Definitions for cutkʌt
Random House Webster's College Dictionary
cutkʌt(v.; adj.; n.)cut, cut•ting
(v.t.)to penetrate with or as if with a sharp-edged instrument or object.
to divide with or as if with a sharp-edged instrument; sever; carve:
to cut a rope.
to detach or remove with or as if with a sharp-edged instrument; lop off; extract:
to cut a slice of bread; to cut an article from the newspaper.
to hew or saw down; fell:
to cut timber.
to trim by clipping, shearing, paring, or pruning:
to cut hair.
to mow; reap; harvest:
to cut grain.
to abridge or shorten; edit by omitting parts:
to cut a speech.
to lower, reduce, diminish, or curtail:
to cut prices.
to dilute or adulterate:
to cut whiskey.
a detergent that cuts grease.
to intersect; cross.
Informal. to cease; discontinue:
Cut the kidding.
to halt the running of, as a liquid or an engine; stop.
to grow (a tooth) through the gum.
to type or write on (a stencil) for mimeographing.
Category: Common Vocabulary, Printing
to make or fashion by cutting, as a statue, jewel, or garment.
to produce a pattern in (glass) by grinding and polishing.
to refuse to recognize socially; shun:
Her friends began to cut her.
to strike sharply, as with a whip.
to absent oneself from:
to cut classes.
to stop (a scene or shot being filmed). to edit (a film).
Category: Motion Pictures, Showbiz
to wound the feelings of severely.
to divide (a pack of cards) at random into two or more parts, as by removing cards from the top. to take (a card) from a deck.
to record a selection on (a phonograph record or magnetic tape). to make a recording of (a song, album of music, etc.).
to castrate or geld.
Category: Common Vocabulary, Animal Husbandry
to hit (a ball) so as to change the course and often to cause spin.
to hollow out; excavate; dig:
to cut a trench.
to perform or make:
to cut capers; to cut a deal.
Computers.to remove (an object) from a file for storage in a buffer.
(v.i.)to penetrate or divide something, as with a sharp-edged instrument.
to admit of being cut.
to move or cross, esp. in the most direct way:
to cut across an empty lot.
to shift suddenly from one film or television shot to another. to stop the action of a scene (used as a command by a director).
to make a sudden or sharp change in direction; swerve:
We cut to the left.
to strike a person, animal, etc., sharply, as with a whip.
to wound the feelings severely:
His criticism cut deep.
to cut a pack of cards.
Informal. to leave hastily.
(of a horse) to interfere.
Computers.to remove an object from a file for storage in a buffer.
cut across, to go beyond considerations of; transcend:
a tax program that cuts across party lines.
Category: Verb Phrase
cut back, to shorten by cutting off the end. to curtail or discontinue: to return to an earlier event, as in the plot of a novel. Football. to reverse direction suddenly by moving in the diagonally opposite course.
to cut back steel production.
Category: Verb Phrase, Sport
cut down, Also, cut down on. to lessen or curtail; decrease: to strike and cause to fall. to destroy, kill, or disable: to remodel or reduce in size, as a garment.
to cut down on snacks.
The hurricane cut down everything in its path.
Category: Verb Phrase
cut in, to move or thrust oneself, a vehicle, etc., abruptly between others. to interpose; interrupt: to interrupt a dancing couple in order to dance with one of them. to include, as in a business deal or card game. to blend (shortening) into flour by means of a knife.
to cut in with a remark.
Category: Verb Phrase, Informal
cut off, to intercept. to interrupt. to stop suddenly; discontinue. to halt the operation of; turn off. to shut off or shut out. to disinherit. to sever; separate.
Category: Verb Phrase
cut out, to omit, delete, or remove; excise. to form by or as if by cutting. to refrain from; discontinue; stop: to oust and replace a rival; supplant. to part an animal from a herd. to plan; arrange: to move out of one's lane of traffic. Slang. to leave suddenly. (of an engine, machine, etc.) to stop running.
to cut out smoking.
You have your work cut out for you.
Category: Verb Phrase, Informal, Status (usage)
cut up, to cut into pieces or sections. to lacerate; wound. to distress mentally; injure. Informal. to play pranks; misbehave.
Category: Verb Phrase, Informal
(adj.)divided into pieces or detached by cutting:
fashioned by cutting; having the surface shaped or ornamented by grinding, polishing, etc.:
reduced by or as if by cutting:
indented or cleft, as a leaf.
Category: Status (usage)
(n.)the result of cutting, as an incision, wound, passage, or channel.
the act of cutting; a stroke or blow, as with a knife or whip.
a piece cut off.
a share, esp. of earnings or profits:
an agent's cut.
a haircut, often with a styling.
Category: Common Vocabulary, Clothing
a reduction in price, salary, etc.
the manner or fashion in which anything is cut:
the cut of a dress.
style; manner; kind:
a man of his cut.
a passage or course straight across or through:
a cut through the woods.
an excision or omission of a part.
a part or quantity of text deleted or omitted.
a quantity cut, esp. of lumber.
Category: Building Trades
a refusal to recognize an acquaintance.
an act, speech, etc., that wounds the feelings.
an engraved plate or block of wood used for printing.
a printed picture or illustration.
an absence, as from a class, at which attendance is required.
a part of an animal carcass usu. cut as one piece for meat.
the act of cutting a ball. the spin imparted.
a blow with the edge of the blade instead of the tip in fencing.
one of several pieces of straw, paper, etc., used in drawing lots.
the transition from one shot or scene to another in an edited film. an edited version of a film. an act or instance of editing a film.
Category: Motion Pictures, Showbiz
an individual song, musical piece, etc., on a record or tape.
Category: Common Vocabulary, Music and Dance
Idioms for cut:
a cut above,somewhat superior to.
cut a figure, to give a certain impression of oneself:
to cut a distinguished figure.
cut and run, to cut the anchor cable and set sail, as in an emergency. to leave as hurriedly as possible; flee.
Category: Idiom, Nautical, Navy
cut both ways,to have or result in advantages as well as disadvantages.
cut fine,to calculate precisely, without allowing for possible error or accident.
cut it, Informal. to perform effectively or successfully.
Category: Idiom, Common Vocabulary, Informal
cut off one's nose to spite one's face,to damage oneself by acting spitefully against another.
cut out for,fitted for; capable of:
not cut out for a military career.
cut short,to end abruptly before completion.
cut to the chase,Informal.to get to the point.
make the cut, Informal. to attain a particular goal; make the grade. to survive an elimination process, as of a sports team:
Only two of the proposals made the cut.
Origin of cut:
1175–1225; ME cutten, kytten, OE *cyttan
a share of the profits
"everyone got a cut of the earnings"
(film) an immediate transition from one shot to the next
"the cut from the accident scene to the hospital seemed too abrupt"
a trench resembling a furrow that was made by erosion or excavation
a step on some scale
"he is a cut above the rest"
cut, gash, slash, slice(noun)
a wound made by cutting
"he put a bandage over the cut"
cut, cut of meat(noun)
a piece of meat that has been cut from an animal carcass
a remark capable of wounding mentally
"the unkindest cut of all"
a distinct selection of music from a recording or a compact disc
"he played the first cut on the cd"; "the title track of the album"
deletion, excision, cut(noun)
the omission that is made when an editorial change shortens a written passage
"an editor's deletions frequently upset young authors"; "both parties agreed on the excision of the proposed clause"
the style in which a garment is cut
"a dress of traditional cut"
a canal made by erosion or excavation
snub, cut, cold shoulder(noun)
a refusal to recognize someone you know
"the snub was clearly intentional"
baseball swing, swing, cut(noun)
in baseball; a batter's attempt to hit a pitched ball
"he took a vicious cut at the ball"
(sports) a stroke that puts reverse spin on the ball
"cuts do not bother a good tennis player"
the division of a deck of cards before dealing
"he insisted that we give him the last cut before every deal"; "the cutting of the cards soon became a ritual"
the act of penetrating or opening open with a sharp edge
"his cut in the lining revealed the hidden jewels"
the act of cutting something into parts
"his cuts were skillful"; "his cutting of the cake made a terrible mess"
cut, cutting, cutting off(noun)
the act of shortening something by chopping off the ends
"the barber gave him a good cut"
the act of reducing the amount or number
"the mayor proposed extensive cuts in the city budget"
an unexcused absence from class
"he was punished for taking too many cuts in his math class"
separated into parts or laid open or penetrated with a sharp edge or instrument
"the cut surface was mottled"; "cut tobacco"; "blood from his cut forehead"; "bandages on her cut wrists"
fashioned or shaped by cutting
"a well-cut suit"; "cut diamonds"; "cut velvet"
with parts removed
"the drastically cut film"
made neat and tidy by trimming
"his neatly trimmed hair"
(used of grass or vegetation) cut down with a hand implement or machine
"the smell of newly mown hay"
(of pages of a book) having the folds of the leaves trimmed or slit
"the cut pages of the book"
cut, emasculated, gelded(adj)
(of a male animal) having the testicles removed
"a cut horse"
(used of rates or prices) reduced usually sharply
"the slashed prices attracted buyers"
cut, thinned, weakened(verb)
mixed with water
"sold cut whiskey"; "a cup of thinned soup"
separate with or as if with an instrument
"Cut the rope"
reduce, cut down, cut back, trim, trim down, trim back, cut, bring down(verb)
cut down on; make a reduction in
"reduce your daily fat intake"; "The employer wants to cut back health benefits"
swerve, sheer, curve, trend, veer, slue, slew, cut(verb)
turn sharply; change direction abruptly
"The car cut to the left at the intersection"; "The motorbike veered to the right"
make an incision or separation
"cut along the dotted line"
discharge from a group
"The coach cut two players from the team"
form by probing, penetrating, or digging
"cut a hole"; "cut trenches"; "The sweat cut little rivulets into her face"
style and tailor in a certain fashion
"cut a dress"
hit (a ball) with a spin so that it turns in the opposite direction
"cut a Ping-Pong ball"
write out, issue, make out, cut(verb)
make out and issue
"write out a check"; "cut a ticket"; "Please make the check out to me"
edit, cut, edit out(verb)
cut and assemble the components of
"edit film"; "cut recording tape"
intentionally fail to attend
be able to manage or manage successfully
"I can't hack it anymore"; "she could not cut the long days in the office"
give the appearance or impression of
"cut a nice figure"
move (one's fist)
"his opponent cut upward toward his chin"
pass directly and often in haste
"We cut through the neighbor's yard to get home sooner"
pass through or across
"The boat cut the water"
make an abrupt change of image or sound
"cut from one scene to another"
"cut a movie scene"
make a recording of
"cut the songs"; "She cut all of her major titles again"
record a performance on (a medium)
"cut a record"
create by duplicating data
"cut a disk"; "burn a CD"
form or shape by cutting or incising
"cut paper dolls"
perform or carry out
"cut a caper"
function as a cutting instrument
"This knife cuts well"
allow incision or separation
"This bread cuts easily"
divide a deck of cards at random into two parts to make selection difficult
"Wayne cut"; "She cut the deck for a long time"
switch off, cut, turn off, turn out(verb)
cause to stop operating by disengaging a switch
"Turn off the stereo, please"; "cut the engine"; "turn out the lights"
reap or harvest
fell by sawing; hew
"The Vietnamese cut a lot of timber while they occupied Cambodia"
"The glass from the shattered windshield cut into her forehead"
ignore, disregard, snub, cut(verb)
refuse to acknowledge
"She cut him dead at the meeting"
shorten as if by severing the edges or ends of
"cut my hair"
cut, prune, rationalize, rationalise(verb)
weed out unwanted or unnecessary things
"We had to lose weight, so we cut the sugar from our diet"
dissolve by breaking down the fat of
"soap cuts grease"
have a reducing effect
"This cuts into my earnings"
cut, cut off(verb)
"cut the noise"; "We had to cut short the conversation"
abridge, foreshorten, abbreviate, shorten, cut, contract, reduce(verb)
reduce in scope while retaining essential elements
"The manuscript must be shortened"
dilute, thin, thin out, reduce, cut(verb)
lessen the strength or flavor of a solution or mixture
have grow through the gums
"The baby cut a tooth"
grow through the gums
"The new tooth is cutting"
cut off the testicles (of male animals such as horses)
"the vet gelded the young horse"
Kernerman English Learner's Dictionary
to divide sth or to make a mark or hole with a sharp tool
to cut the bread into slices; The ax cut easily through the wood.; I cut off a huge chunk of chocolate.; to cut a hole in the wall; Cut me a piece of cake.; to cut sth into pieces; to cut sth in half
to make shorter
to cut the grass; I have to get my hair cut.
to injure yourself with sth sharp
I cut myself with the knife.; He cut his toe badly.
to reduce an amount or level
to cut prices/costs/rates; companies forced to cut jobs; outbreaks of the disease were cut in half; We aim to cut the amount of hazardous wastes by 65%.
to remove sth, especially words or pictures; = delete
She decided to cut the scene from the movie.; Use Ctrl X to cut.; to cut and paste from one document to another
ordinary, clear, and not complex; = straightforward
a cut-and-dried argument
to pay less attention to quality in order to save time or money
to allow just enough time to succeed
We made the plane, but we were cutting it close.
to finish sth earlier than intended
We had to cut the picnic short.
to interrupt sb who is talking
"I understand," he said cutting her short.
a reduction in sth
a tax/price/job cut; cuts in the budget
an injury from sth sharp
a deep cut on her leg
a hair cut or hair style
My hair needs a cut.; a really nice cut
a hole or mark in a surface
Make a two-inch cut in the material.
sth cut from a piece of writing or film; = deletion
to make cuts to the speech
sb's share of an amount of money
Your cut is 20%.
better than others
Her voice is a cut above the rest.
An opening resulting from cutting.
Look at this cut on my finger!
The act of cutting.
He made a fine cut with his sword.
The result of cutting.
A share or portion.
The lawyer took a cut of the profits.
A batsman's shot played with a swinging motion of the bat, to hit the ball backward of point.
Sideways movement of the ball through the air caused by a fast bowler imparting spin to the ball.
The act or right of dividing a deck of playing cards.
The player next to the dealer makes a cut by placing the bottom half on top.
The manner or style a garment is fashioned in.
I like the cut of that suit.
A slab, especially of meat.
Thatu2019s our finest cut of meat.
To perform an incision on, for example with a knife.
I cut the skin on my arm.
To divide with a knife, scissors, or another sharp instrument.
Would you please cut the cake?
To separate from prior association; to remove a portion of a recording during editing.
Travis was cut from the team.
To remove and place in memory for later use.
Select the text, cut it, and then paste it in the other application.
To enter a queue in the wrong place.
One student kept trying to cut in front of the line.
To cease recording activities.
After the actors read their lines, the director yelled "Cut!"
To reduce, especially intentionally.
They're going to cut salaries by fifteen percent.
To form or shape by cutting.
I have three diamonds to cut today.
To intersect or cross in such a way as to divide in half or nearly so.
This road cuts right through downtown.
An attack made with a chopping motion of the blade, landing with its edge or point.
A deliberate snub, typically a refusal to return a bow or other acknowledgement of acquaintance.
A definable part, such as an individual song, of a recording, particularly of commercial records, audio tapes, CDs, etc.
The drummer on the last cut of their CD is not identified.
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.
To make the ball spin sideways by running one's fingers down the side of the ball while bowling it.
To not attend a class, especially when not permitted.
I cut fifth period to hang out with Angela.
To change direction suddenly.
The football player cut to his left to evade a tackle.
To divide a pack of playing cards into two
If you cut then I'll deal.
To dilute a liquid, usually alcohol.
The bartender cuts his beer to save money and now it's all watery.
To ignore as a social snub.
After the incident at the dinner party, people started to cut him on the street.
To wound with a knife.
Having been cut.
Carved into a shape; not raw.
Played with a horizontal bat to hit the ball backward of point.
Having muscular definition in which individual groups of muscle fibers stand out among larger muscles.
Eliminated from consideration during a recruitment drive.
Removed from a team roster.
Intoxicated as a result of drugs or alcohol.
to separate the parts of with, or as with, a sharp instrument; to make an incision in; to gash; to sever; to divide
to sever and cause to fall for the purpose of gathering; to hew; to mow or reap
to sever and remove by cutting; to cut off; to dock; as, to cut the hair; to cut the nails
to castrate or geld; as, to cut a horse
to form or shape by cutting; to make by incision, hewing, etc.; to carve; to hew out
to wound or hurt deeply the sensibilities of; to pierce; to lacerate; as, sarcasm cuts to the quick
to intersect; to cross; as, one line cuts another at right angles
to refuse to recognize; to ignore; as, to cut a person in the street; to cut one's acquaintance
to absent one's self from; as, to cut an appointment, a recitation. etc
to do the work of an edged tool; to serve in dividing or gashing; as, a knife cuts well
to admit of incision or severance; to yield to a cutting instrument
to perform the operation of dividing, severing, incising, intersecting, etc.; to use a cutting instrument
to make a stroke with a whip
to interfere, as a horse
to move or make off quickly
to divide a pack of cards into two portion to decide the deal or trump, or to change the order of the cards to be dealt
an opening made with an edged instrument; a cleft; a gash; a slash; a wound made by cutting; as, a sword cut
a stroke or blow or cutting motion with an edged instrument; a stroke or blow with a whip
that which wounds the feelings, as a harsh remark or criticism, or a sarcasm; personal discourtesy, as neglecting to recognize an acquaintance when meeting him; a slight
a notch, passage, or channel made by cutting or digging; a furrow; a groove; as, a cut for a railroad
the surface left by a cut; as, a smooth or clear cut
a portion severed or cut off; a division; as, a cut of beef; a cut of timber
an engraved block or plate; the impression from such an engraving; as, a book illustrated with fine cuts
the act of dividing a pack cards
the right to divide; as, whose cut is it?
manner in which a thing is cut or formed; shape; style; fashion; as, the cut of a garment
a common work horse; a gelding
the failure of a college officer or student to be present at any appointed exercise
a skein of yarn
gashed or divided, as by a cutting instrument
formed or shaped as by cutting; carved
overcome by liquor; tipsy
Translations for cut
Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary
the result of an act of cutting
a cut on the head; a power-cut (= stoppage of electrical power); a haircut; a cut in prices.
- قَطْع، جُرح، إنقِطاع، قَص، تَخْفيضArabic
- cortePortuguese (BR)
- řez; výpadek; sestřih; sníženíCzech
- der SchnittGerman
- sår; afbrydelse; klipning; nedskæring; reduktion; nedsættelseDanish
- κόψιμο, διακοπή, μείωσηGreek
- (sisse)lõige, haav, katkestus, alandamineEstonian
- کاهش؛ قطع؛ بریدگیFarsi
- coupure, coupe, réductionFrench
- skurður; rafmagnsbilun; hárklipping; verðlækkunIcelandic
- 상처, 중단, 정전, 이발Korean
- įpjovimas, pjūvis, kirpimas, sumažinimas, nutraukimasLithuanian
- cenu samazinājumsLatvian
- snede, afsnijding, verlagingDutch
- klipp, kutt, snittNorwegian
- cięcie, obcięcie, przerwaPolish
- کاهش؛ قطع؛ بریدگیPersian
- لږوالی ، پریک، پریکوالیPashto
- tăietură; întrerupere; reducereRomanian
- порез; разрыв;стрижка; снижениеRussian
- rez; výpadok; účes; zníženieSlovak
- rez; prekinitev; striženje; znižanjeSlovenian
- jack, [el]avbrott, klippning, [pris]sänkningSwedish
- ผลของการตัด เช่น รอยตัด แผลถูกบาดThai
- kesik, kesintiTurkish
- 傷口，切斷，削減Chinese (Trad.)
- поріз; вимкненняUkrainian
- زخم، ٹکڑا، کاٹ، کمیUrdu
- 伤口，切断，削减Chinese (Simp.)
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