Definition for Cut

cut, v. [uncertain origin.] (webplay: down).

  1. Slice; carve; sever; tear; pull; take; separate; detach; violently excise; divide with a sharp-edged instrument.
  2. Harvest; reap; glean; chop down; separate by a sharp instrument; chop from the root to collect the edible part.
  3. Fashion; sew; tailor; shape by cutting for a specific person.
  4. Phrase. “cut … down”: trim; prune; shear; reduce; repress; fell; eliminate; cause to fall; destroy by slashing to pieces.

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