What does shortcut mean?

Definitions for shortcut

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. shortcut, cutoff, crosscut(noun)

    a route shorter than the usual one


  1. shortcut(Noun)

    A path between two points that is faster than the commonly used paths.

  2. shortcut(Noun)

    A method to accomplish something that omits one or more steps.

  3. shortcut(Noun)

    A symlink (symbolic file link); especially, one that appears as an icon.

    There are shortcuts to some of my favourite applications on my desktop.

  4. shortcut(Noun)

    A keyboard shortcut - a combination of keystrokes that provides easier access to a command or operation


  1. Shortcut

    Shortcut is a Swedish-language magazine and meeting place centred on work and lifestyle. It is aimed at: ⁕People with higher education ⁕Entrepreneurs ⁕Free agents ⁕Self-taught people As at August 8, 2004 it has 40,374 members.

How to pronounce shortcut?

  1. Alex
    US English

How to say shortcut in sign language?

  1. shortcut


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of shortcut in Chaldean Numerology is: 7

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of shortcut in Pythagorean Numerology is: 7

Examples of shortcut in a Sentence

  1. Shelley Chapman:

    Saying this is a sub rosa plan doesn't make it one, this is not actually an attempt by anyone to take a shortcut.

  2. Selena Gomez:

    Try to take a shortcut, but I get cut again and again

  3. Roosh Valizadeh:

    Social status is a useful shortcut for women to judge the value of a man.

  4. Steven Hoffman:

    In economics literature, there's recognition of something called signaling, which is whereby in a marketplace filled with competing ideas, people are constantly looking for a shortcut in order to identify which products or practices they should be following, and so a celebrity endorsing a product provides a cognitive shortcut to an otherwise very complicated decision.

  5. Tynisa Gaines:

    It's not easy. I have to look it up for almost every client every year, a state might decide not to tax veteran retirement pay when they did before, or they might exempt military spouse pay suddenly. There is no shortcut to it at all.

Images & Illustrations of shortcut

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