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cut one's losses

Definition of cut one's losses

  1. :  to stop an activity, business, etc., that is failing in order to prevent more losses or damage <With the economy continuing to do poorly, many investors decided to cut their losses and sell their stocks.>



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

lossplay losses
  1. :  destruction, ruin

    :  the act of losing possession :  deprivation

    :  the harm or privation resulting from loss or separation


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