cuting, present participle; cut, past participle; cut, past tense; cutting, present participle; cuts, 3rd person singular present;
Make an opening, incision, or wound in (something) with a sharp-edged tool or object
he cut his big toe on a sharp stone
he cut open MacKay's face with the end of his hockey stick
his scorn cut deeper than knives
Remove (something) from something larger by using a sharp implement
I cut his photograph out of the paper
some prisoners had their right hands cut off
Castrate (an animal, esp. a horse)
Remove the foreskin of a penis; circumcise
Make something by cutting
I cut out some squares of paper
Remove, exclude, or stop eating or doing something undesirable
start today by cutting out fatty foods
Separate an animal from the main herd
Divide into pieces with a knife or other sharp implement
cut the beef into thin slices
he cut his food up into teeny pieces
Make divisions in (something)
land that has been cut up by streams into forested areas
Separate (something) into two; sever
they cut the rope before he choked
Make something, esp. a tree, fall by cutting it through at the base
(of a weapon, bullet, or disease) Kill or injure someone
Barker had been cut down by a sniper's bullet
Make or form (something) by using a sharp tool to remove material
workmen cut a hole in the pipe
Make or design (a garment) in a particular way
an impeccably cut chalk-stripe suit
Make (a path, tunnel, or other route) by excavation, digging, or chopping
plans to cut a road through a rain forest
investigators called for a machete to cut through the bush
a large woman with a voice that cut through crowds
Trim or reduce the length of (something, esp. grass or a person's hair or fingernails) by using a sharp implement
cutting the lawn
cut back all the year's growth to about four leaves
Reduce the amount or quantity of
buyers will bargain hard to cut the cost of the house they want
I should cut down my sugar intake
they've cut back on costs
the state passed a law to cut down on drunk-driving
the paper glut cuts into profits
Abridge (a text, movie, or performance) by removing material
he had to cut unnecessary additions made to the opening scene
Delete (part of a text or other display) completely or so as to insert a copy of it elsewhere
(in sports) Remove (a player) from a team's roster
End or interrupt the provision of (something, esp. power or food supplies)
we resolved to cut oil supplies to territories controlled by the rebels
if the pump develops a fault, the electrical supply is immediately cut off
Block the usual means of access to a place
the caves were cut off from the outside world by a landslide
Absent oneself deliberately from (something one should normally attend, esp. school)
Robert was cutting class
Switch off (an engine or a light)
(of a line) Cross or intersect (another line)
the point where the line cuts the vertical axis
Pass or traverse, esp. so as to shorten one's route
the following aircraft cut across to join him
Have an effect regardless of (divisions or boundaries between groups)
subcultures that cut across national and political boundaries
Leave or move hurriedly
you can cut along now
Ignore or refuse to recognize (someone)
Stop filming or recording
Move to another shot in a movie
cut to a dentist's surgery
Make (a movie) into a coherent whole by removing parts or placing them in a different order
Make (a sound recording)
Divide (a pack of playing cards) by lifting a portion from the top, either to reveal or draw a card at random or to place the top portion under the bottom portion
Slice (the ball)
Adulterate (a drug) or dilute (alcohol) by mixing it with another substance
speed cut with rat poison
Come up to expectations; meet requirements
this CD player doesn't quite cut it
An act of cutting, in particular
his hair was in need of a cut
A stroke or blow given by a sharp-edged implement or by a whip or cane
he could skin an animal with a single cut of the knife
A wounding remark or act
his unkindest cut at Elizabeth was to call her heartless
A reduction in amount or size
she took a 20% pay cut
a cut in interest rates
(in sports) A removal of a player from a team's roster
An act of removing part of a play, movie, or book, esp. to shorten the work or to delete offensive material
they would not publish the book unless the author was willing to make cuts
An immediate transition from one scene to another in a movie
The halfway point of a golf tournament where half of the players are eliminated
A stroke made with a sharp horizontal or downward action of the racket, imparting spin
A result of cutting something, in particular
A long narrow incision in the skin made by something sharp
A long narrow opening or incision made in a surface or piece of material
make a single cut along the top of each potato
A piece of meat cut from a carcass
a good lean cut of beef
A share of the profits from something
the directors are demanding their cut
A recording of a piece of music
a cut from his forthcoming album
A version of a movie after editing
the director's cut
A passage cut or dug out, as a railroad cutting or a new channel made for a river or other waterway
The way or style in which something, esp. a garment or someone's hair, is cut
the elegant cut of his dinner jacket
a share of the profits; "everyone got a cut of the earnings"
separate with or as if with an instrument; "Cut the rope"
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"
(film) an immediate transition from one shot to the next; "the cut from the accident scene to the hospital seemed too abrupt"
fashioned or shaped by cutting; "a well-cut suit"; "cut diamonds"; "cut velvet"
reduce: cut down on; make a reduction in; "reduce your daily fat intake"; "The employer wants to cut back health benefits"
Cut is a British advertising campaign launched in 2009 by the charitable organisation Women's Aid to promote awareness of domestic violence. The campaign was created by advertising agency Grey London, and centres around a 120-second commercial starring Keira Knightley. ...
In Archaeology and archeological stratification a cut or truncation is 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. ...
Central Única dos Trabalhadores (Unified Workers' Central), commonly known by the acronym CUT, is the main national trade union center in Brazil. ...
Cut is an album by C-Tec originally released in 2000.
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.
The Workers' United Center of Chile (Central Unitaria de Trabajadores de Chile, CUT) is a union federation in Chile. The CUT was founded in 1953, but it was suppressed after the Chilean coup of 1973. It was refounded in September 1988 near the end of Augusto Pinochet's dictatorship.
An opening resulting from cutting; The act of cutting; The result of cutting; A share or portion; A batsman's shot played with a swinging motion of the bat, to hit the ball backward of point; Sideways movement of the ball through the air caused by a fast bowler imparting spin to the ball; The ...
(cutting) The action of the verb to cut; A section removed from the larger whole; A newspaper clipping; A leaf, stem, branch, or root removed from a plant and cultivated to grow a new plant; An abridged selection of written work, often intended for performance; The editing of film or other ...
(cuts) A cut, or series of cuts, on the bit or blade of a key.
(CUTS) The number of rolls slit from a master roll.
(Cuts) (kutz) n., Far away, located far from the rest of the city. “We had to drive to the cuts to pick up my friend.” [Etym., African American]
(Cuts) An authorised assault by a teacher on a school pupil with a stick or of leather strap. Accepted by parents and the community. Six of the best meant six whacks on the bum.
(Cuts) Pickles are available in the following cuts or styles: chips, chunks, gherkins, halves, lengthwise slices (for sandwiches), salad cubes, relish, spears, sticks and whole.
(Cuts) The Italians have many types of cuts that are indicated by where they strike. Amusingly the cut was seen as inferior and eventually reccomended against, despite this the Italians broke apart the mechanics of the cut with great detail. Cuts were meant to be slashing, not impact strikes.
(Cuts) The cut of the wood determines how the pattern will look once installation is complete. Boards can be cut from a hardwood log in several directions, exposing rings in different patterns. ...
(Cuts) made from right to left. Fiore uses Dritto and Reverso Dritto. The term deritto is equivalent to dritto, Vadi uses both as well as diritto and Manreverso.
(Cuts) the moment in a film or video when the footage from one Camera run ceases to be viewed and another begins; several types of cuts are common: a match or continuity cut occurs when a movement that is seen to begin in Shot 1 is completed flawlessly in Shot 2; a jump cut occurs when movement ...
(cuts) Modification of a circuit board by separating conductors on an external layer to break a circuit connection.