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What is another word for cutting down?

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Present participle for to bring down (a tall object), especially by cutting or chopping
“The workmen come with saws and begin to cut down the large tree.”
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Present participle for to reduce in amount, degree or intensity
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“Gradually cut down the amount of sugar you use in drinks and sprinkle on cereals until you stop altogether.”
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Present participle for to shorten in length or extent
“You have to cut down your article to a couple of hundred words.”
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Present participle for to kill or take the life of
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“Candler, unarmed, found himself facing a huge Tibetan swordsman who would brutally cut him down with a succession of blows.”
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Delivering a blow to
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Present participle for to trim by cutting off
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Present participle for to practice being economical (by using things sparingly or in moderation, and by avoiding waste or extravagance)
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Present participle for to prepare a summary of something
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Watching your waistline
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Present participle for to shoot someone or something with a gun
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(slang) Present participle for to negatively criticize
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Present participle for to make oneself physically thinner
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Present participle for to completely destroy or devastate
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Present participle for to physically bring to the ground
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Present participle for to bring shame or discredit to
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Present participle for to verbally criticize harshly, especially with insulting language
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Present participle for to cause to proceed or move at a slower pace
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Present participle for to render comprehensible or understandable
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Present participle for to corrupt or pervert the quality or character of someone or something
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Present participle for to speak to or treat with disrespect or scorn
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Present participle for to damage, erode, or destroy by friction or use
Noun
The process of becoming smaller in amount, level or degree
Noun
The process of abbreviating something
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