cut out of

idiom

Definition of cut out of

1 : to form (something) out of (something) by cutting with a sharp tool He cut a big heart out of a piece of red paper.
2 : to remove (something) out of (something) by or as if by cutting cutting articles out of the newspaper Fortunately, they cut that scene out of the movie.
3 : to cause (someone) to no longer be included in (something) She cut all of her children out of her will and left everything to her grandchildren.

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“Cut out of.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/cut%20out%20of. Accessed 21 Jun. 2021.

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