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cut

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1 a piece that has been separated from the whole by cutting

  • choose cuts of meat that have very little visible fat
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2 an individual part of a process, series, or ranking

  • one of the new recruits is a cut above the rest in intelligence
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3 something belonging to, due to, or contributed by an individual member of a group

  • received my cut of the profits from the garage sale
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piece of the action

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4 a style or arrangement of hair

  • she decided she needed a new cut after wearing her hair the same way for years
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5 an act or expression showing scorn and usually intended to hurt anotherʼs feelings

  • completely ignoring her was the unkindest cut of all
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cut

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1 to penetrate with a sharp edge (as a knife)

  • I cut my hand on a piece of broken glass
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2 to fail to attend

  • a warning that she had been cutting too many classes without valid excuses
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absent oneself, play hooky

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3 to deliberately ignore or treat rudely

  • the snobbish lady cut anyone who didn't meet her standards of wealth and social standing
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4 to make (something) shorter or smaller with the use of a cutting instrument

  • when you cut the pad, make it a little smaller than the carpet
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5 to shorten the standing leafy plant cover of

  • you need to cut the lawn very soon—before it becomes a jungle
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mow

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6 to alter (something) for the worse with the addition of foreign or lower-grade substances

  • the fruit juice was so cut with water that it was barely a fruit-flavored drink
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7 to depart abruptly from a straight line or course

  • cut towards the goal, eluding a defender
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8 to divide by passing through or across

  • a long mountain range virtually cuts that country in half
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9 to identify and examine the basic elements or parts of (something) especially for discovering interrelationships

  • whichever way you cut it, we won't be seeing any profits from the business for at least three years
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