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cut

noun

Synonyms and Antonyms of cut

  1. 1 a piece that has been separated from the whole by cutting choose cuts of meat that have very little visible fat Synonyms of cut cutting, slice Words Related to cut chop, cutlet; length, part, portion, section, segment; chunk, hunk, lump; clipping, paring, shaving, sliver, snippet, splinter

  2. 2 an individual part of a process, series, or ranking one of the new recruits is a cut above the rest in intelligence Synonyms of cut chapter, degree, grade, inch, notch, peg, phase, place, point, stage, stepWords Related to cut angle, aspect, facet, side; amount, measure, plane; decrement, increment

  3. 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 Synonyms of cut allotment, allowance, share, end, part, piece, portion, proportion, quota, slice, takeWords Related to cut lot, ration; commission, percentage; member, partition, section, segmentNear Antonyms of cut aggregate, composite, compound, pool, sum, total, totality; whole

  4. 4 a style or arrangement of hair she decided she needed a new cut after wearing her hair the same way for years Synonyms of cut coiffure, hairdo, do, haircut, hairstyleWords Related to cut Afro, conk, cornrow, dreadlocks, perm, permanent; beehive, big hair, bun, chignon, French twist, pageboy, pug, updo, upsweep; bob, buzz cut, crew cut, crop, fade, Mohawk, shag, shingle, trim; braid, pigtail, plait, ponytail, queue; comb-over, ducktail, pompadour, roach

  5. 5 an act or expression showing scorn and usually intended to hurt another's feelings completely ignoring her was the unkindest cut of all Synonyms of cut affront, barb, brickbat, insult, dart, dig, dis (also diss) [slang], epithet, gird, indignity, name, offense (or offence), outrage, personality, poke, put-down, sarcasm, slap, slight, slurWords Related to cut catcall, gibe (or jibe), jeer, mock, quip, sneer, taunt; abuse, invective, vituperation; disapproval, opprobrium; disgrace, dishonor, shame; attack, criticism, knock, slam, swipe; torment, tortureNear Antonyms of cut accolade, commendation, compliment; acclaim, applause, praise; adulation, flattery


cut

verb

Synonyms and Antonyms of cut

  1. 1 to penetrate with a sharp edge (as a knife) I cut my hand on a piece of broken glass Synonyms of cut gash, incise, rip, shear, slash, slice, slit Words Related to cut crosscut, hacksaw, saw, scissor; cleave, rive, split; pierce, stab; bruise, butcher, hack, haggle, lacerate, mangle; rend, tear; carve, chip, chisel, notch; anatomize, dissect, section; chop, dice, mince; amputate, cut off, sever

  2. 2 to fail to attend a warning that she had been cutting too many classes without valid excuses Synonyms of cut blow off, miss, skip Words Related to cut ignore, neglect, pass over Phrases absent oneself, play hooky Antonyms of cut attend, show up (for)

  3. 3 to deliberately ignore or treat rudely the snobbish lady cut anyone who didn't meet her standards of wealth and social standing Synonyms of cut cold-shoulder, snub, high-hat, slight, stiff, stiff-armWords Related to cut isolate, ostracize; brush (aside or off), disdain, rebuff, reject, repel, repulse, scorn, spurn; disregard, forget, neglect, overlook, overpass, pass over, shrug off

  4. 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 Synonyms of cut bob, crop, clip, cut back, dock, lop (off), nip, pare, poll, prune, shave, shear, snip, trimWords Related to cut skive, whittle; manicure, mow; pinch, stump; curtail, shortenNear Antonyms of cut elongate, extend, lengthen

  5. 5 to shorten the standing leafy plant cover of you need to cut the lawn very soon—before it becomes a jungle Synonyms of cut mowWords Related to cut clip, crop, curtail, cut back, dock, hack, lop, manicure, nip, pare, prune, trim; bob, shave, shear, snip

  6. 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 Synonyms of cut adulterate, dilute, extend, lace, sophisticate, thin, water down, weakenWords Related to cut load; befoul, contaminate, corrupt, defile, dirty, envenom, foul, infect, poison, pollute, soil, spoil, sully, taint; cheapen, debase, degrade; manipulate, misrepresent, tamper (with); counterfeit, fake, falsify, fudge; doctor, spike; attenuate, moderate, qualify, temperNear Antonyms of cut fertilize, lard; augment, reinforce (also reenforce), supplement; decontaminate, purify; clarify, clean, cleanse, distill (also distil), filter, flush, leach, pasteurize, purge, refine; better, enhance, improve; compact, concentrate, condenseAntonyms of cut enrich, fortify, richen, strengthen

  7. 7 to depart abruptly from a straight line or course cut towards the goal, eluding a defender Synonyms of cut break, swerve, sheer, veer, yaw, zag, zigWords Related to cut skew, slew (also slue); arc, arch, bend, bow, crook, curve, hook, round, sweep, wheel; about-face, pivot; circle, coil, curl, loop, spiral; turn, twist, wind; weave, zigzag; deviate, stray, wander, waverAntonyms of cut straighten

  8. 8 to divide by passing through or across a long mountain range virtually cuts that country in half Synonyms of cut bisect, cross, intersectWords Related to cut crisscross, decussate

  9. 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 Synonyms of cut anatomize, assay, break down, analyze, deconstruct, dissectWords Related to cut assess, diagnose, evaluate, examine, inspect, investigate, scrutinize; arrange, assort, catalog (or catalogue), categorize, classify, codify, diagram, enumerate, index, order, schematize, sort, tabulate; divide, reduce, segment, separate, subdivideNear Antonyms of cut agglomerate, aggregate, amalgamate, assimilate, coalesce, conglomerate, consolidate, integrate, synthesize, unify


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