Dictionary Results for cutting


1. cutting - noun

· the activity of selecting the scenes to be shown and putting them together to create a film

Synonym(s): film_editing

Hypernym(s): creating_by_removal




2. cutting - noun

· a part (sometimes a root or leaf or bud) removed from a plant to propagate a new plant through rooting or grafting

Synonym(s): slip

Hypernym(s): stalk, stem




3. cutting - noun

· the act of cutting something into parts; "his cuts were skillful"; "his cutting of the cake made a terrible mess"

Synonym(s): cut

Hypernym(s): division




4. cutting - noun

· a piece cut off from the main part of something

Hypernym(s): part, piece




5. cutting - noun

· an excerpt cut from a newspaper or magazine; "he searched through piles of letters and clippings"

Synonym(s): clipping, newspaper_clipping, press_clipping, press_cutting

Hypernym(s): excerpt, excerption, extract, selection




6. cutting - noun

· removing parts from hard material to create a desired pattern or shape

Synonym(s): carving

Hypernym(s): creating_by_removal




7. cutting - noun

· 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"

Synonym(s): cut

Hypernym(s): division




8. cutting - noun

· the act of penetrating or opening open with a sharp edge; "his cut in the lining revealed the hidden jewels"

Synonym(s): cut

Hypernym(s): opening




9. cutting - noun

· the act of diluting something; "the cutting of whiskey with water"; "the thinning of paint with turpentine"

Synonym(s): thinning

Hypernym(s): dilution




10. cutting - noun

· the act of shortening something by chopping off the ends; "the barber gave him a good cut"

Synonym(s): cut, cutting_off

Hypernym(s): shortening




11. cut - verb

· separate with or as if with an instrument; "Cut the rope"

Hypernym(s): separate, disunite, divide, part




12. cut - verb

· cut down on; make a reduction in; "reduce your daily fat intake"; "The employer wants to cut back health benefits"

Synonym(s): reduce, cut_down, cut_back, trim, trim_down, trim_back, bring_down

Hypernym(s): decrease, lessen, minify




13. cut - verb

· turn sharply; change direction abruptly; "The car cut to the left at the intersection"; "The motorbike veered to the right"

Synonym(s): swerve, sheer, curve, trend, veer, slue, slew

Hypernym(s): turn




14. cut - verb

· make an incision or separation; "cut along the dotted line"




15. cut - verb

· discharge from a group; "The coach cut two players from the team"

Hypernym(s): free, discharge




16. cut - verb

· form by probing, penetrating, or digging; "cut a hole"; "cut trenches"; "The sweat cut little rivulets into her face"

Hypernym(s): make, create




17. cut - verb

· style and tailor in a certain fashion; "cut a dress"

Synonym(s): tailor

Hypernym(s): design




18. cut - verb

· hit (a ball) with a spin so that it turns in the opposite direction; "cut a Ping-Pong ball"

Hypernym(s): hit




19. cut - verb

· make out and issue; "write out a check"; "cut a ticket"; "Please make the check out to me"

Synonym(s): write_out, issue, make_out

Hypernym(s): write




20. cut - verb

· cut and assemble the components of; "edit film"; "cut recording tape"

Synonym(s): edit, edit_out

Hypernym(s): change, alter, modify




21. cut - verb

· intentionally fail to attend; "cut class"

Synonym(s): skip

Hypernym(s): miss




22. cut - verb

· be able to manage or manage successfully; "I can't hack it anymore"; "she could not cut the long days in the office"

Synonym(s): hack

Hypernym(s): cope, get_by, make_out, make_do, contend, grapple, deal, manage




23. cut - verb

· give the appearance or impression of; "cut a nice figure"

Hypernym(s): look, appear, seem




24. cut - verb

· move (one's fist); "his opponent cut upward toward his chin"

Hypernym(s): move




25. cut - verb

· pass directly and often in haste; "We cut through the neighbor's yard to get home sooner"

Hypernym(s): pass




26. cut - verb

· pass through or across; "The boat cut the water"

Hypernym(s): transit, pass_through, move_through, pass_across, pass_over




27. cut - verb

· make an abrupt change of image or sound; "cut from one scene to another"

Hypernym(s): switch, shift, change




28. cut - verb

· stop filming; "cut a movie scene"

Hypernym(s): stop




29. cut - verb

· make a recording of; "cut the songs"; "She cut all of her major titles again"

Hypernym(s): record, tape




30. cut - verb

· record a performance on (a medium); "cut a record"

Hypernym(s): record, tape




31. cut - verb

· create by duplicating data; "cut a disk"; "burn a CD"

Synonym(s): burn

Hypernym(s): produce, make, create




32. cut - verb

· form or shape by cutting or incising; "cut paper dolls"

Hypernym(s): make, create




33. cut - verb

· perform or carry out; "cut a caper"

Hypernym(s): perform, execute, do




34. cut - verb

· function as a cutting instrument; "This knife cuts well"

Hypernym(s): function, work, operate, go, run




35. cut - verb

· allow incision or separation; "This bread cuts easily"

Hypernym(s): be




36. cut - verb

· divide a deck of cards at random into two parts to make selection difficult; "Wayne cut"; "She cut the deck for a long time"

Hypernym(s): shuffle, ruffle, mix




37. cut - verb

· cause to stop operating by disengaging a switch; "Turn off the stereo, please"; "cut the engine"; "turn out the lights"

Synonym(s): switch_off, turn_off, turn_out

Hypernym(s): throw, flip, switch




38. cut - verb

· reap or harvest; "cut grain"

Hypernym(s): reap, harvest, glean




39. cut - verb

· fell by sawing; hew; "The Vietnamese cut a lot of timber while they occupied Cambodia"

Hypernym(s): fell, drop, strike_down, cut_down




40. cut - verb

· penetrate injuriously; "The glass from the shattered windshield cut into her forehead"

Hypernym(s): penetrate, perforate




41. cut - verb

· refuse to acknowledge; "She cut him dead at the meeting"

Synonym(s): ignore, disregard, snub

Hypernym(s): treat, handle, do_by




42. cut - verb

· shorten as if by severing the edges or ends of; "cut my hair"

Hypernym(s): shorten




43. cut - verb

· weed out unwanted or unnecessary things; "We had to lose weight, so we cut the sugar from our diet"

Synonym(s): prune, rationalize, rationalise

Hypernym(s): extinguish, eliminate, get_rid_of, do_away_with




44. cut - verb

· dissolve by breaking down the fat of; "soap cuts grease"

Hypernym(s): dissolve, resolve, break_up




45. cut - verb

· have a reducing effect; "This cuts into my earnings"

Hypernym(s): decrease, lessen, minify




46. cut - verb

· cease, stop; "cut the noise"; "We had to cut short the conversation"

Synonym(s): cut_off

Hypernym(s): interrupt, disrupt, break_up, cut_off




47. cut - verb

· reduce in scope while retaining essential elements; "The manuscript must be shortened"

Synonym(s): abridge, foreshorten, abbreviate, shorten, contract, reduce

Hypernym(s): decrease, lessen, minify




48. cut - verb

· lessen the strength or flavor of a solution or mixture; "cut bourbon"

Synonym(s): dilute, thin, thin_out, reduce

Hypernym(s): weaken




49. cut - verb

· have grow through the gums; "The baby cut a tooth"

Hypernym(s): grow, develop, produce, get, acquire




50. cut - verb

· grow through the gums; "The new tooth is cutting"

Hypernym(s): grow




51. cut - verb

· cut off the testicles (of male animals such as horses); "the vet gelded the young horse"

Synonym(s): geld

Hypernym(s): emasculate, castrate, demasculinize, demasculinise




52. cutting - adjective

· (of speech) harsh or hurtful in tone or character; "cutting remarks"; "edged satire"; "a stinging comment"

Synonym(s): edged, stinging




53. cutting - adjective

· unpleasantly cold and damp; "bleak winds of the North Atlantic"

Synonym(s): bleak, raw




54. cutting - adjective

· painful as if caused by a sharp instrument; "a cutting wind"; "keen winds"; "knifelike cold"; "piercing knifelike pains"; "piercing cold"; "piercing criticism"; "a stabbing pain"; "lancinating pain"

Synonym(s): keen, knifelike, piercing, stabbing, lancinate, lancinating





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