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1. down

adverb. ['ˈdaʊn'] spatially or metaphorically from a higher to a lower level or position.

Synonyms

  • downward
  • downwardly

Antonyms

  • upwards
  • upwardly
  • up

Etymology

  • doun (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • dun (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
  • dune (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
  • dún (Old Norse)

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Words that Rhyme with Cut Down

  • abbottstown
  • abbotstown
  • run-down
  • mcquown
  • facedown
  • downtown
  • uptown
  • renown
  • mcgown
  • mccown
  • mccoun
  • frown
  • drown
  • crowne
  • crown
  • clown
  • browne
  • brown
  • towne
  • town
  • shoun
  • noun
  • lown
  • gown
  • downe
  • around

Example sentences of the word cut-down


1. Noun Phrase
This can cut down on the amount of treats you have to feed your dog during training.

2. Noun Phrase
Sometimes entrée items are served by the staff to cut down on customers overestimating what they can consume.

2. down

adjective. ['ˈdaʊn'] being or moving lower in position or less in some value.

Synonyms

  • set
  • downbound
  • thrown
  • descending
  • behind
  • downfield
  • downward
  • weak
  • low
  • fallen

Antonyms

  • high
  • up
  • night school
  • disqualify

Etymology

  • doun (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • dun (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
  • dune (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
  • dún (Old Norse)

3. down

verb. ['ˈdaʊn'] drink down entirely.

Synonyms

  • toss off
  • belt down
  • drink down
  • bolt down
  • kill
  • imbibe
  • pour down
  • drink

Antonyms

  • imperceptible
  • smart
  • infallible
  • irregular

Etymology

  • doun (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • dun (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
  • dune (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
  • dún (Old Norse)

4. down

noun. ['ˈdaʊn'] soft fine feathers.

Synonyms

  • feather
  • plume
  • plumage
  • swan's down
  • plumule
  • goose down
  • down feather

Antonyms

  • depressurise
  • pressurise
  • depressurize
  • desynchronize

Etymology

  • doun (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • dun (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
  • dune (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
  • dún (Old Norse)

5. down

verb. ['ˈdaʊn'] bring down or defeat (an opponent).

Synonyms

  • get the better of
  • defeat

Antonyms

  • untangled
  • powerful
  • tough

Etymology

  • doun (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • dun (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
  • dune (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
  • dún (Old Norse)

6. down

adjective. ['ˈdaʊn'] becoming progressively lower.

Antonyms

  • day school

Etymology

  • doun (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • dun (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
  • dune (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
  • dún (Old Norse)

7. 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))

8. 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))

9. 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))

10. 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))
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