Definition for cut

noun as in incision

noun as in reduction, diminution

noun as in portion of profit

noun as in style, shape of clothing

noun as in insult

Strong matches

abuse, indignity, offense

Weak match

hateful remark

noun as in type, kind

Strong matches

ilk, mold, sort

Weak matches

cast, feather, stamp

verb as in sever, chop with sharp instrument; incise

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Example Sentences

For example, the Postal Service routinely mothballs sorting machines to cut out excess capacity, USPS officials have said.

The president, for his part, has described many of those critical as “disgruntled former employees” who were not cut out for his administration.

Tech’s coveted internships were some of the first roles to be cut as offices closed and businesses shuttered in response to the coronavirus.

A new app promises to use cutting-edge science and technology to tell you if you’re right.

From Fortune

The company, which employs about 2,800 people, plans to make a one-time payment of $20,000 to those who decide to leave San Francisco, New York, or Seattle, according to Bloomberg—though it also plans to cut their base salaries by as much as 10%.

From Fortune

In this cockamamie get-rich scheme, would they all issue an apology if he cut a check?

My understanding was that according to most Christian beliefs, being trans or gay was a sin, cut and dry.

Crew members had to cut through the ice on the streets to get shots.

In response to the screen quota cut, South Korea established a “cinema tax” on the box office.

Supported by Washington, the domestic quota was cut from 90 days to 30.

If the "Y" Beach lot press their advantage they may cut off the enemy troops on the toe of the Peninsula.

At the reserve bank they may borrow as a standing right and not as a favor which may be cut off.

It occurred to him then, for the first time, that a third resource was open—he might cut the rope, and let the kite go free!

My thought was to keep pushing in troops from "W" Beach until the enemy had fallen back to save themselves from being cut off.

Levison's relations think he will cut up well at his death; Levison's relations are right.


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On this page you'll find 470 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to cut, such as: laceration, wound, carving, chip, chop, and cleavage.

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