Definition of Cut

1. Noun. A share of the profits. "Everyone got a cut of the earnings"

Group relationships: Booty, Dirty Money, Loot, Pillage, Plunder, Prize, Swag
Generic synonyms: Part, Percentage, Portion, Share
Specialized synonyms: Rake-off, Vigorish

2. Verb. Separate with or as if with an instrument. "They cut the newspapers"; "Cut the rope"

3. Adjective. Separated into parts or laid open or penetrated with a sharp edge or instrument. "Bandages on her cut wrists"

4. Noun. (film) an immediate transition from one shot to the next. "The cut from the accident scene to the hospital seemed too abrupt"
Generic synonyms: Transition
Specialized synonyms: Jump Cut

5. Verb. Cut down on; make a reduction in. "They will cut the duet"; "The employer wants to cut back health benefits"

6. Adjective. Fashioned or shaped by cutting. "Cut velvet"
Similar to: Cut Out, Hand-hewn, Hewn, Sheared, Slashed
Antonyms: Uncut

7. Noun. A trench resembling a furrow that was made by erosion or excavation.
Exact synonyms: Gash
Generic synonyms: Furrow

8. Verb. Turn sharply; change direction abruptly. "The motorbike veered to the right"
Exact synonyms: Curve, Sheer, Slew, Slue, Swerve, Trend, Veer
Generic synonyms: Turn
Specialized synonyms: Peel Off, Yaw
Derivative terms: Curve, Curve, Swerve, Swerve, Swerving, Trend, Veering

9. Adjective. With parts removed. "The drastically cut film"
Exact synonyms: Shortened
Similar to: Abridged

10. Noun. A step on some scale. "He is a cut above the rest"
Generic synonyms: Gradation, Step

11. Verb. Make an incision or separation. "Cut along the dotted line"
Derivative terms: Cutting, Cutting

12. Adjective. Made neat and tidy by trimming. "His neatly trimmed hair"
Exact synonyms: Trimmed
Similar to: Clipped
Antonyms: Untrimmed

13. Noun. A wound made by cutting. "He put a bandage over the cut"
Exact synonyms: Gash, Slash, Slice
Generic synonyms: Lesion, Wound
Derivative terms: Gash, Slash, Slash, Slice

14. Verb. Discharge from a group. "The coach cut two players from the team"
Generic synonyms: Discharge, Free

15. Adjective. (used of grass or vegetation) cut down with a hand implement or machine. "The smell of newly mown hay"
Exact synonyms: Mown
Category relationships: Botany, Flora, Vegetation
Similar to: New-mown
Antonyms: Unmown

16. Noun. A piece of meat that has been cut from an animal carcass.

17. Verb. Form by probing, penetrating, or digging. "The sweat cut little rivulets into her face"
Generic synonyms: Create, Make
Specialized synonyms: Blast

18. Adjective. (of pages of a book) having the folds of the leaves trimmed or slit. "The cut pages of the book"
Antonyms: Uncut

19. Noun. A remark capable of wounding mentally. "The unkindest cut of all"
Exact synonyms: Stinger
Generic synonyms: Abuse, Contumely, Insult, Revilement, Vilification
Derivative terms: Sting

20. Verb. Style and tailor in a certain fashion. "They cut the cape "; "Cut a dress"
Exact synonyms: Tailor
Category relationships: Fashion
Specialized synonyms: Gore
Generic synonyms: Design
Derivative terms: Tailor

21. Adjective. (of a male animal) having the testicles removed. "A cut horse"
Exact synonyms: Emasculated, Gelded
Similar to: Castrated, Unsexed

22. Noun. A distinct selection of music from a recording or a compact disc. "The title track of the album"
Exact synonyms: Track
Generic synonyms: Excerpt, Excerption, Extract, Selection

23. Verb. Hit (a ball) with a spin so that it turns in the opposite direction. "Cut a Ping-Pong ball"
Category relationships: Athletics, Sport
Generic synonyms: Hit

24. Adjective. (used of rates or prices) reduced usually sharply. "The slashed prices attracted buyers"
Exact synonyms: Slashed
Similar to: Decreased, Reduced

25. Noun. The omission that is made when an editorial change shortens a written passage. "Both parties agreed on the excision of the proposed clause"
Exact synonyms: Deletion, Excision
Generic synonyms: Editing, Redaction
Derivative terms: Delete, Delete, Excise

26. Verb. Make out and issue. "The banks cut the check"; "Please make the check out to me"
Exact synonyms: Issue, Make Out, Write Out
Generic synonyms: Write
Specialized synonyms: Check

27. Adjective. Mixed with water. "A cup of thinned soup"
Exact synonyms: Thinned, Weakened
Similar to: Dilute, Diluted

28. Noun. The style in which a garment is cut. "A dress of traditional cut"
Generic synonyms: Fashion

29. Verb. Cut and assemble the components of. "They will cut the duet"; "Cut recording tape"
Exact synonyms: Edit, Edit Out
Generic synonyms: Alter, Change, Modify
Related verbs: Abbreviate, Abridge, Contract, Foreshorten, Reduce, Shorten
Derivative terms: Cutting

30. Noun. A canal made by erosion or excavation.
Generic synonyms: Canal

31. Verb. Intentionally fail to attend. "Cut class"
Exact synonyms: Skip
Generic synonyms: Miss
Specialized synonyms: Bunk Off, Play Hooky
Derivative terms: Skip, Skipper

32. Noun. A refusal to recognize someone you know. "The snub was clearly intentional"
Exact synonyms: Cold Shoulder, Snub
Generic synonyms: Rebuff, Slight
Derivative terms: Cold-shoulder, Snub

33. Verb. Be able to manage or manage successfully. "She could not cut the long days in the office"
Exact synonyms: Hack
Generic synonyms: Contend, Cope, Deal, Get By, Grapple, Make Do, Make Out, Manage

34. Noun. In baseball; a batter's attempt to hit a pitched ball. "He took a vicious cut at the ball"
Exact synonyms: Baseball Swing, Swing
Generic synonyms: Shot, Stroke

35. Verb. Give the appearance or impression of. "Cut a nice figure"
Generic synonyms: Appear, Look, Seem

36. Noun. (sports) a stroke that puts reverse spin on the ball. "Cuts do not bother a good tennis player"
Exact synonyms: Undercut
Category relationships: Squash, Squash Rackets, Squash Racquets, Badminton, Lawn Tennis, Tennis
Generic synonyms: Shot, Stroke
Derivative terms: Undercut

37. Verb. Move (one's fist). "His opponent cut upward toward his chin"
Category relationships: Boxing, Fisticuffs, Pugilism
Generic synonyms: Move

38. Noun. The division of a deck of cards before dealing. "The cutting of the cards soon became a ritual"
Exact synonyms: Cutting
Generic synonyms: Division
Group relationships: Card Game, Cards

39. Verb. Pass directly and often in haste. "We cut through the neighbor's yard to get home sooner"
Generic synonyms: Go Across, Go Through, Pass

40. Noun. The act of penetrating or opening open with a sharp edge. "His cut in the lining revealed the hidden jewels"
Exact synonyms: Cutting
Generic synonyms: Opening
Specialized synonyms: Nick, Notch, Snick, Gash, Slash, Incision, Section, Surgical Incision

41. Verb. Pass through or across. "The boat cut the water"

42. Noun. The act of cutting something into parts. "His cutting of the cake made a terrible mess"
Exact synonyms: Cutting
Specialized synonyms: Severance, Severing, Dissection, Scission, Slicing, Undercut
Generic synonyms: Division

43. Verb. Make an abrupt change of image or sound. "Cut from one scene to another"
Generic synonyms: Change, Shift, Switch
Specialized synonyms: Cut Away
Also: Cut To
Derivative terms: Cutting

44. Noun. The act of shortening something by chopping off the ends. "The barber gave him a good cut"
Exact synonyms: Cutting, Cutting Off
Generic synonyms: Shortening
Specialized synonyms: Clip, Clipping, Snip, Haircut, Clipping, Trim, Trimming, Shearing

45. Verb. Stop filming. "Cut a movie scene"
Generic synonyms: Stop

46. Noun. The act of reducing the amount or number. "The mayor proposed extensive cuts in the city budget"

47. Verb. Make a recording of. "They will cut the duet"; "She cut all of her major titles again"
Generic synonyms: Record, Tape

48. Noun. An unexcused absence from class. "He was punished for taking too many cuts in his math class"
Generic synonyms: Absence

49. Verb. Record a performance on (a medium). "Cut a record"
Generic synonyms: Record, Tape
Related verbs: Burn

50. Verb. Create by duplicating data. "Burn a CD"
Exact synonyms: Burn
Generic synonyms: Create, Make, Produce

51. Verb. Form or shape by cutting or incising. "Cut paper dolls"
Generic synonyms: Create, Make
Derivative terms: Cutting, Cutting

52. Verb. Perform or carry out. "Cut a caper"
Generic synonyms: Do, Execute, Perform

53. Verb. Function as a cutting instrument. "This knife cuts well"
Generic synonyms: Function, Go, Operate, Run, Work

54. Verb. Allow incision or separation. "This bread cuts easily"
Generic synonyms: Be

55. Verb. Divide a deck of cards at random into two parts to make selection difficult. "She cut the deck for a long time"
Generic synonyms: Mix, Ruffle, Shuffle
Derivative terms: Cutting

56. Verb. Cause to stop operating by disengaging a switch. "Turn out the lights"
Exact synonyms: Switch Off, Turn Off, Turn Out
Specialized synonyms: Kill
Generic synonyms: Flip, Switch, Throw
Antonyms: Switch On

57. Verb. Reap or harvest. "They cut rye in the field"; "Cut grain"
Generic synonyms: Glean, Harvest, Reap

58. Verb. Fell by sawing; hew. "The Vietnamese cut a lot of timber while they occupied Cambodia"
Generic synonyms: Cut Down, Drop, Fell, Strike Down

59. Verb. Penetrate injuriously. "They cut themselves"; "The glass from the shattered windshield cut into her forehead"
Generic synonyms: Penetrate, Perforate

60. Verb. Refuse to acknowledge. "She cut him dead at the meeting"
Exact synonyms: Disregard, Ignore, Snub
Generic synonyms: Do By, Handle, Treat
Derivative terms: Snub

61. Verb. Shorten as if by severing the edges or ends of. "Cut my hair"
Generic synonyms: Shorten
Specialized synonyms: Shave, Trim, French, Crop

62. Verb. Weed out unwanted or unnecessary things. "We had to lose weight, so we cut the sugar from our diet"

63. Verb. Dissolve by breaking down the fat of. "Soap cuts grease"
Generic synonyms: Break Up, Dissolve, Resolve

64. Verb. Have a reducing effect. "This cuts into my earnings"

65. Verb. Cease, stop. "We had to cut short the conversation"
Exact synonyms: Cut Off
Generic synonyms: Break Up, Cut Off, Disrupt, Interrupt
Also: Cut Off

66. Verb. Reduce in scope while retaining essential elements. "They won't cut the story "; "The manuscript must be shortened"

67. Verb. Lessen the strength or flavor of a solution or mixture. "Cut bourbon"
Exact synonyms: Dilute, Reduce, Thin, Thin Out
Generic synonyms: Weaken
Specialized synonyms: Water Down
Derivative terms: Cutting, Dilutant, Dilution, Dilution, Thinner, Thinning

68. Verb. Have grow through the gums. "The baby cut a tooth"
Generic synonyms: Acquire, Develop, Get, Grow, Produce

69. Verb. Grow through the gums. "The new tooth is cutting"
Generic synonyms: Grow

70. Verb. Cut off the testicles (of male animals such as horses). "The vet gelded the young horse"
Exact synonyms: Geld
Generic synonyms: Castrate, Demasculinise, Demasculinize, Emasculate
Derivative terms: Gelding

Definition of Cut

1. v. t. To separate the parts of with, or as with, a sharp instrument; to make an incision in; to gash; to sever; to divide.

2. v. i. To do the work of an edged tool; to serve in dividing or gashing; as, a knife cuts well.

3. n. An opening made with an edged instrument; a cleft; a gash; a slash; a wound made by cutting; as, a sword cut.

4. a. Gashed or divided, as by a cutting instrument.

5. v. t. To deflect (a bowled ball) to the off, with a chopping movement of the bat.

6. n. A slanting stroke causing the ball to spin and bound irregularly; also, the spin so given to the ball.

Definition of Cut

1. Adjective. (context: participial adjective) Having been '''cut'''. ¹

2. Adjective. Reduced. ¹

3. Adjective. (context: of a gem) Carved into a shape; not raw. ¹

4. Adjective. (cricket of a shot) Played with a horizontal bat to hit the ball backward of point. ¹

5. Adjective. (bodybuilding) Having muscular definition in which individual groups of muscle fibers stand out among larger muscles. ¹

6. Adjective. (informal) Circumcised. ¹

7. Adjective. (Australia NZ slang) Emotionally hurt. ¹

8. Adjective. Eliminated from consideration during a recruitment drive. ¹

9. Adjective. Removed from a team roster. ¹

10. Adjective. (NZ) Intoxicated as a result of drugs or alcohol. ¹

11. Noun. An opening resulting from cutting. ¹

12. Noun. The act of cutting. ¹

13. Noun. The result of cutting. ¹

14. Noun. A share or portion. ¹

15. Noun. (cricket) A batsman's shot played with a swinging motion of the bat, to hit the ball backward of point. ¹

16. Noun. (cricket) Sideways movement of the ball through the air caused by a fast bowler imparting spin to the ball. ¹

17. Noun. The act or right of dividing a deck of playing cards. ¹

18. Noun. The manner or style a garment is fashioned in. ¹

19. Noun. A slab, especially of meat. ¹

20. Noun. (fencing) An attack made with a chopping motion of the blade, landing with its edge or point. ¹

21. Noun. A deliberate snub, typically a refusal to return a bow or other acknowledgement of acquaintance. ¹

22. Noun. A definable part, such as an individual song, of a recording, particularly of commercial records, audio tapes, CDs, etc. ¹

23. Noun. (archaeology) A truncation, a context that represents a moment in time when other archaeological deposits were removed for the creation of some feature such as a ditch or pit. ¹

24. Verb. (transitive) To perform an incision on, for example with a knife. ¹

25. Verb. (transitive) To divide with a knife, scissors, or another sharp instrument. ¹

26. Verb. (transitive) To separate from prior association; to remove a portion of a recording during editing. ¹

27. Verb. (transitive computing) To remove and place in memory for later use. ¹

28. Verb. (intransitive) To enter a queue in the wrong place. ¹

29. Verb. (intransitive cinema audio usually as imperative) To cease recording activities. ¹

30. Verb. (transitive) To reduce, especially intentionally. ¹

31. Verb. (transitive) To form or shape by cutting. ¹

32. Verb. (intransitive) To intersect or cross in such a way as to divide in half or nearly so. ¹

33. Verb. (transitive cricket) To make the ball spin sideways by running one's fingers down the side of the ball while bowling it. (rfex) ¹

34. Verb. (transitive informal) To not attend a class, especially when not permitted. ¹

35. Verb. (intransitive) To change direction suddenly. ¹

36. Verb. (transitive intransitive) To divide a pack of playing cards into two ¹

37. Verb. (transitive slang) To dilute a liquid, usually alcohol. ¹

38. Verb. (transitive dated) To ignore as a social snub. ¹

39. Verb. (transitive slang) To wound with a knife. ¹

40. Verb. ¹

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Definition of Cut

1. to divide into parts with a sharp-edged instrument [v CUT, CUTTING, CUTS]

Medical Definition of Cut

1. In molecular biology, a hydrolytic cleavage of two opposing phosphodiester bonds in a double-stranded nucleic acid. Compare: nick. (05 Mar 2000)

Lexicographical Neighbors of Cut

customs officer
customs union
custos regni
custos rotulorum
cut (current term)
cut-rate sale

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