Definition of CUT

noun : CUT

Source: WordNet 3.1

  • 1. (

    ) a share of the profits; "everyone got a cut of the earnings" ;

  • 2. (

    ) (film) an immediate transition from one shot to the next; "the cut from the accident scene to the hospital seemed too abrupt" ;

  • 3. (

    ) a trench resembling a furrow that was made by erosion or excavation ;

  • 4. (

    ) a step on some scale; "he is a cut above the rest" ;

  • 7. (

    ) a remark capable of wounding mentally; "the unkindest cut of all" ;

  • 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" ;

  • 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" ;

  • 10. (

    ) the style in which a garment is cut; "a dress of traditional cut" ;

  • 11. (

    ) a canal made by erosion or excavation ;

  • 14. (

    ) (sports) a stroke that puts reverse spin on the ball; "cuts do not bother a good tennis player" ;

  • 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" ;

  • 16. (

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

  • 17. (

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

  • 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" ;

verb : CUT

Source: WordNet 3.1

  • 1. (

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

  • 4. (

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

  • 5. (

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

  • 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" ;