Definition of cut:

part of speech: participle


part of speech: noun

A cleaving or dividing: a stroke or blow: an incision or wound: a piece cut off: an engraved block, or the picture from it: manner of cutting, or fashion.

part of speech: verb

To make an incision; do the work of a sharp instrument; as, the knife cuts well; to make a short cut by going across; as, we cut across the field.

part of speech: noun

An incision or wound made by a sharp instrument; gash; a sharp stroke; a slight; a groove, made by digging; a slice; a straight, short passage; as, a short cut to a place; a block on which an engraving is made; the fashion of a garment; shape; colloquially, the deliberate ignoring of an acquaintance; the division of a pack of cards; one of several pieces used in drawing lots; a reduction in price.

part of speech: verb

To cleave or separate with a sharp instrument; make an incision in; divide; trim; intersect; diminish; colloquially, to pass deliberately without recognition; wound deeply; divide ( a pack of cards) at random; colloquially, to absent oneself from; as, to cut a class.

part of speech: verb

To make incision in; cleave; hew; wound or pain.

part of speech: noun

An incision; blow; piece cut off; small engraving; near passage.

part of speech: verb

To make an incision: to cleave or pass through: to divide: to carve or hew: to wound or hurt: to affect deeply: to castrate:- pr. p. cutting; pa. t. and pa. p. cut.

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