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Main Entry: 1cut
Inflected Form(s): cut; cut·ting 1 a: to penetrate or divide with or as if with an edged tool (as a knife) <cut my finger> <cutting and pasting colored paper> <cut the pie> b: to function as an edged tool <be careful -- that glass will cut> <this old knife won't cut anymore> c: to be able to be cut <cheese cuts easily> 2: to experience the growth of through the gum <the baby is cutting teeth> 3: to hurt the feelings of <the remark cut me> 4 a: 1TRIM 3a <cut your hair> b: 2MOW 1 <cut the grass> c: DISSOLVE 2 <a detergent cuts grease> 5: to make smaller <cut costs> 6: to remove with or as if with a knife <cut a piece of ham> <cut two players from the team> 7 a: to go straight rather than around <cut across the backyard> b: INTERSECT 1, cross <lines cutting other lines> c: to make a quick change of direction <go out 10 steps, then cut right and I'll throw you a pass> <the camera cuts to the crowd in the street> 8: to divide a deck of cards 9: to cause to stop <cut the nonsense> <cut the engine> 10: 1SNUB 2 <cut a former friend> 11: to fail to attend <cut a class> 12 a: to make or shape with or as if with an edged tool <farmers cut clearings out of the wilderness> <cut a diamond> b: to record sounds on <cut a record> 13: to give the appearance of <cuts a fine figure> 14: to advance by skipping or going around another <cut to the front of the line> - cut both ways: to have good and bad implications - cut corners: to do something the easiest or cheapest way - cut ice: to be important <that's not going to cut any ice with the kids> - cut it: to meet the necessary requirements for success