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

3 senses of cutoff

Sense 1
cutoff -- (a designated limit beyond which something cannot function or must be terminated)
       => limit, limitation -- (the greatest amount of something that is possible or allowed; "there are limits on the amount you can bet"; "it is growing rapidly with no limitation in sight")

Sense 2
shortcut, cutoff, crosscut -- (a route shorter than the usual one)
       => road, route -- (an open way (generally public) for travel or transportation)

Sense 3
cutoff -- (a device that terminates the flow in a pipe)
       => device -- (an instrumentality invented for a particular purpose; "the device is small enough to wear on your wrist"; "a device intended to conserve water")

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