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cut down

verb

Definition of cut down

  1. transitive verb
  2. 1 a :  to strike down and kill or incapacitate b :  knock down

  3. 2 a :  to remodel by removing extras or unwanted furnishings and fittings b :  to remake in a smaller size

  4. intransitive verb
  5. :  to reduce or curtail volume or activity <cut down on smoking>

cut down to size

  1. :  to reduce from an inflated or exaggerated importance to true or suitable stature



Examples of cut down in a sentence

  1. <we need to cut down that dying tree>



1571

First Known Use of cut down

1571


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