What does cut mean?

Definitions for cut
kʌtcut

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word cut.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. cutnoun

    a share of the profits

    "everyone got a cut of the earnings"

  2. cutnoun

    (film) an immediate transition from one shot to the next

    "the cut from the accident scene to the hospital seemed too abrupt"

  3. cut, gashnoun

    a trench resembling a furrow that was made by erosion or excavation

  4. cutnoun

    a step on some scale

    "he is a cut above the rest"

  5. cut, gash, slash, slicenoun

    a wound made by cutting

    "he put a bandage over the cut"

  6. cut, cut of meatnoun

    a piece of meat that has been cut from an animal carcass

  7. stinger, cutnoun

    a remark capable of wounding mentally

    "the unkindest cut of all"

  8. cut, tracknoun

    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"

  9. deletion, excision, cutnoun

    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"

  10. cutnoun

    the style in which a garment is cut

    "a dress of traditional cut"

  11. cutnoun

    a canal made by erosion or excavation

  12. snub, cut, cold shouldernoun

    a refusal to recognize someone you know

    "the snub was clearly intentional"

  13. baseball swing, swing, cutnoun

    in baseball; a batter's attempt to hit a pitched ball

    "he took a vicious cut at the ball"

  14. cut, undercutnoun

    (sports) a stroke that puts reverse spin on the ball

    "cuts do not bother a good tennis player"

  15. cut, cuttingnoun

    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"

  16. cut, cuttingnoun

    the act of penetrating or opening open with a sharp edge

    "his cut in the lining revealed the hidden jewels"

  17. cut, cuttingnoun

    the act of cutting something into parts

    "his cuts were skillful"; "his cutting of the cake made a terrible mess"

  18. cut, cutting, cutting offnoun

    the act of shortening something by chopping off the ends

    "the barber gave him a good cut"

  19. cutnoun

    the act of reducing the amount or number

    "the mayor proposed extensive cuts in the city budget"

  20. cutadjective

    an unexcused absence from class

    "he was punished for taking too many cuts in his math class"

  21. cutadjective

    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"

  22. cutadjective

    fashioned or shaped by cutting

    "a well-cut suit"; "cut diamonds"; "cut velvet"

  23. cut, shortenedadjective

    with parts removed

    "the drastically cut film"

  24. trimmed, cutadjective

    made neat and tidy by trimming

    "his neatly trimmed hair"

  25. mown, cutadjective

    (used of grass or vegetation) cut down with a hand implement or machine

    "the smell of newly mown hay"

  26. cutadjective

    (of pages of a book) having the folds of the leaves trimmed or slit

    "the cut pages of the book"

  27. cut, emasculated, geldedadjective

    (of a male animal) having the testicles removed

    "a cut horse"

  28. cut, slashedadjective

    (used of rates or prices) reduced usually sharply

    "the slashed prices attracted buyers"

  29. cut, thinned, weakenedverb

    mixed with water

    "sold cut whiskey"; "a cup of thinned soup"

  30. cutverb

    separate with or as if with an instrument

    "Cut the rope"

  31. reduce, cut down, cut back, trim, trim down, trim back, cut, bring downverb

    cut down on; make a reduction in

    "reduce your daily fat intake"; "The employer wants to cut back health benefits"

  32. swerve, sheer, curve, trend, veer, slue, slew, cutverb

    turn sharply; change direction abruptly

    "The car cut to the left at the intersection"; "The motorbike veered to the right"

  33. cutverb

    make an incision or separation

    "cut along the dotted line"

  34. cutverb

    discharge from a group

    "The coach cut two players from the team"

  35. cutverb

    form by probing, penetrating, or digging

    "cut a hole"; "cut trenches"; "The sweat cut little rivulets into her face"

  36. cut, tailorverb

    style and tailor in a certain fashion

    "cut a dress"

  37. cutverb

    hit (a ball) with a spin so that it turns in the opposite direction

    "cut a Ping-Pong ball"

  38. write out, issue, make out, cutverb

    make out and issue

    "write out a check"; "cut a ticket"; "Please make the check out to me"

  39. edit, cut, edit outverb

    cut and assemble the components of

    "edit film"; "cut recording tape"

  40. cut, skipverb

    intentionally fail to attend

    "cut class"

  41. hack, cutverb

    be able to manage or manage successfully

    "I can't hack it anymore"; "she could not cut the long days in the office"

  42. cutverb

    give the appearance or impression of

    "cut a nice figure"

  43. cutverb

    move (one's fist)

    "his opponent cut upward toward his chin"

  44. cutverb

    pass directly and often in haste

    "We cut through the neighbor's yard to get home sooner"

  45. cutverb

    pass through or across

    "The boat cut the water"

  46. cutverb

    make an abrupt change of image or sound

    "cut from one scene to another"

  47. cutverb

    stop filming

    "cut a movie scene"

  48. cutverb

    make a recording of

    "cut the songs"; "She cut all of her major titles again"

  49. cutverb

    record a performance on (a medium)

    "cut a record"

  50. cut, burnverb

    create by duplicating data

    "cut a disk"; "burn a CD"

  51. cutverb

    form or shape by cutting or incising

    "cut paper dolls"

  52. cutverb

    perform or carry out

    "cut a caper"

  53. cutverb

    function as a cutting instrument

    "This knife cuts well"

  54. cutverb

    allow incision or separation

    "This bread cuts easily"

  55. cutverb

    divide a deck of cards at random into two parts to make selection difficult

    "Wayne cut"; "She cut the deck for a long time"

  56. switch off, cut, turn off, turn outverb

    cause to stop operating by disengaging a switch

    "Turn off the stereo, please"; "cut the engine"; "turn out the lights"

  57. cutverb

    reap or harvest

    "cut grain"

  58. cutverb

    fell by sawing; hew

    "The Vietnamese cut a lot of timber while they occupied Cambodia"

  59. cutverb

    penetrate injuriously

    "The glass from the shattered windshield cut into her forehead"

  60. ignore, disregard, snub, cutverb

    refuse to acknowledge

    "She cut him dead at the meeting"

  61. cutverb

    shorten as if by severing the edges or ends of

    "cut my hair"

  62. cut, prune, rationalize, rationaliseverb

    weed out unwanted or unnecessary things

    "We had to lose weight, so we cut the sugar from our diet"

  63. cutverb

    dissolve by breaking down the fat of

    "soap cuts grease"

  64. cutverb

    have a reducing effect

    "This cuts into my earnings"

  65. cut, cut offverb

    cease, stop

    "cut the noise"; "We had to cut short the conversation"

  66. abridge, foreshorten, abbreviate, shorten, cut, contract, reduceverb

    reduce in scope while retaining essential elements

    "The manuscript must be shortened"

  67. dilute, thin, thin out, reduce, cutverb

    lessen the strength or flavor of a solution or mixture

    "cut bourbon"

  68. cutverb

    have grow through the gums

    "The baby cut a tooth"

  69. cutverb

    grow through the gums

    "The new tooth is cutting"

  70. geld, cutverb

    cut off the testicles (of male animals such as horses)

    "the vet gelded the young horse"

Wiktionary

  1. cutnoun

    An opening resulting from cutting.

    Look at this cut on my finger!

  2. cutnoun

    The act of cutting.

    He made a fine cut with his sword.

  3. cutnoun

    The result of cutting.

  4. cutnoun

    A share or portion.

    The lawyer took a cut of the profits.

  5. cutnoun

    A batsman's shot played with a swinging motion of the bat, to hit the ball backward of point.

  6. cutnoun

    Sideways movement of the ball through the air caused by a fast bowler imparting spin to the ball.

  7. cutnoun

    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.

  8. cutnoun

    The manner or style a garment is fashioned in.

    I like the cut of that suit.

  9. cutnoun

    A slab, especially of meat.

    That's our finest cut of meat.

  10. cutverb

    To perform an incision on, for example with a knife.

    I cut the skin on my arm.

  11. cutverb

    To divide with a knife, scissors, or another sharp instrument.

    Would you please cut the cake?

  12. cutverb

    To separate from prior association; to remove a portion of a recording during editing.

    Travis was cut from the team.

  13. cutverb

    To remove and place in memory for later use.

    Select the text, cut it, and then paste it in the other application.

  14. cutverb

    To enter a queue in the wrong place.

    One student kept trying to cut in front of the line.

  15. cutverb

    To cease recording activities.

    After the actors read their lines, the director yelled "Cut!"

  16. cutverb

    To reduce, especially intentionally.

    They're going to cut salaries by fifteen percent.

  17. cutverb

    To form or shape by cutting.

    I have three diamonds to cut today.

  18. cutverb

    To intersect or cross in such a way as to divide in half or nearly so.

    This road cuts right through downtown.

  19. cutnoun

    An attack made with a chopping motion of the blade, landing with its edge or point.

  20. cutnoun

    A deliberate snub, typically a refusal to return a bow or other acknowledgement of acquaintance.

  21. cutnoun

    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.

  22. cutnoun

    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.

  23. cutverb

    To make the ball spin sideways by running one's fingers down the side of the ball while bowling it.

  24. cutverb

    To not attend a class, especially when not permitted.

    I cut fifth period to hang out with Angela.

  25. cutverb

    To change direction suddenly.

    The football player cut to his left to evade a tackle.

  26. cutverb

    To divide a pack of playing cards into two

    If you cut then I'll deal.

  27. cutverb

    To dilute a liquid, usually alcohol.

    The bartender cuts his beer to save money and now it's all watery.

  28. cutverb

    To ignore as a social snub.

    After the incident at the dinner party, people started to cut him on the street.

  29. cutverb

    To wound with a knife.

  30. cutadjective

    Having been cut.

  31. cutadjective

    Reduced.

  32. cutadjective

    Carved into a shape; not raw.

  33. cutadjective

    Played with a horizontal bat to hit the ball backward of point.

  34. cutadjective

    Having muscular definition in which individual groups of muscle fibers stand out among larger muscles.

  35. cutadjective

    Circumcised.

  36. cutadjective

    Emotionally hurt.

  37. cutadjective

    Eliminated from consideration during a recruitment drive.

  38. cutadjective

    Removed from a team roster.

  39. cutadjective

    Intoxicated as a result of drugs or alcohol.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Cut

    of Cut

    Etymology: [OE. cutten, kitten, ketten; prob. of Celtic origin; cf. W. cwtau to shorten, curtail, dock, cwta bobtailed, cwt tail, skirt, Gael. cutaich to shorten, curtail, dock, cutach short, docked, cut a bobtail, piece, Ir. cut a short tail, cutach bobtailed. Cf. Coot.]

  2. Cutverb

    to separate the parts of with, or as with, a sharp instrument; to make an incision in; to gash; to sever; to divide

    Etymology: [OE. cutten, kitten, ketten; prob. of Celtic origin; cf. W. cwtau to shorten, curtail, dock, cwta bobtailed, cwt tail, skirt, Gael. cutaich to shorten, curtail, dock, cutach short, docked, cut a bobtail, piece, Ir. cut a short tail, cutach bobtailed. Cf. Coot.]

  3. Cutverb

    to sever and cause to fall for the purpose of gathering; to hew; to mow or reap

    Etymology: [OE. cutten, kitten, ketten; prob. of Celtic origin; cf. W. cwtau to shorten, curtail, dock, cwta bobtailed, cwt tail, skirt, Gael. cutaich to shorten, curtail, dock, cutach short, docked, cut a bobtail, piece, Ir. cut a short tail, cutach bobtailed. Cf. Coot.]

  4. Cutverb

    to sever and remove by cutting; to cut off; to dock; as, to cut the hair; to cut the nails

    Etymology: [OE. cutten, kitten, ketten; prob. of Celtic origin; cf. W. cwtau to shorten, curtail, dock, cwta bobtailed, cwt tail, skirt, Gael. cutaich to shorten, curtail, dock, cutach short, docked, cut a bobtail, piece, Ir. cut a short tail, cutach bobtailed. Cf. Coot.]

  5. Cutverb

    to castrate or geld; as, to cut a horse

    Etymology: [OE. cutten, kitten, ketten; prob. of Celtic origin; cf. W. cwtau to shorten, curtail, dock, cwta bobtailed, cwt tail, skirt, Gael. cutaich to shorten, curtail, dock, cutach short, docked, cut a bobtail, piece, Ir. cut a short tail, cutach bobtailed. Cf. Coot.]

  6. Cutverb

    to form or shape by cutting; to make by incision, hewing, etc.; to carve; to hew out

    Etymology: [OE. cutten, kitten, ketten; prob. of Celtic origin; cf. W. cwtau to shorten, curtail, dock, cwta bobtailed, cwt tail, skirt, Gael. cutaich to shorten, curtail, dock, cutach short, docked, cut a bobtail, piece, Ir. cut a short tail, cutach bobtailed. Cf. Coot.]

  7. Cutverb

    to wound or hurt deeply the sensibilities of; to pierce; to lacerate; as, sarcasm cuts to the quick

    Etymology: [OE. cutten, kitten, ketten; prob. of Celtic origin; cf. W. cwtau to shorten, curtail, dock, cwta bobtailed, cwt tail, skirt, Gael. cutaich to shorten, curtail, dock, cutach short, docked, cut a bobtail, piece, Ir. cut a short tail, cutach bobtailed. Cf. Coot.]

  8. Cutverb

    to intersect; to cross; as, one line cuts another at right angles

    Etymology: [OE. cutten, kitten, ketten; prob. of Celtic origin; cf. W. cwtau to shorten, curtail, dock, cwta bobtailed, cwt tail, skirt, Gael. cutaich to shorten, curtail, dock, cutach short, docked, cut a bobtail, piece, Ir. cut a short tail, cutach bobtailed. Cf. Coot.]

  9. Cutverb

    to refuse to recognize; to ignore; as, to cut a person in the street; to cut one's acquaintance

    Etymology: [OE. cutten, kitten, ketten; prob. of Celtic origin; cf. W. cwtau to shorten, curtail, dock, cwta bobtailed, cwt tail, skirt, Gael. cutaich to shorten, curtail, dock, cutach short, docked, cut a bobtail, piece, Ir. cut a short tail, cutach bobtailed. Cf. Coot.]

  10. Cutverb

    to absent one's self from; as, to cut an appointment, a recitation. etc

    Etymology: [OE. cutten, kitten, ketten; prob. of Celtic origin; cf. W. cwtau to shorten, curtail, dock, cwta bobtailed, cwt tail, skirt, Gael. cutaich to shorten, curtail, dock, cutach short, docked, cut a bobtail, piece, Ir. cut a short tail, cutach bobtailed. Cf. Coot.]

  11. Cutverb

    to do the work of an edged tool; to serve in dividing or gashing; as, a knife cuts well

    Etymology: [OE. cutten, kitten, ketten; prob. of Celtic origin; cf. W. cwtau to shorten, curtail, dock, cwta bobtailed, cwt tail, skirt, Gael. cutaich to shorten, curtail, dock, cutach short, docked, cut a bobtail, piece, Ir. cut a short tail, cutach bobtailed. Cf. Coot.]

  12. Cutverb

    to admit of incision or severance; to yield to a cutting instrument

    Etymology: [OE. cutten, kitten, ketten; prob. of Celtic origin; cf. W. cwtau to shorten, curtail, dock, cwta bobtailed, cwt tail, skirt, Gael. cutaich to shorten, curtail, dock, cutach short, docked, cut a bobtail, piece, Ir. cut a short tail, cutach bobtailed. Cf. Coot.]

  13. Cutverb

    to perform the operation of dividing, severing, incising, intersecting, etc.; to use a cutting instrument

    Etymology: [OE. cutten, kitten, ketten; prob. of Celtic origin; cf. W. cwtau to shorten, curtail, dock, cwta bobtailed, cwt tail, skirt, Gael. cutaich to shorten, curtail, dock, cutach short, docked, cut a bobtail, piece, Ir. cut a short tail, cutach bobtailed. Cf. Coot.]

  14. Cutverb

    to make a stroke with a whip

    Etymology: [OE. cutten, kitten, ketten; prob. of Celtic origin; cf. W. cwtau to shorten, curtail, dock, cwta bobtailed, cwt tail, skirt, Gael. cutaich to shorten, curtail, dock, cutach short, docked, cut a bobtail, piece, Ir. cut a short tail, cutach bobtailed. Cf. Coot.]

  15. Cutverb

    to interfere, as a horse

    Etymology: [OE. cutten, kitten, ketten; prob. of Celtic origin; cf. W. cwtau to shorten, curtail, dock, cwta bobtailed, cwt tail, skirt, Gael. cutaich to shorten, curtail, dock, cutach short, docked, cut a bobtail, piece, Ir. cut a short tail, cutach bobtailed. Cf. Coot.]

  16. Cutverb

    to move or make off quickly

    Etymology: [OE. cutten, kitten, ketten; prob. of Celtic origin; cf. W. cwtau to shorten, curtail, dock, cwta bobtailed, cwt tail, skirt, Gael. cutaich to shorten, curtail, dock, cutach short, docked, cut a bobtail, piece, Ir. cut a short tail, cutach bobtailed. Cf. Coot.]

  17. Cutverb

    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

    Etymology: [OE. cutten, kitten, ketten; prob. of Celtic origin; cf. W. cwtau to shorten, curtail, dock, cwta bobtailed, cwt tail, skirt, Gael. cutaich to shorten, curtail, dock, cutach short, docked, cut a bobtail, piece, Ir. cut a short tail, cutach bobtailed. Cf. Coot.]

  18. Cutnoun

    an opening made with an edged instrument; a cleft; a gash; a slash; a wound made by cutting; as, a sword cut

    Etymology: [OE. cutten, kitten, ketten; prob. of Celtic origin; cf. W. cwtau to shorten, curtail, dock, cwta bobtailed, cwt tail, skirt, Gael. cutaich to shorten, curtail, dock, cutach short, docked, cut a bobtail, piece, Ir. cut a short tail, cutach bobtailed. Cf. Coot.]

  19. Cutnoun

    a stroke or blow or cutting motion with an edged instrument; a stroke or blow with a whip

    Etymology: [OE. cutten, kitten, ketten; prob. of Celtic origin; cf. W. cwtau to shorten, curtail, dock, cwta bobtailed, cwt tail, skirt, Gael. cutaich to shorten, curtail, dock, cutach short, docked, cut a bobtail, piece, Ir. cut a short tail, cutach bobtailed. Cf. Coot.]

  20. Cutnoun

    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

    Etymology: [OE. cutten, kitten, ketten; prob. of Celtic origin; cf. W. cwtau to shorten, curtail, dock, cwta bobtailed, cwt tail, skirt, Gael. cutaich to shorten, curtail, dock, cutach short, docked, cut a bobtail, piece, Ir. cut a short tail, cutach bobtailed. Cf. Coot.]

  21. Cutnoun

    a notch, passage, or channel made by cutting or digging; a furrow; a groove; as, a cut for a railroad

    Etymology: [OE. cutten, kitten, ketten; prob. of Celtic origin; cf. W. cwtau to shorten, curtail, dock, cwta bobtailed, cwt tail, skirt, Gael. cutaich to shorten, curtail, dock, cutach short, docked, cut a bobtail, piece, Ir. cut a short tail, cutach bobtailed. Cf. Coot.]

  22. Cutnoun

    the surface left by a cut; as, a smooth or clear cut

    Etymology: [OE. cutten, kitten, ketten; prob. of Celtic origin; cf. W. cwtau to shorten, curtail, dock, cwta bobtailed, cwt tail, skirt, Gael. cutaich to shorten, curtail, dock, cutach short, docked, cut a bobtail, piece, Ir. cut a short tail, cutach bobtailed. Cf. Coot.]

  23. Cutnoun

    a portion severed or cut off; a division; as, a cut of beef; a cut of timber

    Etymology: [OE. cutten, kitten, ketten; prob. of Celtic origin; cf. W. cwtau to shorten, curtail, dock, cwta bobtailed, cwt tail, skirt, Gael. cutaich to shorten, curtail, dock, cutach short, docked, cut a bobtail, piece, Ir. cut a short tail, cutach bobtailed. Cf. Coot.]

  24. Cutnoun

    an engraved block or plate; the impression from such an engraving; as, a book illustrated with fine cuts

    Etymology: [OE. cutten, kitten, ketten; prob. of Celtic origin; cf. W. cwtau to shorten, curtail, dock, cwta bobtailed, cwt tail, skirt, Gael. cutaich to shorten, curtail, dock, cutach short, docked, cut a bobtail, piece, Ir. cut a short tail, cutach bobtailed. Cf. Coot.]

  25. Cutnoun

    the act of dividing a pack cards

    Etymology: [OE. cutten, kitten, ketten; prob. of Celtic origin; cf. W. cwtau to shorten, curtail, dock, cwta bobtailed, cwt tail, skirt, Gael. cutaich to shorten, curtail, dock, cutach short, docked, cut a bobtail, piece, Ir. cut a short tail, cutach bobtailed. Cf. Coot.]

  26. Cutnoun

    the right to divide; as, whose cut is it?

    Etymology: [OE. cutten, kitten, ketten; prob. of Celtic origin; cf. W. cwtau to shorten, curtail, dock, cwta bobtailed, cwt tail, skirt, Gael. cutaich to shorten, curtail, dock, cutach short, docked, cut a bobtail, piece, Ir. cut a short tail, cutach bobtailed. Cf. Coot.]

  27. Cutnoun

    manner in which a thing is cut or formed; shape; style; fashion; as, the cut of a garment

    Etymology: [OE. cutten, kitten, ketten; prob. of Celtic origin; cf. W. cwtau to shorten, curtail, dock, cwta bobtailed, cwt tail, skirt, Gael. cutaich to shorten, curtail, dock, cutach short, docked, cut a bobtail, piece, Ir. cut a short tail, cutach bobtailed. Cf. Coot.]

  28. Cutnoun

    a common work horse; a gelding

    Etymology: [OE. cutten, kitten, ketten; prob. of Celtic origin; cf. W. cwtau to shorten, curtail, dock, cwta bobtailed, cwt tail, skirt, Gael. cutaich to shorten, curtail, dock, cutach short, docked, cut a bobtail, piece, Ir. cut a short tail, cutach bobtailed. Cf. Coot.]

  29. Cutnoun

    the failure of a college officer or student to be present at any appointed exercise

    Etymology: [OE. cutten, kitten, ketten; prob. of Celtic origin; cf. W. cwtau to shorten, curtail, dock, cwta bobtailed, cwt tail, skirt, Gael. cutaich to shorten, curtail, dock, cutach short, docked, cut a bobtail, piece, Ir. cut a short tail, cutach bobtailed. Cf. Coot.]

  30. Cutnoun

    a skein of yarn

    Etymology: [OE. cutten, kitten, ketten; prob. of Celtic origin; cf. W. cwtau to shorten, curtail, dock, cwta bobtailed, cwt tail, skirt, Gael. cutaich to shorten, curtail, dock, cutach short, docked, cut a bobtail, piece, Ir. cut a short tail, cutach bobtailed. Cf. Coot.]

  31. Cutadjective

    gashed or divided, as by a cutting instrument

    Etymology: [OE. cutten, kitten, ketten; prob. of Celtic origin; cf. W. cwtau to shorten, curtail, dock, cwta bobtailed, cwt tail, skirt, Gael. cutaich to shorten, curtail, dock, cutach short, docked, cut a bobtail, piece, Ir. cut a short tail, cutach bobtailed. Cf. Coot.]

  32. Cutadjective

    formed or shaped as by cutting; carved

    Etymology: [OE. cutten, kitten, ketten; prob. of Celtic origin; cf. W. cwtau to shorten, curtail, dock, cwta bobtailed, cwt tail, skirt, Gael. cutaich to shorten, curtail, dock, cutach short, docked, cut a bobtail, piece, Ir. cut a short tail, cutach bobtailed. Cf. Coot.]

  33. Cutadjective

    overcome by liquor; tipsy

    Etymology: [OE. cutten, kitten, ketten; prob. of Celtic origin; cf. W. cwtau to shorten, curtail, dock, cwta bobtailed, cwt tail, skirt, Gael. cutaich to shorten, curtail, dock, cutach short, docked, cut a bobtail, piece, Ir. cut a short tail, cutach bobtailed. Cf. Coot.]

Freebase

  1. Cut

    After a deck of cards is shuffled by the dealer, it is often given to a player other than the one who performed the shuffle for a procedure called a cut.

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Cut

    kut, v.t. to make an incision in: to cleave or pass through: to divide: to carve, hew, or fashion by cutting: to wound or hurt: to affect deeply: to shorten: to break off acquaintance with, to pass intentionally without saluting: to renounce, give up: to castrate: to perform or execute, as 'to cut a caper.'—v.i. to make an incision: to pass, go quickly: (slang) to run away, to be off: to twiddle the feet rapidly in dancing:—pr.p. cut′ting; pa.t. and pa.p. cut.—n. a cleaving or dividing: a stroke or blow: an act of unkindness: the card obtained by cutting or dividing the pack: an incision or wound: a piece cut off: an engraved block, or the picture from it: manner of cutting, or, fashion: (pl.) a lot.—n. Cut′away′, a coat with the skirt cut away in a curve in front—also adj.ns. Cut′-off, that which cuts off or shortens, a straighter road, a shorter channel cut by a river across a bend: a contrivance for saving steam by regulating its admission to the cylinder; Cut′purse (Shak.), one who stole by cutting off and carrying away purses (the purses being worn at the girdle): a pickpocket; Cut′ter, the person or thing that cuts: in a tailor's shop, the one who measures and cuts out the cloth: a small vessel with one mast, a mainsail, a forestaysail, and a jib set to bowsprit-end, any sloop of narrow beam and deep draught; Cut′-throat, an assassin: ruffian; Cut′ting, a dividing or lopping off: an incision: a piece cut off: a paragraph from a newspaper: a piece of road or railway excavated: a twig; Cut′-wa′ter, the fore-part of a ship's prow.—Cut a dash, or figure, to make a conspicuous appearance; Cut-and-come-again, abundant supply, from the notion of cutting a slice, and returning at will for another; Cut-and-cover, a method of forming a tunnel by cutting out, arching it over, and then covering in; Cut-and-dry, or Cut-and-dried, ready made, without the merit of freshness—from the state of herbs in the shop instead of the field; Cut and run, to be off quickly; Cut down, to take down the body of one hanged by cutting the rope: to reduce, curtail; Cut in, to strike into, as to a conversation, a game at whist; Cut it too fat, to overdo a thing; Cut off, to destroy, put to an untimely death: intercept: stop; Cut off with a shilling, to disinherit, bequeathing only a shilling; Cut one's stick, to take one's departure; Cut out, to shape: contrive: debar: supplant: to take a ship out of a harbour, &c., by getting between her and the shore; Cut short, to abridge: check; Cut the coat according to the cloth, to adapt one's self to circumstances; Cut the teeth, to have the teeth grow through the gums—of an infant; Cut the throat of (fig.), to destroy utterly; Cut up, to carve: eradicate: criticise severely: turn out (well or ill) when divided into parts; Cut up rough, to become quarrelsome.—A cut above (coll.), a degree or stage above; Short cut, or Near cut, a short way. [Prob. W. cwtau, shorten.]

Dictionary of Nautical Terms

  1. cut

    A narrow boat channel; a canal.--To cut, to renounce acquaintance with any one.

Rap Dictionary

  1. cutnoun

    Oldsmobile Cutlas and Cutlas Supreme, many quotes using the word cut or cutty refer to this car, 80's version popular among thugs and rappers. "I glance in the cut and I see my homey Nate" is quoted below as looking behind, when in fact it was probably him looking in the Cutlas, the car, and seeing Nate.

  2. cutnoun

    A record, the latest hit. "Rip the cut!" -- Just Ice (Back to the old school)

  3. cutnoun

    "On the cut" means "in charge of cutting and scratching", in other words: the DJ. "Cuz I'm on the mic and Eric B is on the cut" -- Eric B. and Rakim (Move the Crowd)

  4. cutnoun

    A recently received haircut.

  5. cutnoun

    To continuosly talk about someone "cuttin ass" on that person.

  6. cutnoun

    A footpath created by people cutting through the same path to travel, or meet. areas of high drug transactions are common reasons for cuts "Jump outta the hottie, move me body, hittin' them cuts and trails. Runnin' like we're lunatics" Layzie Bone (No Surrender)

  7. cutnoun

    "In The Cut" means to be on the side. So if someone states,"Im Grindin in the Cut." It means, "Im Working On the Side"

  8. cutverb

    To cut wax means to scratch a record. Cutting and scratching are two techniques DJs use when mixing records on the turntables. "J-a-y are the letters of his name, cutting and scratching are the aspects of his game" -- Run-D.M.C. (Jam Master Jay)

  9. cutverb

    To break up with a girlfriend or boyfriend. "He was cheating on me so I cut him."

  10. cutverb

    To stab or slice somebody with a knife or razorblade: "Don't make me hop out and cut you nigga right across ya neck" -- Soulja Slim featuring Lil Real One, Kayotic Da Kid, Twelve A Klok (Fu** You Nigga)

  11. cutverb

    To penetrate a female

  12. cutverb

    To stick up for somebody "The only people i cut for is my blood!"

  13. cutverb

    To mix a substance into a drug to make more quantity without the cost.

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British National Corpus

  1. Spoken Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'cut' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #725

  2. Written Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'cut' in Written Corpus Frequency: #526

  3. Nouns Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'cut' in Nouns Frequency: #799

  4. Verbs Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'cut' in Verbs Frequency: #126

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of cut in Chaldean Numerology is: 4

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of cut in Pythagorean Numerology is: 8

Examples of cut in a Sentence

  1. Mark Levinstein:

    There's safety in being with people from all walks of life, if all the players in the NFL did something, who would the sponsors cut off?

  2. Opher Doron:

    It seems that a failure in our inertial measurements unit caused a chain of events in the spacecraft avionics which cut off the engines and caused us to lose the mission.

  3. Geoff Porter:

    More often than not, when the head of the snake is cut off, a more venomous one grows in its place, that is certainly a possibility here –- and there are no shortage of aspiring jihadis who are likely eager to pick up Belmokhtar's mantle.

  4. Dusty Baker:

    Commercial time pays the bills, and that’s the reality of it all, you can cut down the commercial time, and then you've got to cut down the amount of money that’s passed around.

  5. Latoyah Rideau:

    Cut It. go see the post. The' Cut It' is Latoyah Rideau, girlfriend.

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Translations for cut

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  • sny, gesnydeAfrikaans
  • መቁረጥAmharic
  • جَرَحَ, قَطَعَArabic
  • рэ́заць, рубі́ць, секчы́Belarusian
  • кройка, разрез, рязане, сека, режа, ре́жа, орязвам, разсичамBulgarian
  • কাটাBengali
  • retallar, tallarCatalan, Valencian
  • říznutí, řez, snímání, rozdělit, oddělit, tít, řezatCzech
  • mode, hug, snit, skramme, stykke, aftagning, udskæring, snitsår, nedsættelse, skære, tilhugge, snitte, snyde, slibe, pjække, udelukke, nedsætte, tilskære, beskære, krydse, udskære, slebetDanish
  • Schnitt, beschneiden, einschneiden, schneiden, schwänzen, klappe, trennen, geschnitten, geschliffenGerman
  • κομμάτι, κόψιμο, τομή, αποκοπή, [[κάνω]] [[κοπάνα]], κόβω, πηδάω, βγάζω, μειώνω, κομμένος, περιτετμημένοςGreek
  • tranĉiEsperanto
  • corte, faltar, cortar, incidir, colar, atravesar, retirar, recortar, tallar, cortado, circuncidado, talladoSpanish
  • بریدنPersian
  • sivallus, viilto, alennettu, leikkaus, haava, leikattu, viiltohaava, nosto, pala, koukata, leikata, nostaa, [[jakaa]] ([[kahtia]]), mutkitella, kiilata, hioa, etuilla, lintsata, heikennetty, vähennetty, kevennettyFinnish
  • coupe, entaille, baisse, diminution, coupure, couper, sécher, inciser, réduire, coupés, coupées, taillé, coupéeFrench
  • bainIrish
  • gearradh, geàrrScottish Gaelic
  • cortarGalician
  • חתיכה, חיתוך, חתך, הבריז, חתוךHebrew
  • काटनाHindi
  • csökkentHungarian
  • կտրատել, կտրելArmenian
  • skurður, afskurður, snið, troða, skera niður, skera, skipta, skrópa, draga, klippaIcelandic
  • taglia, sgravio, taglio, alzata, pezzo, incisione, riduzione, tagliare, alzare, saltare, incidere, ridotto, circonciso, potato, cesellato, accorciato, tagliato, ritagliato, scolpitoItalian
  • 横切る, 減らす, サボる, カット, 切る, 削減Japanese
  • កាត់Khmer
  • 끊다Korean
  • برینKurdish
  • seco, interseco, incido, inseco, curtoLatin
  • ຕັດLao
  • cirtiens, grieztLatvian
  • whakaihoMāori
  • ре́же, се́чеMacedonian
  • putus, terpotongMalay
  • ညှပ်Burmese
  • stykningsdel, stykkeNorwegian
  • snee, stuk, snit, snijden, knippen, slijpen, stoppen, schudden, scheiden, kappen, verdelen, spijbelen, verminderen, voorsteken, geslepenDutch
  • kuttNorwegian
  • talharOccitan
  • ciąćPolish
  • corte, redução, matar, remover, diminuir, cortar, faltar, reduzir, retirar, atravessar, talhar, incisar, furar, lapidado, reduzido, cortadoPortuguese
  • kuchuy, p'itiyQuechua
  • taglier, tagliar, taglerRomansh
  • incizie, tăietură, tăiere, tăia, diminua, reduce, tăiatRomanian
  • покро́й, разре́з, поре́з, ре́зание, ре́зать, разреза́́ть, уре́зать, поруби́ть, выреза́ть, выре́зать, уреза́ть, руби́ть, разре́зать, поре́зать, обре́заный, наре́заный, огранённый, ре́заный, уре́заный, разре́заный, поре́заныйRussian
  • secareSardinian
  • rezati, сјећи, seći, резати, сећи, sjećiSerbo-Croatian
  • ťať, rezaťSlovak
  • rezatiSlovene
  • skärning, skärsår, snitt, giv, klippa bort, utesluta, kupera, tränga, skära, klippa, klippt, skurenSwedish
  • kukataSwahili
  • ตัดThai
  • hiwaTagalog
  • kesme, kesik, kesmek, kesimTurkish
  • руба́ти, рі́затиUkrainian
  • کاٹناUrdu
  • cắtVietnamese

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