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What is another word for cut?

Need synonyms for cut? Here's a list of similar words from our thesaurus that you can use instead.

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To make an opening, incision, or wound in (something) with a sharp-edged tool or object
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“I would accidentally cut my finger while handling the kitchen knife.”
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To divide into pieces with a knife or other sharp implement
“Amin, a one-time heavyweight boxing champion, would decide to cut the wedding cake with a sword.”
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To cut in two, especially with a sharp instrument
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“Indiana Jones decided to cut the rope of the bridge to teach Mola Ram a lesson.”
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To trim by cutting off
“Even if the grass is greener on the other side, somebody still has to cut it.”
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To gather by cutting
“I went out into the garden to cut some flowers.”
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To reduce the amount or quantity of
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“I have decided to cut my caloric intake in an effort to lose some weight.”
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To cut or divide into parts
“This is the point where the line will cut the vertical axis.”
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To bring to an end
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“We are seriously considering if we should cut our investment in this non-performing asset.”
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To turn or switch off
“The stadium would then cut the lights so that the thousands in attendance could pay homage to the legend.”
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To carve or engrave (something) into a material
“We had an industrial stenciling machine at work that could cut lettering into a variety of materials.”
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To fail to attend, or to play truant
“You will be expelled from this school if you cut class again.”
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To abridge or shorten
“The movie fizzled, and the producers would decide to cut the film down from 155 minutes to 123 minutes.”
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To edit or take out
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“The scriptwriters decided to cut my lines from the film.”
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To hurt someone's feelings, or to have one's feelings hurt
“Her insensitive remarks about his love handles would cut him deeply.”
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To analyze or view in a certain way
“Whichever way you cut it, the outlook does not look good.”
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To treat or regard with rudeness or contempt
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“Everyone is starting to cut me, and I'm not quite sure why.”
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To make a recording of
“After signing a publishing deal, the band would proceed to cut a few signature tracks.”
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(usually in sports) To move in a (usually sharp) turn
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“James would cut to the basket after seeing an opening between two defenders.”
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(rare) To weaken or make thinner through the addition of impurities or substances
“The cafe would cut the orange juice with so much water that there was barely any flavor left.”
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To puncture or pierce with a sharp, pointed object
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To cancel, revert or abandon an activity or action
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To make or put a physical mark or design on (an object)
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To castrate a male (usually an animal)
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Make or adapt for a particular purpose or person
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To evade or circumvent by cleverness or trickery
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To physically remove or eliminate
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To prepare food, especially by removing the bone or bones from
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To annul or make invalid
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To fail to include
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To dismiss someone from employment
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To work on or shape with tools
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Circumcise or circ
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To avoid one's lessons or work
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To style or arrange (hair)
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To get ahead of
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To fill out a financial document, typically a check/cheque
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To assign to someone or for a particular purpose
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To carry out a task, especially one that requires a degree of ability or skill
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To change or alter in some way, especially written material
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Slam
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To cause pain or injury to
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To alter something from its true state or meaning, typically to deceive
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(of a place or location) To go or get away from
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To blemish, scratch, or stain with a mark
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To move or traverse across
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To interfere with (something) in order to cause damage or make unauthorized alterations
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Run or jump about playfully
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To refuse, or to vote against
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(computing) To move digital data or files from one device to another
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To give a point to
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To have headed straight towards a specified direction or object, usually at an accelerated speed
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To head straight towards a specified direction or object, usually at an accelerated speed
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An incision made by something sharp
“The cut on your finger should heal within a few days.”
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A stroke or blow delivered by a sharp-edged implement
“The butcher would skillfully execute the cut with his sharpened knife.”
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A reduction in amount or size
“The booming economy has resulted in a significant cut in unemployment.”
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A share of the profits from something
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“Arthur Morgan's gang would each get a cut of the loot after successfully robbing the bank at Valentine.”
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A piece of meat cut from a carcass
“Halfway through a king-size cut of steak, she finally appeared to make some progress toward sobriety.”
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A level or rank in a process, or in the assessment of skill or ability
“The new recruit has demonstrated himself to be a cut above the rest in ability.”
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The way or style in which something, especially clothing or hair, is cut