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the stopping of a process or activity
  • with a cutoff for funding the war, military operations soon ground to a halt

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cut off


Synonyms & Antonyms of cut off (Entry 2 of 2)

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

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2 to set or keep apart from others
  • the dog cut off the one sheep that had to be sheared

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The first known use of cutoff was in the 14th century

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“Cutoff.” The Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster Inc., Accessed 23 January 2020.

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out of the ordinary or unreasonable

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