re·​cut (ˌ)rē-ˈkət How to pronounce recut (audio)
recut; recutting; recuts

transitive verb

: to cut again
: to edit anew
recut a film

Examples of recut in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web For Ryan Swen, a 26-year-old Mann-iac who independently recut Blackhat and circulated it online, Mann’s style is unparalleled among his Hollywood contemporaries. John Semley, WIRED, 22 Dec. 2023 Soderbergh offered to clear his schedule and recut the movie with him. Patrick Radden Keefe, The New Yorker, 25 Dec. 2023 Abel Gance’s 1927 silent movie, long hailed as a masterpiece, was recut and released at different lengths in subsequent years, his supposedly nine-hour original never seen again. Tim Grierson, Los Angeles Times, 4 Dec. 2023 In fact, Faraway Downs is actually that very film, now recut into a six-episode series. Jason P. Frank, Vulture, 19 Oct. 2023 But sources say the sequel has endured challenges outside of the Heard saga and was testing in the 60s before being recut in the summer of 2022. Tatiana Siegel, Variety, 10 Oct. 2023 These heavy themes were largely omitted from a bowdlerized and recut American edit of the film that came out two years later. Kelsey Atherton, Vulture, 26 July 2023 These stories, now, exist in the form of The Adventures of Young Indiana Jones, after the series was recut into 22 movie-ish episodes back in 1999. Evan Romano, Men's Health, 29 June 2023 Mowers can mulch clippings (repeatedly cut and recut them), discharge them to the side or rear, or bag them. Roy Berendsohn, Popular Mechanics, 5 May 2022

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Word History

First Known Use

1664, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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The first known use of recut was in 1664

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“Recut.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 18 Apr. 2024.

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