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cut back

verb

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1 to make (something) shorter or smaller with the use of a cutting instrument
  • we need to cut back the bushes a bit so that the house number is visible from the street

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2 to make less in extent or duration
  • cut back the meeting so everyone could leave early for the long weekend

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cut-back

adjective

Synonyms & Antonyms of cut-back (Entry 2 of 3)

cutback

noun

Synonyms & Antonyms of cutback (Entry 3 of 3)

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The first known use of cut back was in 1871

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“Cut back.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/cut%20back. Accessed 24 Oct. 2020.

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