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cut off

verb

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(Entry 1 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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cutoff

noun

Synonyms & Antonyms of cutoff (Entry 2 of 2)

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.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/cut%20off. Accessed 17 Jan. 2021.

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