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
adj.
  1. separated into parts or laid open or penetrated with a sharp edge or instrument
  2. fashioned or shaped by cutting
  3. with parts removed; shortened
  4. (of pages of a book) having the folds of the leaves trimmed or slit
  5. (of a male animal) having the testicles removed; emasculated; gelded
  6. (used of rates or prices) reduced usually sharply; slashed
  7. mixed with water; thinned; weakened
  8. (used of grass or vegetation) cut down with a hand implement or machine; mown
  9. made neat and tidy by trimming; trimmed

cut

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. a share of the profits
  2. (film) an immediate transition from one shot to the next
  3. a trench resembling a furrow that was made by erosion or excavation; gash
  4. in baseball; a batter's attempt to hit a pitched ball; baseball swing; swing
  5. a step on some scale
  6. a wound made by cutting; gash; slash; slice
  7. a piece of meat that has been cut from an animal carcass; cut of meat
  8. a distinct selection of music from a recording or a compact disc; track
  9. the style in which a garment is cut
  10. a canal made by erosion or excavation
  11. (sports) a stroke that puts reverse spin on the ball; undercut
  12. the division of a deck of cards before dealing; cutting
  13. the act of penetrating or opening open with a sharp edge; cutting
  14. the act of cutting something into parts; cutting
  15. the act of shortening something by chopping off the ends; cutting; cutting off
  16. the act of reducing the amount or number
  17. an unexcused absence from class
  18. the omission that is made when an editorial change shortens a written passage; deletion; excision
  19. a refusal to recognize someone you know; snub; cold shoulder
  20. a remark capable of wounding mentally; stinger

cut

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
v.
  1. separate with or as if with an instrument
  2. cut down on; make a reduction in; reduce; cut down; cut back; trim; trim down; trim back; bring down
  3. turn sharply; change direction abruptly; swerve; sheer; curve; trend; veer; slue; slew
  4. make an incision or separation
  5. discharge from a group
  6. form by probing, penetrating, or digging
  7. style and tailor in a certain fashion; tailor
  8. hit (a ball) with a spin so that it turns in the opposite direction
  9. cut and assemble the components of; edit; edit out
  10. make out and issue; write out; issue; make out
  11. reduce in scope while retaining essential elements; abridge; foreshorten; abbreviate; shorten; contract; reduce
  12. intentionally fail to attend; skip
  13. give the appearance or impression of
  14. move (one's fist)
  15. pass directly and often in haste
  16. pass through or across
  17. make an abrupt change of image or sound
  18. stop filming
  19. make a recording of
  20. record a performance on (a medium)
  21. create by duplicating data; burn
  22. form or shape by cutting or incising
  23. perform or carry out
  24. function as a cutting instrument
  25. allow incision or separation
  26. divide a deck of cards at random into two parts to make selection difficult
  27. reap or harvest
  28. fell by sawing; hew
  29. penetrate injuriously
  30. shorten as if by severing the edges or ends of
  31. weed out unwanted or unnecessary things; prune; rationalize; rationalise
  32. dissolve by breaking down the fat of
  33. have a reducing effect
  34. cease, stop; cut off
  35. have grow through the gums
  36. grow through the gums
  37. lessen the strength or flavor of a solution or mixture; dilute; thin; thin out; reduce
  38. cut off the testicles (of male animals such as horses); geld
  39. be able to manage or manage successfully; hack
  40. refuse to acknowledge; ignore; disregard; snub
  41. cause to stop operating by disengaging a switch; switch off; turn off; turn out

brush cut

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. a short haircut with hairs standing up like a brush

budget cut

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. the act of reducing budgeted expenditures

crew cut

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. a closely cropped haircut; usually for men; flattop

cut across

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
v.
  1. travel across or pass over; traverse; track; cover; cross; pass over; get over; get across; cut through
  2. be contrary to ordinary procedure or limitations
  3. cut using a diagonal line; crosscut
E.g.
  • Dutch dialects are varied and cut across national borders.
  • Several small streams cut across the trail, eventually flowing into the Thames River.
  • Classes can be placed together in modules, or cut across them, as the programmer wishes.

cut away

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
v.
  1. move quickly to another scene or focus when filming
  2. remove by cutting off or away
E.g.
  • The cast is cut away, and Yuri stands.
  • The anchor is then normally cut away, as it cannot be recovered.
  • She had to cut away both her masts.

cut back

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
v.
  1. return in time; flash back
  2. cut down on; make a reduction in; reduce; cut down; trim; trim down; trim back; cut; bring down
  3. place restrictions on; restrict; curtail; curb
  4. cultivate, tend, and cut back the growth of; snip; clip; crop; trim; lop; dress; prune
E.g.
  • The flights to Denver were later cut back to once daily.
  • Chives starting to look old can be cut back to about 2–5 cm.
  • He cut back on performing in the 1970s.

cut corners

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
v.
  1. do something the cheapest or easiest way

cut down

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
v.
  1. cut down on; make a reduction in; reduce; cut back; trim; trim down; trim back; cut; bring down
  2. intercept (a player); cut out
  3. cause to come or go down; down; knock down; push down; pull down
  4. cut with sweeping strokes; as with an ax or machete; slash
  5. cause to fall by or as if by delivering a blow; fell; drop; strike down
  6. cut with a blade or mower; mow
E.g.
  • He's cut down the tall trees and left the monkeys."
  • The latter have cut down exposing bedrock in places.
  • Using a bone saw, the sternum is cut down the middle.

cut glass

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. glass decorated by cutting or grinding facets

cut in

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
v.
  1. break into a conversation; chime in; put in; butt in; chisel in; barge in; break in
  2. allow someone to have a share or profit
  3. drive in front of another vehicle leaving too little space for that vehicle to maneuver comfortably
  4. interrupt a dancing couple in order to take one of them as one's own partner
  5. mix in with cutting motions

cut into

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
v.
  1. turn up, loosen, or remove earth; dig; delve; turn over

cut of beef

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. cut of meat from beef cattle

cut of lamb

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. cut of meat from a lamb

cut of meat

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. a piece of meat that has been cut from an animal carcass; cut

cut of mutton

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. cut of meat from a mature sheep

cut of pork

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. cut of meat from a hog or pig

cut of veal

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. cut of meat from a calf

cut off

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
adj.
  1. detached by cutting; severed
E.g.
  • The show was cut off just as the act was starting.
  • She then had Bensurdatu cut off the giant's head.
  • She cut off the protruding part, making the sword .

cut off

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
v.
  1. make a break in; interrupt; disrupt; break up
  2. cease, stop; cut
  3. remove by or as if by cutting; chop off; lop off
  4. remove surgically; amputate
  5. break a small piece off from; chip; knap; break off
  6. cut off and stop; cut out
E.g.
  • The show was cut off just as the act was starting.
  • She then had Bensurdatu cut off the giant's head.
  • She cut off the protruding part, making the sword .

cut out

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
adj.
  1. having been cut out

cut out

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
v.
  1. delete or remove
  2. cut off and stop; cut off
  3. form and create by cutting out
  4. intercept (a player); cut down
  5. cease operating
  6. strike or cancel by or as if by rubbing or crossing out; scratch out

cut price

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. a price below the standard price; bargain rate; cheapness; cut rate

cut rate

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. a price below the standard price; bargain rate; cheapness; cut price

cut short

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
v.
  1. interrupt before its natural or planned end; break short; break off
  2. cause to end earlier than intended
  3. terminate or abbreviate before its intended or proper end or its full extent; clip; curtail
  4. make shorter as if by cutting off; truncate
E.g.
  • The loan spell was cut short on 16 April due to injury.
  • The latter saw his career cut short as he died in 2011.
  • Plagued by weight gain, Bejshak's career was cut short.

cut through

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
v.
  1. travel across or pass over; traverse; track; cover; cross; pass over; get over; get across; cut across
E.g.
  • A dray track was cut through Burkes Pass in 1857-58.
  • These sand hills could be cut through by the streams.
  • Once it has passed, they cut through a forest.

cut to

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
v.
  1. move to another scene when filming

cut to ribbons

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
v.
  1. defeat totally

cut up

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
adj.
  1. cut into pieces
E.g.
  • It was cut up at Cashmores of Newport in May 1965.
  • The 265H prime mover will be cut up or exported.
  • When the depot closed in 1991, the bogies were cut up.

cut up

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
v.
  1. cut to pieces; carve
  2. destroy or injure severely; mutilate; mangle
  3. separate into isolated compartments or categories; compartmentalize; compartmentalise
  4. significantly cut up a manuscript; hack
E.g.
  • It was cut up at Cashmores of Newport in May 1965.
  • The 265H prime mover will be cut up or exported.
  • When the depot closed in 1991, the bogies were cut up.

final cut

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. the final edited version of a movie as approved by the director and producer
E.g.
  • It did not however make the final cut of the album.
  • The final cut of the film runs at just over two hours.
  • He would later narrowly miss the final cut for the team.

jump cut

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. an immediate transition from one scene to another

lickety cut

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
adv.
  1. without delay; lickety split

pay cut

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. the act of reducing a salary; salary cut
E.g.
  • In 2003–04, he even accepted to take a pay cut to remain with the club.
  • The declining quality of her reporting soon caused her to receive a pay cut.
  • Urbik agreed to a pay cut in an effort to stay with the team on March 17, 2015.

price cut

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. cutting the price of merchandise to one lower than the usual or advertised price; price cutting

rough cut

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. the first print of a movie after preliminary editing
E.g.
  • Lynch's original rough cut ran for approximately four hours.
  • He said the film "transformed quite a bit" from the rough cut.
  • Studio officials inspected the film's rough cut on 28 February.

salary cut

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. the act of reducing a salary; pay cut

spending cut

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. the act of reducing spending

tax cut

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. the act of reducing taxation
E.g.
  • Scheer has proposed a tax cut for the lowest income tax bracket.
  • However, about 35% of the stimulus was tax relief, including a $116 billion income tax cut.
  • In response to an anticipated tax cut, the hashtag #keepmytendollars trended on social media.

then cut

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • "; the film then cut to black for the end credits.
  • The fir-tree is then cut into pieces and burned.
  • Over 200 men then cut the pink granite by hand.

cut costs

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • Compaq had been producing the PC chassis at its plant in Shenzhen, China to cut costs.
  • Bazley's recommendations were rapidly adopted by the Government which wanted to cut costs.
  • Using temperature to effect change allows labs to cut costs on buying salt and saves money.

cut short when

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • His career was cut short when a car accident in 1961 left him unable to perform.
  • His rugby career was cut short when he broke his leg in a match against Oxford University.
  • The two fall in love, but their happiness is cut short when Koma attacks Zottel and kills him.

cut in half

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • First, charges to consumers were cut in half.
  • Some lines were cut in half; many stations were shut down.
  • In 1963 the property was cut in half by the Antelope Valley Freeway.

career was cut

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • Plagued by weight gain, Bejshak's career was cut short.
  • "San Flaviano"s career was cut short in 1958.
  • His NBA career was cut short by injuries, and he retired in 1981.

cut the lead

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • A two-run homer by Baylor cut the lead to one.
  • A 44-yard touchdown pass from Gilbert to Shipley cut the lead to 24–13.
  • In the bottom half of the second inning, the Yankees cut the lead to 2–1.

cut ties

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • On 19 July, he cut ties with Sporting and moved to 1.
  • Frances decides to cut ties with Greta.
  • on a phone interview, Dr. Dre requested that Royce cut ties with Kino.

not cut

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • When the meat was not cut properly, man would not eat.
  • This is because bullets "crush" tissue, and do not cut it.
  • He struck his son-in-law with a sword, but could not cut him.

make the cut

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • It is from the "Both Sides" sessions and did not make the cut.
  • As the only amateur to make the cut, he earned low amateur honors.
  • The youngest of 25 drivers in the competition, he failed to make the cut.

cut scenes

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • These cut scenes can be seen in the Japanese theatrical trailer.
  • "Late Shift" is presented as a movie with live-action cut scenes.
  • There were also in-ter cut scenes of ayumi in a room full of candles.

cut stone

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • The wall itself is an odd combination of cut stone, brick, and rubble.
  • The distinctive gate posts feature wrought-iron railings with cut stone piers.
  • It was built in 1935 out of ashlar cut stone, quarried nearby, and beaded mortar.

used to cut

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • He also used to cut tapes for his dance shows.
  • This process has been successfully used to cut both pure iron and pure copper.
  • The cutters most often used to cut spotfaces are counterbore cutters and endmills.

made the cut

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • Four amateurs made the cut, the most since 1999.
  • In all, fourteen songs made the cut and are on the album.
  • 73 professionals and no amateurs made the cut line of 143 (+1).

first cut

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • The first cut of the song was completed in October 2011.
  • According to editor John D. Dunning, the first cut of the film was four and a half hours long.
  • Once a first cut is completed by the editors, the composers do further developing of their tracks.

cut short due

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • His career was cut short due to his untimely death in 1983 aged only 36.
  • In 2018, his season was cut short due to injury, only pitching in 25 games.
  • His inter county career was cut short due to a number of serious knee injuries.

cut all

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • A county sheriff from Nebraska whose wife and child died in a fire, O'Hara cut all ties with his past life.
  • Upon independence in 1958, France cut all ties and immediately began to repatriate Guinean soldiers serving in the French Army.
  • In March 1964, the Interstate Commerce Commission authorized the NYNH&H to cut all Berkshire Division services except the weekend trips.

missed the cut

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • He missed the cut in his first 21 consecutive events.
  • Clarke also missed the cut, and McDowell finished tied-57th.
  • McIlroy missed the cut by one stroke, for the first time since 2013.

open cut

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • The Nolan's Gully open cut commenced in 1993.
  • Only were in the tunnel, the rest of the route in open cut.
  • The other two lanes of the open cut were completed in late August.

later cut

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • The flights to Denver were later cut back to once daily.
  • Vandals later cut the tree with a chainsaw.
  • He was signed in May 2015 to New York Jets but was later cut.

season was cut

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • His season was cut short by a foot injury.
  • In 2018, his season was cut short due to injury, only pitching in 25 games.
  • Once again, she would only participate in four games until her season was cut short.

cut open

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • The hollow gourd is cut open and covered with a dry bladder of animal.
  • The upper ends are cut open at different length so that each tube has different notes.
  • Reportedly, the child was hung upside down, forced to throw up the host and was cut open.

order to cut

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • They used tools created of flint and bones, in order to cut leather.
  • Toho had decided to set the film on an island in order to cut back on special effects costs.
  • In addition, the WPS attempted to have a closer relationship with Major League Soccer in order to cut costs.

hair cut

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • When Hank receives a bad hair cut, Bill is able to fix it quite easily.
  • After refusing to have his hair cut, Neto is locked in solitary once again.
  • Octo has ice blue eyes and dark brown hair cut just above his chin, and bangs.

clear cut

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • On the Hintuan Passage side, the shore is generally clear cut.
  • It must be noted though that adherence was not clear cut, and men from both sides of the divide joined the other.
  • A large US Forest Service authorized clear cut took place south of the lake in the winter of 2009 and continues in 2010.

decided to cut

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • ApologetiX decided to cut 4 tracks out of the mix.
  • When they jumped down, the riders decided to cut through the post office.
  • Later in that year, however, the company decided to cut 6% of its workforce as part of a restructuring effort.

cut above

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • She wants it to be a cut above everything else."
  • whether the poet is a cut above or not.
  • Neil Midgley of "The Daily Telegraph", called the story-telling "a cut above".

cut during

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • He was cut during final cuts for the 2004 season.
  • Horton was cut during the 1980 Training Camp.
  • Chandler was cut during the 1991 season.

able to cut

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • Only when Jovan gave him his own sword was the murderer able to cut off his head.
  • Vladislav was able to cut off his head only after Vladimir gave him his own sword.
  • Only when Vladimir gave him his own sword was the emperor able to cut off his head.

rock cut

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • The pathway to the fort is made of rock cut steps.
  • The area around features numerous rock cut rooms and crypts.
  • There is a rock cut shrine of Vinayaka, below the ground level.

cut off all

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • Then the sword cut off all three of Gorynych's heads at once.
  • Ely decides to cut off all her hair, ending up with a very short butch style.
  • He proceeded to cut off all contact with Curchod, even as she vowed to wait for him.

original cut

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • In the original cut of the film Tab Hunter's character died at the end.
  • It appears that Canned Heat's 'Woodstock Boogie' sung by The Bear was on the original cut.
  • This version of the film is Roman Polanski's original cut bearing "The Fearless Vampire Killers" title card.

cut flowers

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • onion, garlic, leek, asparagus, vanilla), as cut flowers (e.g.
  • Inside you will find more than of fresh cut flowers and potted plants.
  • Indeed, he practically founded the trade in cut flowers on the French Riviera.

album cut

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • The single is identical to the album cut except that it does not fade out at the end.
  • In 2000, Lynne found an unedited alternative mix for the song, also recorded in 1976, that he decided he preferred over the album cut.
  • "My Next Thirty Years" debuted as an album cut at number 74 on the U.S. "Billboard" Hot Country Singles & Tracks for the week of April 8, 2000.

halfway cut

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • CUT = missed the halfway cut WD = withdrew "T" indicates a tie for a place.
  • "<br> CUT = missed the halfway cut<br> "T" indicates a tie for a place "This list may be incomplete.
  • CUT = missed the halfway cut "T" indicates a tie for a place "Results not in chronological order before 2017."
E.g.
  • Royalist cavalry threatened to cut the Parliamentarians off from Fowey.
  • Peter threatened to cut him off if he did not acquiesce in his father's plans.
  • Repeated British counterattacks threatened to cut off and destroy the Afrika Korps.

forced to cut

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • Hitler and Speer were forced to cut planned increases in production.
  • Unable to pay on such big win, Nate is forced to cut Melvin a 'slice of the pie'.
  • Despite support from the trade, Maersk Line was forced to cut down services due to over supply.

cut before

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • He was cut before the start of the season.
  • Each candidate performs their skits for a score, and then there is a final cut before A-Day.
  • He then was signed by the San Francisco 49ers in July 2007, but was cut before the regular season began.

attempt to cut

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • Back on the planet, a failed attempt to cut a grave for D'Amato proves that the planet is artificial.
  • Organized baseball initiated a player draft in 1959, in an attempt to cut down on large signing bonuses given to young players.
  • They harassed the coasts of Manila Bay and its environs, and preyed on sampans and junks from China and Japan in an attempt to cut off Spanish trade with East Asia.

title cut

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • The album's title cut reached a peak of No.
  • The title cut was released next, and reached #2, a feat equaled to the north as well.
  • The title cut, a duet with Dolly Parton, debuted first and made it to number 21 in the U.S. and number 14 in Canada.
E.g.
  • Much of his footage was eventually removed from the final theatrical cut, dramatically condensing the plot.
  • An unrated version was also released containing non-censored profanity and brief nudity not seen in the theatrical cut.
  • The film was released on Blu-ray in 2017, containing the theatrical cut, trailer, radio spots and an interview with Cheech Marin.

short cut

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • No solution therefore offers a "short cut".
  • Drawing became a short cut to show her thoughts, feelings and needs.
  • The track was pioneered by John Holland in 1893 as a short cut through to the Goldfields.
E.g.
  • But further inland, the towns of Tokar and Sinkat were completely cut off.
  • Other Indian chiefs were present and said "they never saw him so completely cut down before".
  • Threatened with being completely cut off, the British began a retreat eastward toward Egypt on 14 June, the so-called "Gazala Gallop".
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