cut out


cut out

verb

Definition of CUT OUT

1
to stop functioning <the engine abruptly cut out>
Antonyms start (up)
2
to bring (as an action or operation) to an immediate end <now cut that out, or I'm turning this car around!>
3
to leave a place often for another <after a few minutes of their brainless conversation I was ready to cut out>
Synonyms bail, bail out, begone, book [slang], bugger off [British slang], bug off, bug out, buzz (off), clear off [chiefly British], clear out, cut out, depart, dig out, exit, get, get off, go off, move, pack (up or off), part, peel off, pike (out or off), pull out, push off, push on, quit, run along, sally (forth), scarper [British], shove (off), step (along), take off, vamoose, walk out
4
to take the place of <this ambitious new friend of hers seems to be cutting out people that she's known for years>
Related Words preempt, usurp

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