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See definition of cut corners on Dictionary.com
  • as ineconomize
  • as insave
  • as inscrimp
  • as inskimp
  • as instint

synonyms for cut corners

  • conserve
  • cut down
  • scrimp
  • manage
  • retrench
  • shepherd
  • skimp
  • stint
  • be frugal
  • be prudent
  • be sparing
  • cut back
  • keep within means
  • make ends meet
  • meet a budget
  • pay one's way
  • pinch pennies
  • run tight ship
  • stretch a dollar
  • tighten one's belt
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antonyms for cut corners

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  • spend
  • squander
  • throw away
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How to use cut corners in a sentence

If the "Y" Beach lot press their advantage they may cut off the enemy troops on the toe of the Peninsula.
GALLIPOLI DIARY, VOLUME IIAN HAMILTON
At the reserve bank they may borrow as a standing right and not as a favor which may be cut off.
READINGS IN MONEY AND BANKINGCHESTER ARTHUR PHILLIPS
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!
THE GIANT OF THE NORTHR.M. BALLANTYNE
My thought was to keep pushing in troops from "W" Beach until the enemy had fallen back to save themselves from being cut off.
GALLIPOLI DIARY, VOLUME IIAN HAMILTON
Levison's relations think he will cut up well at his death; Levison's relations are right.
THE PIT TOWN CORONET, VOLUME I (OF 3)CHARLES JAMES WILLS
When she did this, and drooped the corners of her mouth, she was very engaging, and the young man tingled all over with pity.
ROSEMARY IN SEARCH OF A FATHERC. N. WILLIAMSON
I had those words in my thoughts four years ago, when I cut him down from the branch of the Patriarch.
BLACKWOOD'S EDINBURGH MAGAZINE, NO. CCCXXXIX. JANUARY, 1844. VOL. LV.VARIOUS
The conflict in Tom's puzzled heart sharpened that evening into dreadful edges that cut him mercilessly whichever way he turned.
THE WAVEALGERNON BLACKWOOD
Then he cut away the knobs by which he climbed to it, until there was barely sufficient for his own tiny toes to rest on.
THE GIANT OF THE NORTHR.M. BALLANTYNE
He was used to finding himself suddenly cut off from the means of livelihood.
THE JOYOUS ADVENTURES OF ARISTIDE PUJOLWILLIAM J. LOCKE
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WORDS RELATED TO CUT CORNERS

  • be frugal
  • be prudent
  • be sparing
  • conserve
  • cut back
  • cut corners
  • cut down
  • keep within means
  • make ends meet
  • manage
  • meet a budget
  • pay one's way
  • pinch pennies
  • retrench
  • run tight ship
  • scrimp
  • shepherd
  • skimp
  • stint
  • stretch a dollar
  • tighten one's belt
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.