cut cut  /ˈkət/

Definition(s):

  1. (n) a share of the profits
  2. (n) (film) an immediate transition from one shot to the next
  3. (n) a trench resembling a furrow that was made by erosion or excavation
  4. (n) a step on some scale
  5. (n) a wound made by cutting
  6. (n) a piece of meat that has been cut from an animal carcass
  7. (n) a remark capable of wounding mentally
  8. (n) a distinct selection of music from a recording or a compact disc
  9. (n) the omission that is made when an editorial change shortens a written passage
  10. (n) the style in which a garment is cut
  11. (n) a canal made by erosion or excavation
  12. (n) a refusal to recognize someone you know
  13. (n) in baseball; a batter's attempt to hit a pitched ball
  14. (n) (sports) a stroke that puts reverse spin on the ball
  15. (n) the division of a deck of cards before dealing
  16. (n) the act of penetrating or opening open with a sharp edge
  17. (n) the act of cutting something into parts
  18. (n) the act of shortening something by chopping off the ends
  19. (n) the act of reducing the amount or number
  20. (n) an unexcused absence from class
  21. (v) separate with or as if with an instrument
  22. (v) cut down on; make a reduction in
  23. (v) turn sharply; change direction abruptly
  24. (v) make an incision or separation
  25. (v) discharge from a group
  26. (v) form by probing, penetrating, or digging
  27. (v) style and tailor in a certain fashion
  28. (v) hit (a ball) with a spin so that it turns in the opposite direction
  29. (v) make out and issue
  30. (v) cut and assemble the components of
  31. (v) intentionally fail to attend
  32. (v) be able to manage or manage successfully
  33. (v) give the appearance or impression of
  34. (v) move (one's fist)
  35. (v) pass directly and often in haste
  36. (v) pass through or across
  37. (v) make an abrupt change of image or sound
  38. (v) stop filming
  39. (v) make a recording of
  40. (v) record a performance on (a medium)
  41. (v) create by duplicating data
  42. (v) form or shape by cutting or incising
  43. (v) perform or carry out
  44. (v) function as a cutting instrument
  45. (v) allow incision or separation
  46. (v) divide a deck of cards at random into two parts to make selection difficult
  47. (v) cause to stop operating by disengaging a switch
  48. (v) reap or harvest
  49. (v) fell by sawing; hew
  50. (v) penetrate injuriously
  51. (v) refuse to acknowledge
  52. (v) shorten as if by severing the edges or ends of
  53. (v) weed out unwanted or unnecessary things
  54. (v) dissolve by breaking down the fat of
  55. (v) have a reducing effect
  56. (v) cease, stop
  57. (v) reduce in scope while retaining essential elements
  58. (v) lessen the strength or flavor of a solution or mixture
  59. (v) have grow through the gums
  60. (v) grow through the gums
  61. (v) cut off the testicles (of male animals such as horses)
  62. (adj) separated into parts or laid open or penetrated with a sharp edge or instrument
  63. (adj) fashioned or shaped by cutting
  64. (adj) with parts removed
  65. (adj) made neat and tidy by trimming
  66. (adj) (used of grass or vegetation) cut down with a hand implement or machine
  67. (adj) (of pages of a book) having the folds of the leaves trimmed or slit
  68. (adj) (of a male animal) having the testicles removed
  69. (adj) (used of rates or prices) reduced usually sharply
  70. (adj) mixed with water

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Usage(s):

  1. Keen to cut costs, colleges are finding creative ways to save cash.
  2. My column this week is about the persistence of the Republican canard that tax cuts raise revenues.
  3. If McCain cut back on his more than $100 billion in annual corporate tax cuts including $1.

News

  1. Ravens cut Leach, ask rookie to pave Rice's way

    OWINGS MILLS, Md. -- The Baltimore Ravens officially cut Pro Bowl fullback Vonta Leach on Tuesday.
    on June 12, 2013     Source: The SportsXchange via Yahoo! Sports

  2. Pimco Cut Treasuries Holdings in May to Lowest in Two Months

    Pacific Investment Management Co.’s Bill Gross cut the holdings of Treasuries in his flagship fund even as he says the Federal Reserve is unlikely to reduce its unprecedented asset-purchase program in the near-term.
    on June 12, 2013     Source: Bloomberg

  3. Cut Copy Announce New Album With Dance-Punk Popper 'Explorers'

    Cut Copy have kept relatively quiet since releasing 2011's pop-attuned  Zonoscope , but the Aussie dance-punk posse played a few dates Stateside last week and wound up sharing a new song...
    on June 12, 2013     Source: Spin

Quotes

  1. "The fact that this administration won't allow the man charged with implementing the president's plan to cut $500 billion out of Medicare to testify about his plans for the care of our nation's seniors is truly outrageous," he said.
    on Jul 7, 2010 By: Mitch McConnell Source: The Hill (blog)

  2. "BP blew it," said Rep. Bart Stupak, D-Mich., chairman of the House investigations panel that held the hearing. "You cut corners to save money and time."
    on Jun 17, 2010 By: Bart Stupak Source: The Associated Press

  3. "The most important lesson to be taken away is that the benefits of legalization depend strongly on how it is implemented. Some veteran growers in far northern California oppose legalization, fearing it would increase competition and cut profits,...
    on Jul 8, 2010 By: Daniel Hamburg Source: Birmingham Star

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