Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of noun cut

20 senses of cut

Sense 1
cut -- (a share of the profits; "everyone got a cut of the earnings")
       => share, portion, part, percentage -- (assets belonging to or due to or contributed by an individual person or group; "he wanted his share in cash")

Sense 2
cut -- ((film) an immediate transition from one shot to the next; "the cut from the accident scene to the hospital seemed too abrupt")
       => transition -- (a passage that connects a topic to one that follows)

Sense 3
cut, gash -- (a trench resembling a furrow that was made by erosion or excavation)
       => furrow -- (a long shallow trench in the ground (especially one made by a plow))

Sense 4
cut -- (a step on some scale; "he is a cut above the rest")
       => gradation, step -- (relative position in a graded series; "always a step behind"; "subtle gradations in color"; "keep in step with the fashions")

Sense 5
cut, gash, slash, slice -- (a wound made by cutting; "he put a bandage over the cut")
       => wound, lesion -- (an injury to living tissue (especially an injury involving a cut or break in the skin))

Sense 6
cut, cut of meat -- (a piece of meat that has been cut from an animal carcass)
       => meat -- (the flesh of animals (including fishes and birds and snails) used as food)

Sense 7
stinger, cut -- (a remark capable of wounding mentally; "the unkindest cut of all")
       => abuse, insult, revilement, contumely, vilification -- (a rude expression intended to offend or hurt; "when a student made a stupid mistake he spared them no abuse"; "they yelled insults at the visiting team")

Sense 8
cut, track -- (a distinct selection of music from a recording or a compact disc; "he played the first cut on the cd"; "the title track of the album")
       => excerpt, excerption, extract, selection -- (a passage selected from a larger work; "he presented excerpts from William James' philosophical writings")

Sense 9
deletion, excision, cut -- (the omission that is made when an editorial change shortens a written passage; "an editor's deletions frequently upset young authors"; "both parties agreed on the excision of the proposed clause")
       => editing, redaction -- (putting something (as a literary work or a legislative bill) into acceptable form)

Sense 10
cut -- (the style in which a garment is cut; "a dress of traditional cut")
       => fashion -- (the latest and most admired style in clothes and cosmetics and behavior)

Sense 11
cut -- (a canal made by erosion or excavation)
       => canal -- (long and narrow strip of water made for boats or for irrigation)

Sense 12
snub, cut, cold shoulder -- (a refusal to recognize someone you know; "the snub was clearly intentional")
       => rebuff, slight -- (a deliberate discourteous act (usually as an expression of anger or disapproval))

Sense 13
baseball swing, swing, cut -- (in baseball; a batter's attempt to hit a pitched ball; "he took a vicious cut at the ball")
       => stroke, shot -- ((sports) the act of swinging or striking at a ball with a club or racket or bat or cue or hand; "it took two strokes to get out of the bunker"; "a good shot requires good balance and tempo"; "he left me an almost impossible shot")

Sense 14
cut, undercut -- ((sports) a stroke that puts reverse spin on the ball; "cuts do not bother a good tennis player")
       => stroke, shot -- ((sports) the act of swinging or striking at a ball with a club or racket or bat or cue or hand; "it took two strokes to get out of the bunker"; "a good shot requires good balance and tempo"; "he left me an almost impossible shot")

Sense 15
cut, cutting -- (the division of a deck of cards before dealing; "he insisted that we give him the last cut before every deal"; "the cutting of the cards soon became a ritual")
       => division -- (the act or process of dividing)

Sense 16
cut, cutting -- (the act of penetrating or opening open with a sharp edge; "his cut in the lining revealed the hidden jewels")
       => opening -- (becoming open or being made open; "the opening of his arms was the sign I was waiting for")

Sense 17
cut, cutting -- (the act of cutting something into parts; "his cuts were skillful"; "his cutting of the cake made a terrible mess")
       => division -- (the act or process of dividing)

Sense 18
cut, cutting, cutting off -- (the act of shortening something by chopping off the ends; "the barber gave him a good cut")
       => shortening -- (act of decreasing in length; "the dress needs shortening")

Sense 19
cut -- (the act of reducing the amount or number; "the mayor proposed extensive cuts in the city budget")
       => decrease, diminution, reduction, step-down -- (the act of decreasing or reducing something)

Sense 20
cut -- (an unexcused absence from class; "he was punished for taking too many cuts in his math class")
       => absence -- (failure to be present)

Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of verb cut

41 senses of cut

Sense 1
cut -- (separate with or as if with an instrument; "Cut the rope")
       => separate, disunite, divide, part -- (force, take, or pull apart; "He separated the fighting children"; "Moses parted the Red Sea")
          Phrasal Verb-> cut away#2; cut out#2; cut up#1; cut into#1; cut off#5; cut out#4

Sense 2
reduce, cut down, cut back, trim, trim down, trim back, cut, bring down -- (cut down on; make a reduction in; "reduce your daily fat intake"; "The employer wants to cut back health benefits")
       => decrease, lessen, minify -- (make smaller; "He decreased his staff")

Sense 3
swerve, sheer, curve, trend, veer, slue, slew, cut -- (turn sharply; change direction abruptly; "The car cut to the left at the intersection"; "The motorbike veered to the right")
       => turn -- (change orientation or direction, also in the abstract sense; "Turn towards me"; "The mugger turned and fled before I could see his face"; "She turned from herself and learned to listen to others' needs")

Sense 4
cut -- (make an incision or separation; "cut along the dotted line")

Sense 5
cut -- (discharge from a group; "The coach cut two players from the team")
       => free, discharge -- (free from obligations or duties)

Sense 6
cut -- (form by probing, penetrating, or digging; "cut a hole"; "cut trenches"; "The sweat cut little rivulets into her face")
       => make, create -- (make or cause to be or to become; "make a mess in one's office"; "create a furor")

Sense 7
cut, tailor -- (style and tailor in a certain fashion; "cut a dress")
       => design -- (create the design for; create or execute in an artistic or highly skilled manner; "Chanel designed the famous suit")

Sense 8
cut -- (hit (a ball) with a spin so that it turns in the opposite direction; "cut a Ping-Pong ball")
       => hit -- (deal a blow to, either with the hand or with an instrument; "He hit her hard in the face")

Sense 9
write out, issue, make out, cut -- (make out and issue; "write out a check"; "cut a ticket"; "Please make the check out to me")
       => write -- (communicate or express by writing; "Please write to me every week")

Sense 10
edit, cut, edit out -- (cut and assemble the components of; "edit film"; "cut recording tape")
       => change, alter, modify -- (cause to change; make different; cause a transformation; "The advent of the automobile may have altered the growth pattern of the city"; "The discussion has changed my thinking about the issue")

Sense 11
cut, skip -- (intentionally fail to attend; "cut class")
       => miss -- (fail to attend an event or activity; "I missed the concert"; "He missed school for a week")

Sense 12
hack, cut -- (be able to manage or manage successfully; "I can't hack it anymore"; "she could not cut the long days in the office")
       => cope, get by, make out, make do, contend, grapple, deal, manage -- (come to terms with; "We got by on just a gallon of gas"; "They made do on half a loaf of bread every day")

Sense 13
cut -- (give the appearance or impression of; "cut a nice figure")
       => look, appear, seem -- (give a certain impression or have a certain outward aspect; "She seems to be sleeping"; "This appears to be a very difficult problem"; "This project looks fishy"; "They appeared like people who had not eaten or slept for a long time")

Sense 14
cut -- (move (one's fist); "his opponent cut upward toward his chin")
       => move -- (move so as to change position, perform a nontranslational motion; "He moved his hand slightly to the right")

Sense 15
cut -- (pass directly and often in haste; "We cut through the neighbor's yard to get home sooner")
       => pass, go through, go across -- (go across or through; "We passed the point where the police car had parked"; "A terrible thought went through his mind")

Sense 16
cut -- (pass through or across; "The boat cut the water")
       => transit, pass through, move through, pass across, pass over -- (make a passage or journey from one place to another; "The tourists moved through the town and bought up all the souvenirs;" "Some travelers pass through the desert")

Sense 17
cut -- (make an abrupt change of image or sound; "cut from one scene to another")
       => switch, shift, change -- (lay aside, abandon, or leave for another; "switch to a different brand of beer"; "She switched psychiatrists"; "The car changed lanes")
          Phrasal Verb-> cut to#1

Sense 18
cut -- (stop filming; "cut a movie scene")
       => stop -- (cause to stop; "stop a car"; "stop the thief")

Sense 19
cut -- (make a recording of; "cut the songs"; "She cut all of her major titles again")
       => record, tape -- (register electronically; "They recorded her singing")

Sense 20
cut -- (record a performance on (a medium); "cut a record")
       => record, tape -- (register electronically; "They recorded her singing")

Sense 21
cut, burn -- (create by duplicating data; "cut a disk"; "burn a CD")
       => produce, make, create -- (create or manufacture a man-made product; "We produce more cars than we can sell"; "The company has been making toys for two centuries")

Sense 22
cut -- (form or shape by cutting or incising; "cut paper dolls")
       => make, create -- (make or cause to be or to become; "make a mess in one's office"; "create a furor")

Sense 23
cut -- (perform or carry out; "cut a caper")
       => perform, execute, do -- (carry out or perform an action; "John did the painting, the weeding, and he cleaned out the gutters"; "the skater executed a triple pirouette"; "she did a little dance")

Sense 24
cut -- (function as a cutting instrument; "This knife cuts well")
       => function, work, operate, go, run -- (perform as expected when applied; "The washing machine won't go unless it's plugged in"; "Does this old car still run well?"; "This old radio doesn't work anymore")

Sense 25
cut -- (allow incision or separation; "This bread cuts easily")
       => be -- (have the quality of being; (copula, used with an adjective or a predicate noun); "John is rich"; "This is not a good answer")

Sense 26
cut -- (divide a deck of cards at random into two parts to make selection difficult; "Wayne cut"; "She cut the deck for a long time")
       => shuffle, ruffle, mix -- (mix so as to make a random order or arrangement; "shuffle the cards")

Sense 27
switch off, cut, turn off, turn out -- (cause to stop operating by disengaging a switch; "Turn off the stereo, please"; "cut the engine"; "turn out the lights")
       => throw, flip, switch -- (cause to go on or to be engaged or set in operation; "switch on the light"; "throw the lever")

Sense 28
cut -- (reap or harvest; "cut grain")
       => reap, harvest, glean -- (gather, as of natural products; "harvest the grapes")

Sense 29
cut -- (fell by sawing; hew; "The Vietnamese cut a lot of timber while they occupied Cambodia")
       => fell, drop, strike down, cut down -- (cause to fall by or as if by delivering a blow; "strike down a tree"; "Lightning struck down the hikers")

Sense 30
cut -- (penetrate injuriously; "The glass from the shattered windshield cut into her forehead")
       => penetrate, perforate -- (pass into or through, often by overcoming resistance; "The bullet penetrated her chest")

Sense 31
ignore, disregard, snub, cut -- (refuse to acknowledge; "She cut him dead at the meeting")
       => treat, handle, do by -- (interact in a certain way; "Do right by her"; "Treat him with caution, please"; "Handle the press reporters gently")

Sense 32
cut -- (shorten as if by severing the edges or ends of; "cut my hair")
       => shorten -- (make short or shorter; "shorten the skirt"; "shorten the rope by a few inches")

Sense 33
cut, prune, rationalize, rationalise -- (weed out unwanted or unnecessary things; "We had to lose weight, so we cut the sugar from our diet")
       => extinguish, eliminate, get rid of, do away with -- (terminate, end, or take out; "Let's eliminate the course on Akkadian hieroglyphics"; "Socialism extinguished these archaic customs"; "eliminate my debts")
          Phrasal Verb-> cut back#4; cut back#2; cut out#1

Sense 34
cut -- (dissolve by breaking down the fat of; "soap cuts grease")
       => dissolve, resolve, break up -- (cause to go into a solution; "The recipe says that we should dissolve a cup of sugar in two cups of water")

Sense 35
cut -- (have a reducing effect; "This cuts into my earnings")
       => decrease, lessen, minify -- (make smaller; "He decreased his staff")

Sense 36
cut, cut off -- (cease, stop; "cut the noise"; "We had to cut short the conversation")
       => interrupt, disrupt, break up, cut off -- (make a break in; "We interrupt the program for the following messages")
          Phrasal Verb-> cut off#1

Sense 37
abridge, foreshorten, abbreviate, shorten, cut, contract, reduce -- (reduce in scope while retaining essential elements; "The manuscript must be shortened")
       => decrease, lessen, minify -- (make smaller; "He decreased his staff")

Sense 38
dilute, thin, thin out, reduce, cut -- (lessen the strength or flavor of a solution or mixture; "cut bourbon")
       => weaken -- (lessen the strength of; "The fever weakened his body")

Sense 39
cut -- (have grow through the gums; "The baby cut a tooth")
       => grow, develop, produce, get, acquire -- (come to have or undergo a change of (physical features and attributes); "He grew a beard"; "The patient developed abdominal pains"; "I got funny spots all over my body"; "Well-developed breasts")

Sense 40
cut -- (grow through the gums; "The new tooth is cutting")
       => grow -- (increase in size by natural process; "Corn doesn't grow here"; "In these forests, mushrooms grow under the trees"; "her hair doesn't grow much anymore")

Sense 41
geld, cut -- (cut off the testicles (of male animals such as horses); "the vet gelded the young horse")
       => emasculate, castrate, demasculinize, demasculinise -- (remove the testicles of a male animal)

Antonyms of adj cut

9 senses of cut

Sense 1
cut (vs. uncut) -- (separated into parts or laid open or penetrated with a sharp edge or instrument; "the cut surface was mottled"; "cut tobacco"; "blood from his cut forehead"; "bandages on her cut wrists")

uncut (vs. cut) -- (not cut)
        => imperforate -- (not perforated; having no opening)
        => unpierced -- (not pierced; "unpierced ears")

Sense 2
cut (vs. uncut) -- (fashioned or shaped by cutting; "a well-cut suit"; "cut diamonds"; "cut velvet")

uncut (vs. cut), rough -- (not shaped by cutting or trimming; "an uncut diamond"; "rough gemstones")
        => unsheared -- ((used especially of fur or wool) not having been sheared; "unsheared beaver")

Sense 3
cut, shortened -- (with parts removed; "the drastically cut film")

INDIRECT (VIA abridged) -> unabridged -- ((used of texts) not shortened; "an unabridged novel")

Sense 4
trimmed (vs. untrimmed), cut -- (made neat and tidy by trimming; "his neatly trimmed hair")


Sense 5
mown (vs. unmown), cut -- ((used of grass or vegetation) cut down with a hand implement or machine; "the smell of newly mown hay")


Sense 6
cut (vs. uncut) -- ((of pages of a book) having the folds of the leaves trimmed or slit; "the cut pages of the book")

uncut (vs. cut) -- ((of pages of a book) having adjacent leaves still joined at the fore edge; "a book with its leaves still uncut")

Sense 7
cut, emasculated, gelded -- ((of a male animal) having the testicles removed; "a cut horse")

INDIRECT (VIA castrated) -> uncastrated -- (not castrated)

Sense 8
cut, slashed -- ((used of rates or prices) reduced usually sharply; "the slashed prices attracted buyers")

INDIRECT (VIA decreased) -> increased -- (made greater in size or amount or degree)

Sense 9
cut, thinned, weakened -- (mixed with water; "sold cut whiskey"; "a cup of thinned soup")

INDIRECT (VIA diluted) -> undiluted -- (not diluted; "undiluted milk"; "an undiluted racial strain")

Similarity of adj cut

9 senses of cut

Sense 1
cut (vs. uncut) -- (separated into parts or laid open or penetrated with a sharp edge or instrument; "the cut surface was mottled"; "cut tobacco"; "blood from his cut forehead"; "bandages on her cut wrists")
       => chopped, shredded, sliced -- (prepared by cutting; "sliced tomatoes"; "sliced ham"; "chopped clams"; "chopped meat"; "shredded cabbage")
       => cut up -- (cut into pieces)
       => incised -- (cut into with a sharp instrument)
       => perforated -- (having a number or series of holes; "a perforated steel plate"; "perforated cancellation"; "perforated stamp")
       => pierced, perforated, perforate, punctured -- (having a hole cut through; "pierced ears"; "a perforated eardrum"; "a punctured balloon")
       => severed, cut off -- (detached by cutting; "cut flowers"; "a severed head"; "an old tale of Anne Bolyn walking the castle walls with her poor cut-off head under her arm")
       => split -- ((especially of wood) cut or ripped longitudinally with the grain; "we bought split logs for the fireplace")

Sense 2
cut (vs. uncut) -- (fashioned or shaped by cutting; "a well-cut suit"; "cut diamonds"; "cut velvet")
       => cut out -- (having been cut out; "the cut-out pieces of the dress")
       => hewn, hand-hewn -- (cut or shaped with hard blows of a heavy cutting instrument like an ax or chisel; "a house built of hewn logs"; "rough-hewn stone"; "a path hewn through the underbrush")
       => sheared -- ((used especially of fur or wool) shaped or finished by cutting or trimming to a uniform length; "a coat of sheared lamb")
       => slashed -- (having long and narrow ornamental cuts showing an underlying fabric; "a slashed doublet"; "slashed cuffs showing the scarlet lining")

Sense 3
cut, shortened -- (with parts removed; "the drastically cut film")
       => abridged (vs. unabridged) -- ((used of texts) shortened by condensing or rewriting; "an abridged version")

Sense 4
trimmed (vs. untrimmed), cut -- (made neat and tidy by trimming; "his neatly trimmed hair")
       => clipped -- (cut or trimmed by clipping; "a handsome man with a clipped moustache"; "clipped hedges"; "close-clipped lawns"; "a clipped poodle")

Sense 5
mown (vs. unmown), cut -- ((used of grass or vegetation) cut down with a hand implement or machine; "the smell of newly mown hay")
       => new-mown -- (newly mown)

Sense 6
cut (vs. uncut) -- ((of pages of a book) having the folds of the leaves trimmed or slit; "the cut pages of the book")

Sense 7
cut, emasculated, gelded -- ((of a male animal) having the testicles removed; "a cut horse")
       => castrated (vs. uncastrated), unsexed -- (deprived of sexual capacity or sexual attributes)

Sense 8
cut, slashed -- ((used of rates or prices) reduced usually sharply; "the slashed prices attracted buyers")
       => decreased (vs. increased), reduced -- (made less in size or amount or degree)

Sense 9
cut, thinned, weakened -- (mixed with water; "sold cut whiskey"; "a cup of thinned soup")
       => diluted (vs. undiluted), dilute -- (reduced in strength or concentration or quality or purity; "diluted alcohol"; "a dilute solution"; "dilute acetic acid")

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