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cut (someone) loose

Definition of cut (someone) loose

  1. 1 :  to stop supporting or employing (someone) <He didn't do a good job, so we finally had to cut him loose.>

  2. 2 :  to end an official relationship or agreement with (someone) <She's been cut loose from her contract.>



Word by Word Definitions

  1. :  to penetrate with or as if with an edged instrument

    :  to hurt the feelings of

    :  to strike sharply with a cutting effect

  1. :  a product of cutting: as

    :  an opening made with an edged instrument

    :  a wound made by something sharp :  gash

  1. :  marked by a well-developed and highly defined musculature

someoneplay
  1. :  some person :  somebody

looseplay
  1. :  not rigidly fastened or securely attached

    :  having worked partly free from attachments

    :  having relative freedom of movement

  1. :  to let loose (see 1loose):  release

    :  to free from restraint

    :  to make loose :  untie

  1. :  in a loose manner (see 1loose):  loosely


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