Definition of cut one's losses
- With the economy continuing to do poorly, many investors decided to cut their losses and sell their stocks.
: to penetrate with or as if with an edged instrument
: to hurt the feelings of
: to strike sharply with a cutting effect
: a product of cutting: such as
: an opening made with an edged instrument
: a wound made by something sharp : gash
: marked by a well-developed and highly defined musculature
: destruction, ruin
: the act of losing possession : deprivation
: the harm or privation resulting from loss or separation
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