What does cut short mean?

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. cut short, break short, break off(verb)

    interrupt before its natural or planned end

    "We had to cut short our vacation"

  2. cut short(verb)

    cause to end earlier than intended

    "The spontaneous applause cut the singer short"

  3. truncate, cut short(verb)

    make shorter as if by cutting off

    "truncate a word"; "Erosion has truncated the ridges of the mountains"

  4. clip, curtail, cut short(verb)

    terminate or abbreviate before its intended or proper end or its full extent

    "My speech was cut short"; "Personal freedom is curtailed in many countries"


  1. cut short(Verb)

    Make shorter by cutting

  2. cut short(Verb)

    interrupt and curtail before the planned end time.

Anagrams for cut short »

  1. short cut, short-cut, shortcut

  2. Short cut

  3. Short-cut

  4. Shortcut

How to pronounce cut short?

  1. Alex
    US English

How to say cut short in sign language?

  1. cutshort


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of cut short in Chaldean Numerology is: 7

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of cut short in Pythagorean Numerology is: 7

Examples of cut short in a Sentence

  1. Naftali Bennett:

    Eleven souls. Eleven innocent lives brutally cut short. We stand here in your memories.

  2. Clayton Guyton:

    A good Samaritan, somebody that goes out of her way to help somebody, her life was cut short.

  3. Turin Carter:

    This was a 19-year-old kid whose life was cut short before he could fully realize his potential.

  4. Hikaru Sato:

    The market became a bit nervous on why the summit was cut short, so investors decided to take a wait-and-see stance.

  5. Valerie Plame:

    My career in the CIA was cut short by partisan politics, but I'm not done serving our country, we need more people in Congress with the courage to stand up for what's right.

Images & Illustrations of cut short

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