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cut off

verb

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  1. 1 to bring (as an action or operation) to an immediate end the majority party cut off debate and forced a vote on the bill Synonyms of cut off break, 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 offWords Related to cut off complete, 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, snuffNear Antonyms of cut off carry on, continue, follow through (with), keep up, run on; advance, proceed, progress; actuate, drive, impel, propel, stir

  2. 2 to set or keep apart from others the dog cut off the one sheep that had to be sheared Synonyms of cut off isolate, insulate, seclude, segregate, separate, sequesterWords Related to cut off quarantine; confine, immure, incarcerate, intern, jail, lock (up), restrain, restrict; abstract, detach, disengage, remove; detain, hold, keepNear Antonyms of cut off assimilate, associate, connect, join, link, unite; discharge, free, liberate, loose, releaseAntonyms of cut off desegregate, integrate, reintegrate


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