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1. cull

noun. ['ˈkʌl'] the person or thing that is rejected or set aside as inferior in quality.

Synonyms

  • reject
  • deciding

Antonyms

  • push
  • fearfulness
  • gutlessness

Etymology

  • cuillir (Old French (842-ca. 1400))
  • colligo (Latin)

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Words that Rhyme with Cull

  • goksel
  • trull
  • stull
  • smull
  • skull
  • schmuhl
  • krull
  • krul
  • crull
  • bruhl
  • yul
  • tull
  • thull
  • thul
  • sul
  • shull
  • ruhl
  • puhl
  • null
  • mull
  • muhl
  • lull
  • kull
  • kuhl
  • juhl
  • hull
  • gull
  • gul
  • guhl
  • dulle

How do you pronounce cull?

Pronounce cull as kəl.

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Example sentences of the word cull


1. Verb, non-3rd person singular present
Once candidates are selected, you cull from among the best applicants to make a hiring decision.

2. Verb, base form
Decide which kids show potential for your market and cull the others.

3. Adjective
Mail sorters receive and cull mail from conveyors, and sort it according to various zip codes.

2. cull

verb. ['ˈkʌl'] look for and gather.

Synonyms

  • collect
  • pick
  • gather
  • mushroom
  • berry
  • garner
  • pull together

Antonyms

  • give
  • undue
  • praise
  • diverge

Etymology

  • cuillir (Old French (842-ca. 1400))
  • colligo (Latin)

3. cull

verb. ['ˈkʌl'] remove something that has been rejected.

Synonyms

  • get rid of

Antonyms

  • toadstool
  • accept

Etymology

  • cuillir (Old French (842-ca. 1400))
  • colligo (Latin)
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