Synonyms for cut


Grammar : Noun, verb
Spell : kuht
Phonetic Transcription : kʌt

Top 10 synonyms for cut Other synonyms for the word cut

Définition of cut

Origin :
  • late 13c., possibly Scandinavian, from North Germanic *kut- (cf. Swedish dialectal kuta "to cut," kuta "knife," Old Norse kuti "knife"), or from Old French couteau "knife." Replaced Old English ceorfan (see carve (v.)), sniþan, and scieran (see shear). Meaning "to be absent without excuse" is British university slang from 1794. To cut a pack of cards is from 1590s. Related: Cutting.
  • noun incision
  • noun reduction, diminution
  • noun portion of profit
  • noun style, shape of clothing
  • noun insult
  • noun type, kind
  • verb sever, chop with sharp instrument; incise
Example sentences :
  • The trouble is that we've just had to cut that fine old New York family off our list.
  • Extract from : « The Spenders » by Harry Leon Wilson
  • In the simpler phrasing of Uncle Peter Bines, he will "cut loose."
  • Extract from : « The Spenders » by Harry Leon Wilson
  • After a year of that, he'll be taken into the office and his hours will be cut down to eight.
  • Extract from : « The Spenders » by Harry Leon Wilson
  • With a sharp piece of flint he cut the fur of the animal's back.
  • Extract from : « Ancient Man » by Hendrik Willem van Loon
  • But he had been cut out, and by Robert Rushton—one of his father's factory hands.
  • Extract from : « Brave and Bold » by Horatio Alger
  • Cut deeper; the knife is too short: deeper, mia brave Corneliolina!
  • Extract from : « Blackwood's Edinburgh Magazine, No. 327 » by Various
  • He had determined before to answer them and cut up Gladstone!
  • Extract from : « The Grand Old Man » by Richard B. Cook
  • The posse would plunge ahead, and he could cut in toward Los Toros.
  • Extract from : « Way of the Lawless » by Max Brand
  • But you thought the girl had cut loose from you, and it hurt you.
  • Extract from : « Way of the Lawless » by Max Brand
  • I cannot cut myself off from it; it cannot cut itself off from me.
  • Extract from : « The Conquest of Fear » by Basil King

Antonyms for cut

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