Textual thesaurus for "cut"

(adj) shortened

with parts removed

the drastically cut film

(adj) weakened, thinned

mixed with water

sold cut whiskey; a cup of thinned soup

(adj) slashed

(used of rates or prices) reduced usually sharply

the slashed prices attracted buyers

(adj) mown

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

the smell of newly mown hay

(adj) gelded, emasculated

(of a male animal) having the testicles removed

a cut horse

(adj) trimmed

made neat and tidy by trimming

his neatly trimmed hair

(noun) cutting, cutting off

the act of shortening something by chopping off the ends

the barber gave him a good cut

(noun) cutting

the act of cutting something into parts

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

(noun) cutting

the act of penetrating or opening open with a sharp edge

his cut in the lining revealed the hidden jewels

(noun) cutting

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

(noun) undercut

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

cuts do not bother a good tennis player

(noun) baseball swing, swing

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

he took a vicious cut at the ball

(noun) snub, cold shoulder

a refusal to recognize someone you know

the snub was clearly intentional

(noun) gash

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

(noun) deletion, excision

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

(noun) track

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

(noun) stinger

a remark capable of wounding mentally

the unkindest cut of all

(noun) cut of meat

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

(noun) slash, slice, gash

a wound made by cutting

he put a bandage over the cut

(verb) geld

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

the vet gelded the young horse

(verb) edit, edit out

cut and assemble the components of

edit film; cut recording tape

(verb) dilute, reduce, thin, thin out

lessen the strength or flavor of a solution or mixture

cut bourbon

(verb) abbreviate, abridge, contract, reduce, foreshorten, shorten

reduce in scope while retaining essential elements

The manuscript must be shortened

(verb) cut off

cease, stop

cut the noise; We had to cut short the conversation

(verb) cut back, cut down, bring down, trim, trim back, trim down, reduce

cut down on; make a reduction in

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

(verb) prune, rationalise, rationalize

weed out unwanted or unnecessary things

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

(verb) snub, ignore, disregard

refuse to acknowledge

She cut him dead at the meeting

(verb) write out, issue, make out

make out and issue

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

(verb) turn off, turn out, switch off

cause to stop operating by disengaging a switch

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

(verb) tailor

style and tailor in a certain fashion

cut a dress

(verb) burn

create by duplicating data

cut a disk; burn a CD

(verb) curve, sheer, slew, slue, veer, trend, swerve

turn sharply; change direction abruptly

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

(verb) hack

be able to manage or manage successfully

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

(verb) skip

intentionally fail to attend

cut class