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1. undercut

noun. ['ˈʌndɝˌkət'] a cut made underneath to remove material.

Synonyms

  • cutting

Antonyms

  • inflate
  • deflate

Etymology

  • cut (English)
  • cutten (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • under- (English)

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Words that Rhyme with Undercut

  • clearcut
  • haircut
  • shortcut
  • supercut
  • taxcut

Example sentences of the word undercut


1. Preposition or subordinating conjunction
This is because businesses repeatedly undercut other companies in an attempt to gain a competitive edge.

2. Verb, past participle
Other destinations may be perfectly warm, but the balmy temperature is undercut by constant breezes.

3. Verb, base form
If the sucker is stubborn, you may have to undercut the roots on the opposite side.

4. Noun, singular or mass
Make a wedge-shaped cut, known as an undercut, into the tree with a chainsaw.

5. Adjective
The tree should tilt and begin to fall in the direction that the undercut opens to.

2. undercut

noun. ['ˈʌndɝˌkət'] the material removed by a cut made underneath.

Synonyms

  • material

Antonyms

  • unmown
  • untrimmed

Etymology

  • cut (English)
  • cutten (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • under- (English)

3. undercut

verb. ['ˈʌndɝˌkət'] cut away the underpart of.

Antonyms

  • divest

Etymology

  • cut (English)
  • cutten (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • under- (English)

4. undercut

noun. ['ˈʌndɝˌkət'] a notch cut in the trunk of tree in order to determine the direction of its fall.

Synonyms

  • notch

Antonyms

  • strengthen
  • malfunction

Etymology

  • cut (English)
  • cutten (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • under- (English)

5. undercut

noun. ['ˈʌndɝˌkət'] the tender meat of the loin muscle on each side of the vertebral column.

Synonyms

  • cut
  • tenderloin
  • beef tenderloin
  • cut of meat

Antonyms

  • uncastrated
  • attend
  • increased
  • erase

Etymology

  • cut (English)
  • cutten (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • under- (English)

6. undercut

verb. ['ˈʌndɝˌkət'] strike (the ball) in golf, tennis, or hockey obliquely downward so as to give a backspin or elevation to the shot.

Antonyms

  • rise

Etymology

  • cut (English)
  • cutten (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • under- (English)

7. undercut

noun. ['ˈʌndɝˌkət'] (sports) a stroke that puts reverse spin on the ball.

Synonyms

  • cut
  • shot

Antonyms

  • lengthen
  • expand
  • uncut

Etymology

  • cut (English)
  • cutten (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • under- (English)

8. undercut

verb. ['ˈʌndɝˌkət'] cut obliquely into (a tree) below the main cut and on the side toward which the tree will fall.

Synonyms

  • strike down
  • cut down
  • fell
  • drop

Antonyms

  • start
  • stand still
  • issue
  • validate

Etymology

  • cut (English)
  • cutten (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • under- (English)

9. undercut

verb. ['ˈʌndɝˌkət'] cut away material from the underside of (an object) so as to leave an overhanging portion in relief.

Antonyms

  • recuperate

Etymology

  • cut (English)
  • cutten (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • under- (English)

10. undercut

verb. ['ˈʌndɝˌkət'] sell cheaper than one's competition.

Synonyms

  • discount
  • sell

Antonyms

  • better
  • mind
  • attend to

Etymology

  • cut (English)
  • cutten (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • under- (English)
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