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cut out

verb

Definition of cut out

  1. transitive verb
  2. 1 :  to form by erosion

  3. 2 :  to determine or assign through necessity you've got your work cut out for you

  4. 3 :  to take the place of :  supplant

  5. 4 :  to put an end to :  desist from cut out wasteful spending

  6. 5 :  deprive, defraud cut him out of his share

  7. 6a :  to remove from a series or circuit :  disconnect cut out a car from a trainb :  to make inoperative

  8. intransitive verb
  9. 1 :  to depart in haste

  10. 2 :  to cease operating

  11. 3 :  to swerve out of a traffic line

Examples of cut out in a sentence

  1. the engine abruptly cut out

  2. now cut that out, or I'm turning this car around!

15th Century

First Known Use of cut out

15th century


2

cut out

adjective

Definition of cut out

  1. :  naturally fitted or suited not cut out to be a vet

1645

First Known Use of cut out

1645



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