cut

Definition (noun): a share of the profits

Example: everyone got a cut of the earnings

Definition (noun): (film) an immediate transition from one shot to the next

Example: the cut from the accident scene to the hospital seemed too abrupt

Definition (noun): a trench resembling a furrow that was made by erosion or excavation

Definition (noun): a step on some scale

Example: he is a cut above the rest

Definition (noun): a wound made by cutting

Example: he put a bandage over the cut

Definition (noun): a piece of meat that has been cut from an animal carcass

Definition (noun): a remark capable of wounding mentally

Example: the unkindest cut of all

Definition (noun): a distinct selection of music from a recording or a compact disc

Example: he played the first cut on the cd

Definition (noun): a distinct selection of music from a recording or a compact disc

Example: the title track of the album

Definition (noun): the omission that is made when an editorial change shortens a written passage

Example: an editor’s deletions frequently upset young authors

Definition (noun): the omission that is made when an editorial change shortens a written passage

Example: both parties agreed on the excision of the proposed clause

Definition (noun): the style in which a garment is cut

Example: a dress of traditional cut

Definition (noun): a canal made by erosion or excavation

Definition (noun): a refusal to recognize someone you know

Example: the snub was clearly intentional

Definition (noun): in baseball; a batter’s attempt to hit a pitched ball

Example: he took a vicious cut at the ball

Definition (noun): (sports) a stroke that puts reverse spin on the ball

Example: cuts do not bother a good tennis player

Definition (noun): the division of a deck of cards before dealing

Example: he insisted that we give him the last cut before every deal

Definition (noun): the division of a deck of cards before dealing

Example: the cutting of the cards soon became a ritual

Definition (noun): the act of penetrating or opening open with a sharp edge

Example: his cut in the lining revealed the hidden jewels

Definition (noun): the act of cutting something into parts

Example: his cuts were skillful

Definition (noun): the act of cutting something into parts

Example: his cutting of the cake made a terrible mess

Definition (noun): the act of shortening something by chopping off the ends

Example: the barber gave him a good cut

Definition (noun): the act of reducing the amount or number

Example: the mayor proposed extensive cuts in the city budget

Definition (noun): an unexcused absence from class

Example: he was punished for taking too many cuts in his math class

Definition (verb): separate with or as if with an instrument

Example: Cut the rope

Definition (verb): cut down on; make a reduction in

Example: reduce your daily fat intake

Definition (verb): cut down on; make a reduction in

Example: The employer wants to cut back health benefits

Definition (verb): turn sharply; change direction abruptly

Example: The car cut to the left at the intersection

Definition (verb): turn sharply; change direction abruptly

Example: The motorbike veered to the right

Definition (verb): make an incision or separation

Example: cut along the dotted line

Definition (verb): discharge from a group

Example: The coach cut two players from the team

Definition (verb): form by probing, penetrating, or digging

Example: cut a hole

Definition (verb): form by probing, penetrating, or digging

Example: cut trenches

Definition (verb): form by probing, penetrating, or digging

Example: The sweat cut little rivulets into her face

Definition (verb): style and tailor in a certain fashion

Example: cut a dress

Definition (verb): hit (a ball) with a spin so that it turns in the opposite direction

Example: cut a Ping-Pong ball

Definition (verb): make out and issue

Example: write out a check

Definition (verb): make out and issue

Example: cut a ticket

Definition (verb): make out and issue

Example: Please make the check out to me

Definition (verb): cut and assemble the components of

Example: edit film

Definition (verb): cut and assemble the components of

Example: cut recording tape

Definition (verb): intentionally fail to attend

Example: cut class

Definition (verb): be able to manage or manage successfully

Example: I can’t hack it anymore

Definition (verb): be able to manage or manage successfully

Example: she could not cut the long days in the office

Definition (verb): give the appearance or impression of

Example: cut a nice figure

Definition (verb): move (one’s fist)

Example: his opponent cut upward toward his chin

Definition (verb): pass directly and often in haste

Example: We cut through the neighbor’s yard to get home sooner

Definition (verb): pass through or across

Example: The boat cut the water

Definition (verb): make an abrupt change of image or sound

Example: cut from one scene to another

Definition (verb): stop filming

Example: cut a movie scene

Definition (verb): make a recording of

Example: cut the songs

Definition (verb): make a recording of

Example: She cut all of her major titles again

Definition (verb): record a performance on (a medium)

Example: cut a record

Definition (verb): create by duplicating data

Example: cut a disk

Definition (verb): create by duplicating data

Example: burn a CD

Definition (verb): form or shape by cutting or incising

Example: cut paper dolls

Definition (verb): perform or carry out

Example: cut a caper

Definition (verb): function as a cutting instrument

Example: This knife cuts well

Definition (verb): allow incision or separation

Example: This bread cuts easily

Definition (verb): divide a deck of cards at random into two parts to make selection difficult

Example: Wayne cut

Definition (verb): divide a deck of cards at random into two parts to make selection difficult

Example: She cut the deck for a long time

Definition (verb): cause to stop operating by disengaging a switch

Example: Turn off the stereo, please

Definition (verb): cause to stop operating by disengaging a switch

Example: cut the engine

Definition (verb): cause to stop operating by disengaging a switch

Example: turn out the lights

Definition (verb): reap or harvest

Example: cut grain

Definition (verb): fell by sawing; hew

Example: The Vietnamese cut a lot of timber while they occupied Cambodia

Definition (verb): penetrate injuriously

Example: The glass from the shattered windshield cut into her forehead

Definition (verb): refuse to acknowledge

Example: She cut him dead at the meeting

Definition (verb): shorten as if by severing the edges or ends of

Example: cut my hair

Definition (verb): weed out unwanted or unnecessary things

Example: We had to lose weight, so we cut the sugar from our diet

Definition (verb): dissolve by breaking down the fat of

Example: soap cuts grease

Definition (verb): have a reducing effect

Example: This cuts into my earnings

Definition (verb): cease, stop

Example: cut the noise

Definition (verb): cease, stop

Example: We had to cut short the conversation

Definition (verb): reduce in scope while retaining essential elements

Example: The manuscript must be shortened

Definition (verb): lessen the strength or flavor of a solution or mixture

Example: cut bourbon

Definition (verb): have grow through the gums

Example: The baby cut a tooth

Definition (verb): grow through the gums

Example: The new tooth is cutting

Definition (verb): cut off the testicles (of male animals such as horses)

Example: the vet gelded the young horse

Definition (adjective): separated into parts or laid open or penetrated with a sharp edge or instrument

Example: the cut surface was mottled

Definition (adjective): separated into parts or laid open or penetrated with a sharp edge or instrument

Example: cut tobacco

Definition (adjective): separated into parts or laid open or penetrated with a sharp edge or instrument

Example: blood from his cut forehead

Definition (adjective): separated into parts or laid open or penetrated with a sharp edge or instrument

Example: bandages on her cut wrists

Definition (adjective): fashioned or shaped by cutting

Example: a well-cut suit

Definition (adjective): fashioned or shaped by cutting

Example: cut diamonds

Definition (adjective): fashioned or shaped by cutting

Example: cut velvet

Definition (adjective): with parts removed

Example: the drastically cut film

Definition (adjective): made neat and tidy by trimming

Example: his neatly trimmed hair

Definition (adjective): (used of grass or vegetation) cut down with a hand implement or machine

Example: the smell of newly mown hay

Definition (adjective): (of pages of a book) having the folds of the leaves trimmed or slit

Example: the cut pages of the book

Definition (adjective): (of a male animal) having the testicles removed

Example: a cut horse

Definition (adjective): (used of rates or prices) reduced usually sharply

Example: the slashed prices attracted buyers

Definition (adjective): mixed with water

Example: sold cut whiskey

Definition (adjective): mixed with water

Example: a cup of thinned soup