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Noun
Plural for a long, narrow incision in the skin made by something sharp
“Scars on the skin appear when a cut or other injury is healing.”
Noun
Plural for a reduction in amount or size
“The company is also demanding a 10 percent across-the-board pay cut and reduction in benefits for those employees kept on.”
Noun
Plural for a share of the profits from something
“We could all do with a few quid, so if we do get any money, my cut will come my way.”
Noun
Plural for a wounding remark or act
“Sarah was his friend and being unable to help her was the most cruel cut of all.”
Noun
Plural for a piece of meat cut from a carcass
“Halfway through a king size cut of steak she seemed to make progress toward sobriety.”
Noun
Plural for a haircut
“I was first introduced to Reiki some eight years ago, sitting in the hairdressers having a cut and blow dry.”
Noun
Plural for a stroke or blow given by a sharp-edged implement or by a whip or cane
“The leverage is used to continue the counter offensive action and land a cut or thrust.”
Noun
Plural for a power cut
“She said the cut happened shortly after 1pm this afternoon but by 2.30 everyone had been reconnected.”
Noun
Plural for the way or style in which something, especially a garment or someone's hair, is cut
“The cut and styling are very nice but it's the fabrics they use that I love.”
Noun
Plural for an individual part of a process, series, or ranking
“… one of the new recruits is a cut above the rest in intelligence.”
Noun
Plural for style, shape of clothing
“The cut of her clothes made her look slimmer and taller.”
Noun
Plural for type, kind
Verb
Sever, chop with sharp instrument; incise
“He threw a knife and cut a man's ear and cheek with it.”
Verb
Reduce the amount or quantity of
“The wait for new phones was cut from six weeks to less than a week for most customers.”
Verb
Divide into pieces with a knife or other sharp implement
“At more than six feet tall and weighing in at over 600 pounds, her cake had to be cut with a knife that was a foot and a half long.”
Verb
To divide by passing through or across
“The line cuts the horizontal axis at 11.4.”
Verb
To deliberately ignore or treat rudely
“I can't believe you cut me like that!”
Verb
To fail to attend
“… a warning that she had been cutting too many classes without valid excuses.”
Verb
To depart abruptly from a straight line or course
“… cut towards the goal, eluding a defender.”
Verb
“Ms Semple said yesterday the company may be able to continue its work even after its funds are cut off.”
Verb
To divide or be divided with or as if with a sharp instrument
“He finished with the wound and cut the thread with a serrated combat knife from the soldier's belt.”
Verb
To reap or mow
“Conventional wisdom says sunflowers can be cut as soon as the petals begin unfurling.”
Verb
“I went out into the garden to cut some flowers.”
Verb
To form or shape by cutting
“She gazed at the lettering cut into the stonework.”
Verb
To abridge or shorten
“Both films' directors were out of the country when the studios involved cut the films sharply.”
Verb
“You need to cut at least ten lines per page.”
Verb
“I'm about to cut the light off when I see the studio portrait on top of the dresser.”
Verb
“He realized the remark had cut her.”
Verb
“They signed a publishing deal and cut tracks with seven or eight producers, unable to find one that fit both of their styles.”
Verb
“… the fruit juice was so cut with water that it was barely a fruit-flavored drink.”
Noun
Often referring to a business or government agency cutting back operations or laying off workers
Verb
Fills out a financial document, typically a check/cheque
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