Examples of cutoff in a Sentence
a cutoff of the water supply
The cutoff for new applications is next Wednesday.
Recent Examples of cutoff from the Web
California Attorney General Xavier Becerra, a Democrat, said 20 states have so far joined a lawsuit to block a cutoff of the subsidies.
Many of the Republican members from high-tax states represent more rural districts that could fare fine with a much lower cutoff.
The post office says the pilot program allows consumers to place online orders with participating retailers before a cutoff time Saturday.
Of course, this is after the singer made a grand Lamborghini entrance to the game wearing ultra-short denim cutoffs, a white bodysuit, and cat-eye sunglasses.
Age 12 was used as a cutoff because the brain experiences a key period of development between 10 and 12, researchers stated.
There is no widely accepted cutoff age for older children who want to wear costumes and demand candy on Oct. 31.
Atlanta United barely is above the symbolic crimson cutoff that signifies in each conference which six teams will have a chance to the win the MLS Cup, and the five that will begin working toward next season with a bit of a head start.
Those who added the feature before the cutoff are still able to connect.
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First Known Use of cutoff
Synonymsarrest, arrestment, cease, cessation, check, close, closedown, closure, conclusion, end, discontinuance, discontinuation, ending, expiration, finish, halt, lapse, offset, shutdown, shutoff, stay, stop, stoppage, surcease, termination
Related Wordsmop-up, phaseout; abeyance, break, interruption, layoff, letup, moratorium, pause, standstill, suspension
Near Antonymsextension, persistence, prolongation
Definition of cut off
- cut off communications
- threatened to cut him off without a penny
- cut off the engine
- the operator cut me off
Examples of cut off in a Sentence
the majority party cut off debate and forced a vote on the bill
the dog cut off the one sheep that had to be sheared
Recent Examples of cut off from the Web
They were cut off by regional police with a file of riot vans.
If built, the dam would cut off two large chunks of forest where the Batang Toru orangutans live, splitting this already small population into even smaller factions.
Getty III’s kidnappers eventually cut off his ear and mailed it with a lock of his hair to a newspaper in Rome.
These infants, suddenly cut off from their supply, cry uncontrollably.
Judge cut off the ball at the edge of the warning track, but his throw went over the head of second baseman Starlin Castro to Gregorius on one hop at second base.
The army may have cut off the head of the Biafran separatist snake for now.
But while some of the teased drama is frivolous (someone cut off a contestant's manbun!), some of it definitely isn't — as evidenced by that fist fight at the end of the teaser.
President Trump recently cut off key payments to insurers as part of his unilateral effort to sabotage the Affordable Care Act, and again told Congress to clean up his own mess.
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First Known Use of cut off
cut off Synonyms
Synonymsbreak, break off, break up, can [slang], cease, stop, cut out, desist (from), discontinue, drop, end, give over, halt, knock off, lay off, leave off, pack (up or in), quit, shut off
Antonymsdesegregate, integrate, reintegrate
Related Wordscomplete, conclude, finish; close (down); deactivate; block, blockade, dam, delay, detain, hinder, hold, hold back, impede, kibosh, obstruct, stem; call, suspend; arrest, brake, check, clamp down, rein (in), squash, squelch, stamp, stanch (or staunch), stunt, suppress, turn back; pause, stay, suspend; abolish, abort, annul, demolish, destroy, dissolve, kill, ruin, scuttle, snuff
Near Antonymscarry on, continue, follow through (with), keep up, run on; advance, proceed, progress; actuate, drive, impel, propel, stir
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