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1. cut

verb. ['ˈkʌt'] separate with or as if with an instrument.

Synonyms

  • mortice
  • dissect
  • mortise
  • julienne
  • snick
  • disunite
  • cut down
  • pare
  • transect
  • rip
  • scissor
  • shear
  • tail
  • undercut
  • divide
  • cut up
  • hob
  • chase
  • cut across
  • strike down
  • whittle
  • slice up
  • crosscut
  • cube
  • sever
  • gash
  • nip
  • bisect
  • clip
  • chatter
  • dock
  • slit
  • incise
  • sabre
  • chip at
  • rebate
  • tap
  • bore
  • lop
  • dice
  • nick
  • part
  • carve
  • hack
  • trim
  • manicure
  • saw
  • cut off
  • slash
  • separate
  • snip off
  • trisect
  • chamfer
  • drill
  • snip
  • nip off
  • discerp
  • trench
  • shave
  • cut away
  • slice
  • jag
  • saber
  • bevel
  • fell
  • pink
  • cradle
  • circumcise
  • indent
  • tomahawk
  • break off
  • mow
  • knap
  • chop
  • furrow
  • chip
  • bob
  • drop
  • plane

Antonyms

  • loosen
  • depersonalize
  • dissimilate
  • demilitarize

Etymology

  • cutten (Middle English (1100-1500))

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Words that Rhyme with Cut

  • terre-haute
  • somewhat
  • mcnutt
  • chesnutt
  • strut
  • rebut
  • curnutte
  • allnutt
  • what
  • smut
  • slut
  • skutt
  • schutte
  • klugt
  • glut
  • abut
  • tutt
  • tut
  • shutt
  • shut
  • schutt
  • schut
  • rutt
  • rut
  • putt
  • phut
  • nutt
  • nut
  • mutt
  • kut

Example sentences of the word cut


1. Verb, base form
Measure and cut the beam using a metal saw.

2. Noun, singular or mass
Ribs are a cut of meat that is taken from the upper torso of the animal.

3. Verb, past tense
Razor cut over the hole several times to make certain that the hole is neatly trimmed.

4. Verb, non-3rd person singular present
Install the frames of the sunroof in the hole you cut in the roof of the Mini Cooper.

5. Verb, past participle
If the wire is nicked or cut, repair the wire before repairing the insulation.

Quotes containing the word cut


1. There is no short cut to achievement. Life requires thorough preparation - veneer isn't worth anything.
- George Washington Carver

2. I believe there should be no arbitrary date set for withdrawal and yet no permanent, unending deployment. No cut and run, yet measured progress in helping a people who want to be free without an illusion of overnight success.
- Rick Renzi

3. How many slams in an old screen door? Depends how loud you shut it. How many slices in a bread? Depends how thin you cut it. How much good inside a day? Depends how good you live 'em. How much love inside a friend? Depends how much you give 'em.
- Shel Silverstein

2. cut

verb. ['ˈkʌt'] cut down on; make a reduction in.

Synonyms

  • bring down
  • shave
  • downsize
  • lessen
  • subtract
  • trim down
  • retrench
  • spill
  • deflate
  • knock off
  • cut down
  • cut back
  • inflate
  • trim
  • decrease
  • quench
  • reduce
  • slash
  • minify
  • detract
  • thin out
  • take away
  • thin
  • shorten

Antonyms

  • inflate
  • deflate
  • increase
  • lengthen

Etymology

  • cutten (Middle English (1100-1500))

3. cut

adjective. ['ˈkʌt'] separated into parts or laid open or penetrated with a sharp edge or instrument.

Synonyms

  • cut up
  • split
  • perforated
  • pierced
  • sliced
  • severed
  • cut off
  • chopped
  • incised
  • perforate
  • punctured

Antonyms

  • join
  • connect
  • ascend
  • rise

Etymology

  • cutten (Middle English (1100-1500))

4. cut

verb. ['ˈkʌt'] turn sharply; change direction abruptly.

Synonyms

  • slue
  • trend
  • slew
  • yaw
  • peel off
  • curve
  • turn
  • sheer
  • swerve

Antonyms

  • mythologize
  • dull
  • quieten
  • worsen

Etymology

  • cutten (Middle English (1100-1500))

5. cut

verb. ['ˈkʌt'] cut and assemble the components of.

Synonyms

  • edit out
  • alter
  • contract
  • modify
  • change
  • edit
  • reduce
  • foreshorten
  • abbreviate
  • abridge

Antonyms

  • waxing
  • widening
  • increment
  • abstain

Etymology

  • cutten (Middle English (1100-1500))

6. cut

verb. ['ˈkʌt'] make out and issue.

Synonyms

  • write
  • issue
  • make out
  • write out

Antonyms

  • woman
  • fire
  • widen
  • decentralise

Etymology

  • cutten (Middle English (1100-1500))

7. cut

verb. ['ˈkʌt'] discharge from a group.

Synonyms

  • discharge

Antonyms

  • stabilise
  • centralise

Etymology

  • cutten (Middle English (1100-1500))

8. cut

noun. ['ˈkʌt'] (film) an immediate transition from one shot to the next.

Synonyms

  • transition

Antonyms

  • windward
  • reverse

Etymology

  • cutten (Middle English (1100-1500))

9. cut

verb. ['ˈkʌt'] form by probing, penetrating, or digging.

Synonyms

  • blast
  • create

Antonyms

  • cool
  • demythologize
  • discharge

Etymology

  • cutten (Middle English (1100-1500))

10. cut

adjective. ['ˈkʌt'] fashioned or shaped by cutting.

Synonyms

  • cut out
  • sheared
  • hand-hewn
  • slashed

Antonyms

  • stay
  • front
  • middle
  • beginning

Etymology

  • cutten (Middle English (1100-1500))
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