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1. cut-and-dry

adjective. according to ordinary expectations.

Synonyms

  • ordinary

Antonyms

  • unusual
  • uncommon

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2. 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))

3. dry

adjective. ['ˈdraɪ'] free from liquid or moisture; lacking natural or normal moisture or depleted of water; or no longer wet.

Synonyms

  • semiarid
  • thirsty
  • bone dry
  • bone-dry
  • wetness
  • shrivelled
  • adust
  • dried-out
  • dried-up
  • dry-shod
  • rainless
  • desiccated
  • semi-dry
  • waterless
  • dried
  • scorched
  • sere
  • withered
  • baked
  • air-dry
  • sear
  • air-dried
  • arid
  • parched
  • kiln-dried
  • shriveled

Antonyms

  • wet
  • dissimilate
  • increase
  • demilitarize

Etymology

  • drye (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • drygan (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
  • dryge (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

4. 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))

5. dry

verb. ['ˈdraɪ'] remove the moisture from and make dry.

Synonyms

  • dry up
  • drip-dry
  • alter
  • parch
  • rough-dry
  • desiccate
  • dry out
  • air
  • tumble dry
  • change
  • dehumidify
  • blow-dry
  • spin-dry
  • exsiccate
  • spray-dry
  • sear
  • modify

Antonyms

  • wet
  • decontaminate
  • clean
  • unstring

Etymology

  • drye (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • drygan (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
  • dryge (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

6. dry

verb. ['ˈdraɪ'] become dry or drier.

Synonyms

  • run dry
  • scorch
  • change

Antonyms

  • stabilize
  • better
  • assimilate
  • stiffen

Etymology

  • drye (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • drygan (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
  • dryge (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

7. 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))

8. 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))

9. dry

adjective. ['ˈdraɪ'] humorously sarcastic or mocking.

Synonyms

  • ironical
  • humourous
  • ironic
  • wry

Antonyms

  • increased
  • blond
  • lively
  • fresh

Etymology

  • drye (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • drygan (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
  • dryge (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

10. 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))
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