cut

phonetic symbol: / kʌ́t / 

cut - English Dictionary

[ noun ]
■ an unexcused absence from class
e.g.)
・he was punished for taking too many cuts in his math class

[ noun ]
■ the act of reducing the amount or number
e.g.)
・the mayor proposed extensive cuts in the city budget

[ noun ]
■ the act of shortening something by chopping off the ends
e.g.)
・the barber gave him a good cut
cutting , cutting off

[ noun ]
■ the act of cutting something into parts
e.g.)
・his cuts were skillful
・his cutting of the cake made a terrible mess
cutting

[ noun ]
■ the act of penetrating or opening open with a sharp edge
e.g.)
・his cut in the lining revealed the hidden jewels
cutting

[ noun ]
■ the division of a deck of cards before dealing
e.g.)
・he insisted that we give him the last cut before every deal
・the cutting of the cards soon became a ritual
cutting

[ noun ]
■ (sports) a stroke that puts reverse spin on the ball
e.g.)
・cuts do not bother a good tennis player
undercut

[ noun ]
■ in baseball
■ a batter's attempt to hit a pitched ball
e.g.)
・he took a vicious cut at the ball
baseball swing , swing

[ noun ]
■ a refusal to recognize someone you know
cold shoulder , snub

[ noun ]
■ a trench resembling a furrow that was made by erosion or excavation
gash

[ noun ]
■ a canal made by erosion or excavation

[ noun ]
■ the style in which a garment is cut
e.g.)
・a dress of traditional cut

[ noun ]
■ the omission that is made when an editorial change shortens a written passage
deletion , excision

[ noun ]
■ a distinct selection of music from a recording or a compact disc
e.g.)
・he played the first cut on the cd
track

[ noun ]
■ (film) an immediate transition from one shot to the next
e.g.)
・the cut from the accident scene to the hospital seemed too abrupt

[ noun ]
■ a remark capable of wounding mentally
e.g.)
・the unkindest cut of all
stinger

[ noun ]
■ a piece of meat that has been cut from an animal carcass
cut of meat

[ noun ]
■ a share of the profits
e.g.)
・everyone got a cut of the earnings

[ noun ]
■ a wound made by cutting
e.g.)
・he put a bandage over the cut
gash , slash , slice

[ noun ]
■ a step on some scale
e.g.)
・he is a cut above the rest

[ verb ]
■ cut off the testicles (of male animals such as horses)
geld

[ verb ]
■ grow through the gums
e.g.)
・The new tooth is cutting

[ verb ]
■ have grow through the gums
e.g.)
・The baby cut a tooth

[ verb ]
■ cut and assemble the components of
e.g.)
・cut recording tape
edit , edit out

[ verb ]
■ lessen the strength or flavor of a solution or mixture
e.g.)
・cut bourbon
dilute , reduce , thin , thin out

[ verb ]
■ reduce in scope while retaining essential elements
abbreviate , abridge , contract , foreshorten , reduce , shorten

[ verb ]
■ cease, stop
e.g.)
・cut the noise
・We had to cut short the conversation
cut off

[ verb ]
■ cut down on
■ make a reduction in
e.g.)
・The employer wants to cut back health benefits
bring down , cut back , cut down , reduce , trim , trim back , trim down

[ verb ]
■ have a reducing effect
e.g.)
・This cuts into my earnings

[ verb ]
■ dissolve by breaking down the fat of
e.g.)
・soap cuts grease

[ verb ]
■ weed out unwanted or unnecessary things
e.g.)
・We had to lose weight, so we cut the sugar from our diet
prune , rationalise , rationalize

[ verb ]
■ shorten as if by severing the edges or ends of
e.g.)
・cut my hair

[ verb ]
■ refuse to acknowledge
e.g.)
・She cut him dead at the meeting
disregard , ignore , snub

[ verb ]
■ make out and issue
e.g.)
・cut a ticket
issue , make out , write out

[ verb ]
■ penetrate injuriously
e.g.)
・The glass from the shattered windshield cut into her forehead

[ verb ]
■ fell by sawing
■ hew
e.g.)
・The Vietnamese cut a lot of timber while they occupied Cambodia

[ verb ]
■ reap or harvest
e.g.)
・cut grain

[ verb ]
■ hit (a ball) with a spin so that it turns in the opposite direction
e.g.)
・cut a Ping-Pong ball

[ verb ]
■ cause to stop operating by disengaging a switch
e.g.)
・cut the engine
switch off , turn off , turn out

[ verb ]
■ separate with or as if with an instrument
e.g.)
・Cut the rope

[ verb ]
■ divide a deck of cards at random into two parts to make selection difficult
e.g.)
・Wayne cut
・She cut the deck for a long time

[ verb ]
■ make an incision or separation
e.g.)
・cut along the dotted line

[ verb ]
■ allow incision or separation
e.g.)
・This bread cuts easily

[ verb ]
■ function as a cutting instrument
e.g.)
・This knife cuts well

[ verb ]
■ style and tailor in a certain fashion
e.g.)
・cut a dress
tailor

[ verb ]
■ perform or carry out
e.g.)
・cut a caper

[ verb ]
■ form or shape by cutting or incising
e.g.)
・cut paper dolls

[ verb ]
■ form by probing, penetrating, or digging
e.g.)
・cut a hole
・cut trenches
・The sweat cut little rivulets into her face

[ verb ]
■ create by duplicating data
e.g.)
・cut a disk
burn

[ verb ]
■ record a performance on (a medium)
e.g.)
・cut a record

[ verb ]
■ make a recording of
e.g.)
・cut the songs
・She cut all of her major titles again

[ verb ]
■ stop filming
e.g.)
・cut a movie scene

[ verb ]
■ make an abrupt change of image or sound
e.g.)
・cut from one scene to another

[ verb ]
■ pass through or across
e.g.)
・The boat cut the water

[ verb ]
■ pass directly and often in haste
e.g.)
・We cut through the neighbor's yard to get home sooner

[ verb ]
■ turn sharply
■ change direction abruptly
e.g.)
・The car cut to the left at the intersection
curve , sheer , slew , slue , swerve , trend , veer

[ verb ]
■ move (one's fist)
e.g.)
・his opponent cut upward toward his chin

[ verb ]
■ give the appearance or impression of
e.g.)
・cut a nice figure

[ verb ]
■ discharge from a group
e.g.)
・The coach cut two players from the team

[ verb ]
■ be able to manage or manage successfully
e.g.)
・she could not cut the long days in the office
hack

[ verb ]
■ intentionally fail to attend
e.g.)
・cut class
skip

[ adjective satellite ]
■ with parts removed
e.g.)
・the drastically cut film
shortened

[ adjective ]
■ separated into parts or laid open or penetrated with a sharp edge or instrument
e.g.)
・the cut surface was mottled
・cut tobacco
・blood from his cut forehead
・bandages on her cut wrists

[ adjective ]
■ (of pages of a book) having the folds of the leaves trimmed or slit
e.g.)
・the cut pages of the book

[ adjective ]
■ fashioned or shaped by cutting
e.g.)
・a well-cut suit
・cut diamonds
・cut velvet

[ adjective satellite ]
■ mixed with water
e.g.)
・sold cut whiskey
thinned , weakened

[ adjective satellite ]
■ (used of rates or prices) reduced usually sharply
slashed

[ adjective ]
■ (used of grass or vegetation) cut down with a hand implement or machine
mown

[ adjective satellite ]
■ (of a male animal) having the testicles removed
e.g.)
・a cut horse
emasculated , gelded

[ adjective ]
■ made neat and tidy by trimming
trimmed

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