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

1 sense of cutback

Sense 1
cutback -- (a reduction in quantity or rate)
       => decrease, diminution, reduction, step-down -- (the act of decreasing or reducing something)

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

4 senses of cut back

Sense 1
cut back, flash back -- (return in time; "the film cut back to an earlier event in the story")
       => return -- (go or come back to place, condition, or activity where one has been before; "return to your native land"; "the professor returned to his teaching position after serving as Dean")

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
snip, clip, crop, trim, lop, dress, prune, cut back -- (cultivate, tend, and cut back the growth of; "dress the plants in the garden")
       => thin out -- (make sparse; "thin out the young plants")

Sense 4
restrict, curtail, curb, cut back -- (place restrictions on; "curtail drinking in school")
       => limit, circumscribe, confine -- (restrict or confine, "I limit you to two visits to the pub a day")

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