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Meaning of cut

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From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:

      adj 1: 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" [ant: {uncut}]
      2: fashioned or shaped by cutting; "a well-cut suit"; "cut
         diamonds"; "cut velvet" [ant: {rough}, {uncut}]
      3: with parts removed; "the drastically cut film" [syn: {cut},
      4: made neat and tidy by trimming; "his neatly trimmed hair"
         [syn: {trimmed}, {cut}] [ant: {uncut}, {untrimmed}]
      5: (used of grass or vegetation) cut down with a hand implement
         or machine; "the smell of newly mown hay" [syn: {mown},
         {cut}] [ant: {uncut}, {unmown}]
      6: (of pages of a book) having the folds of the leaves trimmed
         or slit; "the cut pages of the book" [ant: {uncut}]
      7: (of a male animal) having the testicles removed; "a cut
         horse" [syn: {cut}, {emasculated}, {gelded}]
      8: (used of rates or prices) reduced usually sharply; "the
         slashed prices attracted buyers" [syn: {cut}, {slashed}]
      9: mixed with water; "sold cut whiskey"; "a cup of thinned soup"
         [syn: {cut}, {thinned}, {weakened}]
      n 1: a share of the profits; "everyone got a cut of the
      2: (film) an immediate transition from one shot to the next;
         "the cut from the accident scene to the hospital seemed too
      3: a trench resembling a furrow that was made by erosion or
         excavation [syn: {cut}, {gash}]
      4: a step on some scale; "he is a cut above the rest"
      5: a wound made by cutting; "he put a bandage over the cut"
         [syn: {cut}, {gash}, {slash}, {slice}]
      6: a piece of meat that has been cut from an animal carcass
         [syn: {cut}, {cut of meat}]
      7: a remark capable of wounding mentally; "the unkindest cut of
         all" [syn: {stinger}, {cut}]
      8: 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" [syn: {cut}, {track}]
      9: 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" [syn: {deletion}, {excision}, {cut}]
      10: the style in which a garment is cut; "a dress of traditional
      11: a canal made by erosion or excavation
      12: a refusal to recognize someone you know; "the snub was
          clearly intentional" [syn: {snub}, {cut}, {cold shoulder}]
      13: in baseball; a batter's attempt to hit a pitched ball; "he
          took a vicious cut at the ball" [syn: {baseball swing},
          {swing}, {cut}]
      14: (sports) a stroke that puts reverse spin on the ball; "cuts
          do not bother a good tennis player" [syn: {cut}, {undercut}]
      15: 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" [syn: {cut},
      16: the act of penetrating or opening open with a sharp edge;
          "his cut in the lining revealed the hidden jewels" [syn:
          {cut}, {cutting}]
      17: the act of cutting something into parts; "his cuts were
          skillful"; "his cutting of the cake made a terrible mess"
          [syn: {cut}, {cutting}]
      18: the act of shortening something by chopping off the ends;
          "the barber gave him a good cut" [syn: {cut}, {cutting},
          {cutting off}]
      19: the act of reducing the amount or number; "the mayor
          proposed extensive cuts in the city budget"
      20: an unexcused absence from class; "he was punished for taking
          too many cuts in his math class"
      v 1: separate with or as if with an instrument; "Cut the rope"
      2: cut down on; make a reduction in; "reduce your daily fat
         intake"; "The employer wants to cut back health benefits"
         [syn: {reduce}, {cut down}, {cut back}, {trim}, {trim down},
         {trim back}, {cut}, {bring down}]
      3: turn sharply; change direction abruptly; "The car cut to the
         left at the intersection"; "The motorbike veered to the
         right" [syn: {swerve}, {sheer}, {curve}, {trend}, {veer},
         {slue}, {slew}, {cut}]
      4: make an incision or separation; "cut along the dotted line"
      5: discharge from a group; "The coach cut two players from the
      6: form by probing, penetrating, or digging; "cut a hole"; "cut
         trenches"; "The sweat cut little rivulets into her face"
      7: style and tailor in a certain fashion; "cut a dress" [syn:
         {cut}, {tailor}]
      8: hit (a ball) with a spin so that it turns in the opposite
         direction; "cut a Ping-Pong ball"
      9: make out and issue; "write out a check"; "cut a ticket";
         "Please make the check out to me" [syn: {write out}, {issue},
         {make out}, {cut}]
      10: cut and assemble the components of; "edit film"; "cut
          recording tape" [syn: {edit}, {cut}, {edit out}]
      11: intentionally fail to attend; "cut class" [syn: {cut},
      12: be able to manage or manage successfully; "I can't hack it
          anymore"; "she could not cut the long days in the office"
          [syn: {hack}, {cut}]
      13: give the appearance or impression of; "cut a nice figure"
      14: move (one's fist); "his opponent cut upward toward his chin"
      15: pass directly and often in haste; "We cut through the
          neighbor's yard to get home sooner"
      16: pass through or across; "The boat cut the water"
      17: make an abrupt change of image or sound; "cut from one scene
          to another"
      18: stop filming; "cut a movie scene"
      19: make a recording of; "cut the songs"; "She cut all of her
          major titles again"
      20: record a performance on (a medium); "cut a record"
      21: create by duplicating data; "cut a disk"; "burn a CD" [syn:
          {cut}, {burn}]
      22: form or shape by cutting or incising; "cut paper dolls"
      23: perform or carry out; "cut a caper"
      24: function as a cutting instrument; "This knife cuts well"
      25: allow incision or separation; "This bread cuts easily"
      26: divide a deck of cards at random into two parts to make
          selection difficult; "Wayne cut"; "She cut the deck for a
          long time"
      27: cause to stop operating by disengaging a switch; "Turn off
          the stereo, please"; "cut the engine"; "turn out the lights"
          [syn: {switch off}, {cut}, {turn off}, {turn out}] [ant:
          {switch on}, {turn on}]
      28: reap or harvest; "cut grain"
      29: fell by sawing; hew; "The Vietnamese cut a lot of timber
          while they occupied Cambodia"
      30: penetrate injuriously; "The glass from the shattered
          windshield cut into her forehead"
      31: refuse to acknowledge; "She cut him dead at the meeting"
          [syn: {ignore}, {disregard}, {snub}, {cut}]
      32: shorten as if by severing the edges or ends of; "cut my
      33: weed out unwanted or unnecessary things; "We had to lose
          weight, so we cut the sugar from our diet" [syn: {cut},
          {prune}, {rationalize}, {rationalise}]
      34: dissolve by breaking down the fat of; "soap cuts grease"
      35: have a reducing effect; "This cuts into my earnings"
      36: cease, stop; "cut the noise"; "We had to cut short the
          conversation" [syn: {cut}, {cut off}]
      37: reduce in scope while retaining essential elements; "The
          manuscript must be shortened" [syn: {abridge},
          {foreshorten}, {abbreviate}, {shorten}, {cut}, {contract},
          {reduce}] [ant: {dilate}, {elaborate}, {enlarge}, {expand},
          {expatiate}, {exposit}, {expound}, {flesh out}, {lucubrate}]
      38: lessen the strength or flavor of a solution or mixture; "cut
          bourbon" [syn: {dilute}, {thin}, {thin out}, {reduce},
      39: have grow through the gums; "The baby cut a tooth"
      40: grow through the gums; "The new tooth is cutting"
      41: cut off the testicles (of male animals such as horses); "the
          vet gelded the young horse" [syn: {geld}, {cut}]

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