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cut

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Noun, Verb (usu participle), Verb (transitive), Verb (intransitive), Adjective
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217 in 209 verses (in OT : 187 in 182 verses) (in NT : 30 in 27 verses)

CIDE DICTIONARY

cutv. t. [OE. cutten, kitten, ketten; prob. of Celtic origin; cf. W. cwtau to shorten, curtail, dock, cwta bobtailed, cwt tail, skirt, Gael. cutaich to shorten, curtail, dock, cutach short, docked, cut a bobtail, piece, Ir. cut a short tail, cutach bobtailed. Cf. Coot.].
  •  To separate the parts of with, or as with, a sharp instrument; to make an incision in; to gash; to sever; to divide.  [1913 Webster]
    "You must cut this flesh from off his breast."  [1913 Webster]
    "Before the whistling winds the vessels fly,
    With rapid swiftness cut the liquid way.
    "  [1913 Webster]
  •  To sever and cause to fall for the purpose of gathering; to hew; to mow or reap.  [1913 Webster]
    "Thy servants can skill to cut timer."  [1913 Webster]
  •  To sever and remove by cutting; to cut off; to dock; as, to cut the hair; to cut the nails.  [1913 Webster]
  •  To castrate or geld; as, to cut a horse.  [1913 Webster]
  •  To form or shape by cutting; to make by incision, hewing, etc.; to carve; to hew out.  [1913 Webster]
    "Why should a man. whose blood is warm within,
    Sit like his grandsire cut in alabaster?
    "  [1913 Webster]
    "Loopholes cut through thickest shade."  [1913 Webster]
  •  To wound or hurt deeply the sensibilities of; to pierce; to lacerate; as, sarcasm cuts to the quick.  [1913 Webster]
    "The man was cut to the heart."  [1913 Webster]
  •  To intersect; to cross; as, one line cuts another at right angles.  [1913 Webster]
  •  To refuse to recognize; to ignore; as, to cut a person in the street; to cut one's acquaintance.  [1913 Webster]
  •  To absent one's self from; as, to cut an appointment, a recitation. etc.  [1913 Webster]
    "An English tradesman is always solicitous to cut the shop whenever he can do so with impunity."  [1913 Webster]
  •  To deflect (a bowled ball) to the off, with a chopping movement of the bat.  [Webster 1913 Suppl.]
  •  To drive (an object ball) to either side by hitting it fine on the other side with the cue ball or another object ball.  [Webster 1913 Suppl.]
  •  To strike (a ball) with the racket inclined or struck across the ball so as to put a certain spin on the ball.  [Webster 1913 Suppl.]
  •  To drive (a ball) to one side by hitting with another ball.  [Webster 1913 Suppl.]
    "I would to God, . . .
    The king had cut off my brother's.
    "
cutv. i. 
  •  To do the work of an edged tool; to serve in dividing or gashing; as, a knife cuts well.  [1913 Webster]
  •  To admit of incision or severance; to yield to a cutting instrument.  [1913 Webster]
    "Panels of white wood that cuts like cheese."  [1913 Webster]
  •  To perform the operation of dividing, severing, incising, intersecting, etc.; to use a cutting instrument.  [1913 Webster]
    "He saved the lives of thousands by his manner of cutting for the stone."  [1913 Webster]
  •  To make a stroke with a whip.  [1913 Webster]
  •  To interfere, as a horse.  [1913 Webster]
  •  To move or make off quickly.  [1913 Webster]
  •  To divide a pack of cards into two portion to decide the deal or trump, or to change the order of the cards to be dealt.  [1913 Webster]
To cut across, to pass over or through in the most direct way; as, to cut across a field. -- To cut and run, to make off suddenly and quickly; -- from the cutting of a ship's cable, when there is not time to raise the anchor. [Colloq.] -- To cut in or To cut into, to interrupt; to join in anything suddenly. -- To cut up. (a) To play pranks. [Colloq.] (b) To divide into portions well or ill; to have the property left at one's death turn out well or poorly when divided among heirs, legatees, etc. [Slang.] “When I die, may I cut up as well as Morgan Pendennis.”
cutn. 
  •  An opening made with an edged instrument; a cleft; a gash; a slash; a wound made by cutting; as, a sword cut.  [1913 Webster]
  •  A stroke or blow or cutting motion with an edged instrument; a stroke or blow with a whip.  [1913 Webster]
  •  That which wounds the feelings, as a harsh remark or criticism, or a sarcasm; personal discourtesy, as neglecting to recognize an acquaintance when meeting him; a slight.  [1913 Webster]
    "Rip called him by name, but the cur snarled, snapped his teeth, and passed on. This was an unkind cut indeed."  [1913 Webster]
  •  A notch, passage, or channel made by cutting or digging; a furrow; a groove; as, a cut for a railroad.  [1913 Webster]
    "This great cut or ditch Secostris . . . purposed to have made a great deal wider and deeper."  [1913 Webster]
  •  The surface left by a cut; as, a smooth or clear cut.  [1913 Webster]
  •  A portion severed or cut off; a division; as, a cut of beef; a cut of timber.  [1913 Webster]
    "It should be understood, moreover, . . . that the group are not arbitrary cuts, but natural groups or types."  [1913 Webster]
  •  An engraved block or plate; the impression from such an engraving; as, a book illustrated with fine cuts.  [1913 Webster]
  •  The act of dividing a pack cards.  [1913 Webster]
  •  Manner in which a thing is cut or formed; shape; style; fashion; as, the cut of a garment.  [1913 Webster]
    "With eyes severe and beard of formal cut."  [1913 Webster]
  •  A common work horse; a gelding.  [1913 Webster]
    "He'll buy me a cut, forth for to ride."  [1913 Webster]
  •  The failure of a college officer or student to be present at any appointed exercise.  [1913 Webster]
  •  A skein of yarn.  Wright.  [1913 Webster]
  •  A slanting stroke causing the ball to spin and bound irregularly; also, the spin so given to the ball.  [Webster 1913 Suppl.]
  •  A stroke on the off side between point and the wicket; also, one who plays this stroke.  [Webster 1913 Suppl.]
    "Now draweth cut . . .
    The which that hath the shortest shall begin.
    "  [1913 Webster]
cuta. 
  •  Gashed or divided, as by a cutting instrument.  [1913 Webster]
  •  Formed or shaped as by cutting; carved.  [1913 Webster]
  •  Overcome by liquor; tipsy.  [1913 Webster]
Cut and dried, prepered beforehand; not spontaneous. -- Cut glass, glass having a surface ground and polished in facets or figures. -- Cut nail, a nail cut by machinery from a rolled plate of iron, in distinction from a wrought nail. -- Cut stone, stone hewn or chiseled to shape after having been split from the quarry.

OXFORD DICTIONARY

cut, v. & n.
--v. (cutting; past and past part. cut)
1 tr. (also absol.) penetrate or wound with a sharp-edged instrument (cut his finger; the knife won't cut).
2 tr. & intr. (often foll. by into) divide or be divided with a knife etc. (cut the bread; cut the cloth into metre lengths).
3 tr. a trim or reduce the length of (hair, a hedge, etc.) by cutting. b detach all or the significant part of (flowers, corn, etc.) by cutting.
4 tr. (foll. by loose, open, etc.) make loose, open, etc. by cutting.
5 tr. (esp. as cutting adj.) cause sharp physical or mental pain to (a cutting remark; a cutting wind; was cut to the quick).
6 tr. (often foll. by down) a reduce (wages, prices, time, etc.). b reduce or cease (services etc.).
7 tr. a shape or fashion (a coat, gem, key, record, etc.) by cutting. b make (a path, tunnel, etc.) by removing material.
8 tr. perform, execute, make (cut a caper; cut a sorry figure).
9 tr. (also absol.) cross, intersect (the line cuts the circle at two points; the two lines cut).
10 intr. (foll. by across, through, etc.) pass or traverse, esp. in a hurry or as a shorter way (cut across the grass).
11 tr. a ignore or refuse to recognize (a person). b renounce (a connection).
12 tr. esp. US deliberately fail to attend (a class etc.).
13 Cards a tr. divide (a pack) into two parts. b intr. select a dealer etc. by dividing the pack.
14 Cinematog. a tr. edit (a film or tape). b intr. (often in imper.) stop filming or recording. c intr. (foll. by to) go quickly to (another shot).
15 tr. switch off (an engine etc.).
16 tr. a hit (a ball) with a chopping motion. b Golf slice (the ball).
17 tr. US dilute, adulterate.
18 tr. (as cut adj.) Brit. sl. drunk.
19 intr. Cricket (of the ball) turn sharply on pitching.
20 intr. sl. run.
21 tr. castrate.
--n.
1 an act of cutting.
2 a division or wound made by cutting.
3 a stroke with a knife, sword, whip, etc.
4 a a reduction (in prices, wages, etc.). b a cessation (of a power supply etc.).
5 an excision of part of a play, film, book, etc.
6 a wounding remark or act.
7 the way or style in which a garment, the hair, etc., is cut.
8 a piece of meat etc. cut from a carcass.
9 colloq. commission; a share of profits.
10 Tennis & Cricket etc. a stroke made by cutting.
11 ignoring of or refusal to recognize a person.
12 a an engraved block for printing. b = WOODCUT.
13 a railway cutting.
14 a new channel made for a river.

Idiom
a cut above colloq. noticeably superior to. be cut out (foll. by for, or to + infin.) be suited (was not cut out to be a teacher). cut across
1 transcend or take no account of (normal limitations etc.) (their concern cuts across normal rivalries).
2 see sense 10 of v. cut-and-come-again abundance.
cut and dried
1 completely decided; prearranged; inflexible.
2 (of opinions etc.) ready-made, lacking freshness. cut and run sl. run away.
cut and thrust
1 a lively interchange of argument etc.
2 the use of both the edge and the point of a sword.
cut back
1 reduce (expenditure etc.).
2 prune (a tree etc.).
3 Cinematog. repeat part of a previous scene for dramatic effect. cut-back n. an instance or the act of cutting back, esp. a reduction in expenditure.
cut both ways
1 serve both sides of an argument etc.
2 (of an action) have both good and bad effects. cut one's coat according to one's cloth 1 adapt expenditure to resources.
2 limit ambition to what is feasible. cut a corner go across and not round it. cut corners do a task etc. perfunctorily or incompletely, esp. to save time. cut a dash see DASH. cut dead completely refuse to recognize (a person).
cut down
1 a bring or throw down by cutting. b kill by means of a sword or disease.
2 see sense 6 of v.
3 reduce the length of (cut down the trousers to make shorts).
4 (often foll. by on) reduce one's consumption (tried to cut down on beer). cut a person down to size colloq. ruthlessly expose the limitations of a person's importance, ability, etc. cut one's eye-teeth attain worldly wisdom. cut glass glass with patterns and designs cut on it.
cut in
1 interrupt.
2 pull in too closely in front of another vehicle (esp. having overtaken it).
3 give a share of profits etc. to (a person).
4 connect (a source of electricity).
5 join in a card-game by taking the place of a player who cuts out.
6 interrupt a dancing couple to take over from one partner.
cut into
1 make a cut in (they cut into the cake).
2 interfere with and reduce (travelling cuts into my free time). cut it fine see FINE(1). cut it out (usu. in imper.) sl. stop doing that (esp. quarrelling). cut the knot solve a problem in an irregular but efficient way.
cut-line
1 a caption to an illustration.
2 the line in squash above which a served ball must strike the wall. cut loose 1 begin to act freely.
2 see sense 4 of v. cut one's losses (or a loss) abandon an unprofitable enterprise before losses become too great. cut the mustard US sl. reach the required standard.
cut no ice sl.
1 have no influence or importance.
2 achieve little or nothing.
cut off
1 remove (an appendage) by cutting.
2 a (often in passive) bring to an abrupt end or (esp. early) death. b intercept, interrupt; prevent from continuing (cut off supplies; cut off the gas). c disconnect (a person engaged in a telephone conversation) (was suddenly cut off).
3 a prevent from travelling or venturing out (was cut off by the snow). b (as cut off adj.) isolated, remote (felt cut off in the country).
4 disinherit (was cut off without a penny).
cut-off n.
1 the point at which something is cut off.
2 a device for stopping a flow.
3 US a short cut.
cut out
1 remove from the inside by cutting.
2 make by cutting from a larger whole.
3 omit; leave out.
4 colloq. stop doing or using (something) (managed to cut out chocolate; let's cut out the arguing).
5 cease or cause to cease functioning (the engine cut out).
6 outdo or supplant (a rival).
7 US detach (an animal) from the herd.
8 Cards be excluded from a card-game as a result of cutting the pack.
cut-out
1 a figure cut out of paper etc.
2 a device for automatic disconnection, the release of exhaust gases, etc. cut-out box US = fuse-box (see FUSE(1)). cut-price (or -rate) selling or sold at a reduced price. cut short 1 interrupt; terminate prematurely (cut short his visit).
2 make shorter or more concise. cut one's teeth on acquire initial practice or experience from (something). cut a tooth have it appear through the gum.
cut up
1 cut into pieces.
2 destroy utterly.
3 (usu. in passive) distress greatly (was very cut up about it).
4 criticize severely.
5 US behave in a comical or unruly manner. cut up rough Brit. sl. show anger or resentment. cut up well sl. bequeath a large fortune. have one's work cut out see WORK.
Etymology
ME cutte, kitte, kette, perh. f. OE cyttan (unrecorded)

THESAURUS

cut

AWOL, French leave, Parthian shot, Platonic form, Platonic idea, Spartan, Vandyke, abandon, abate, abatement, abbreviate, abbreviated, abrade, abrasion, abridge, abridged, abscind, abscondence, absence, absence without leave, absentation, absenteeism, absenting, abstract, abysm, abyss, ache, aching, acuminate, adulterate, adulterated, aesthetic form, afflict, affront, aggravated, aggrieve, aggrieved, agio, agonize, ail, air line, airy, allotment, allow, allowance, amount, amputate, anguish, anguished, annihilate, aposiopestic, apportion, aquatint, aqueduct, archetype, aroma, arroyo, art form, aspersion, assemble, atrocity, attenuate, attenuated, attribute, attrition, autolithograph, ax, back answer, backset, badge, ban, bang, banish, bank discount, baptize, bar, barb the dart, bark, bash, bastardize, baste, bastinado, bat, bate, be a printmaker, be keen, beat, beat back, beat down, beating, beeline, belabor, belt, benumb, best, bezel, biff, big end, bigger half, birch, birthmark, bisect, bit, bite, blackball, blaze, bleeding, blemish, block, block out, block print, bloody, blot out, blotch, blotto, blow, blue-pencil, bob, boil down, bonk, book, bottom, bowdlerize, box, box canyon, brand, breach, break, breakage, brickbat, brief, bring in, bristle with, broach, broken, bruise, bruised, brush off, brush-off, brusque, budget, buffet, build, burn, burned, burst, busted, butcher, butt, cachet, calendar, caliber, canal, canaliculate, canaliculated, canalization, canalize, cancel, cane, canned, canyon, capsulize, carve, carve up, carved, cash discount, cast, cast out, caste mark, catalog, catercorner, caustic remark, cavity, censor, chafe, chain discount, chalk, chalk up, chamfer, chamfered, channel, channeled, chap, character, characteristic, charge off, charge-off, chase, chase away, chase off, chasm, cheapen, cheapening, check, check in, checked, checkmark, chill, chimney, chink, chinky, chip, chipped, chisel, chop, chromolithograph, chronicle, chunk, cicatrix, clap, claw, cleave, cleft, cleuch, clip, clipped, clipping, clobber, close, clough, clout, cloven, club, clump, coat, coating, cockeyed, col, cold shoulder, cold-shoulder, coldcock, colliquate, collop, color print, comeback, commission, compact, compass, compendious, compress, compressed, concession, concise, concussion, condense, condensed, configuration, conformation, contaminate, contempt, contingent, contract, contracted, contumely, convulse, copperplate, copperplate print, corduroy, corduroyed, corrugate, corrugated, corrugation, corrupt, costate, coulee, couloir, covering, cowhide, crack, cracked, crackle, cramp, cranny, crayon engraving, craze, crazed, crease, creased, create, crena, crenellate, crenulate, crevasse, crevice, cribble, crimp, crimped, crisp, crocked, crop, crop herbs, cross out, crosshatch, crucify, crumb, cudgel, cuff, cull, cultivate, culture, curt, curtail, curtailment, cut across, cut apart, cut away, cut back, cut crosswise, cut dead, cut direct, cut down, cut in two, cut off, cut off short, cut open, cut out, cut prices, cut short, cut up, cutback, cutoff, cutting, cutting remark, cwm, dado, dadoed, damaged, damp, dampen, dapple, dash, day off, deal, deal a blow, debase, deck, decline, decoagulate, decoct, decrease, decrement, deduct, deduction, default, defile, deflate, deflation, degree, dehiscent, delete, deliquesce, dell, delve, denaturalize, denature, departure, depletion, deport, depreciate, depreciation, depress, depression, derogation, description, despite, destiny, deteriorated, detraction, devaluate, devaluation, diagonalize, dice, dichotomize, differentia, differential, dig, dike, dilute, diluted, diminish, diminution, dint, dip, disappearance, discoloration, discount, disdain, disfellowship, disk, dismiss, dismissal, disparagement, dispart, disregard, dissect, dissever, dissolve, distinctive feature, distress, ditch, divaricate, dive, divide, divide into shares, divide up, divide with, dividend, division, divvy up, dock, docked, docket, doctor, doctor up, dole, dollop, dolor, donga, dot, downgrade, draw, drawback, dress, drive away, drive back, drub, drubbing, drumming, drunk, drunken, dump, earmark, edit, edit out, efform, elide, eliminate, elliptic, embittered, enchase, enchased, end, engrave, engraved, engravement, engraving, enormity, enroll, enscroll, enter, entrenchment, enucleate, epigrammatic, epitomize, equal share, eradicate, erase, escape, etching, ethereal, etherealize, exacerbated, excavation, except, excise, exclude, excommunicate, excruciate, excused absence, exile, expand, expatriate, expel, expunge, expurgate, extent, extinguish, extirpate, extraction, extradite, fall, fall in price, fallow, fashion, fate, fault, feather, feature, feint, fend off, fertilize, fester, fetch, fetch a blow, feuille, figuration, figure, file, fill out, film, fine, fissure, fissured, fissury, fix, flagellate, flail, flap, flash burn, flavor, flaw, fleck, fleeing, fleer, flick, flimsy, flog, flout, flouting, fluidify, fluidize, flume, flute, fluted, fluting, flux, fly open, foil, fold, foolery, force, foreshorten, forge, form, formalize, format, formation, fortify, fosse, found, fracture, fragment, frame, fray, frazzle, freckle, freeze, fret, frost, frostbite, fugitate, furlough, furrow, furrowed, fuse, fusillade, fustigate, gall, gap, gape, gaping, gappy, gaseous, gash, gashed, gather, gather in, genre, gibe, gibing retort, give a whipping, give pain, give the go-by, give the stick, give way, giveaway, glean, glyphic, gnaw, gnomic, go AWOL, go awol, go through, gob, gobbet, goffer, goffered, goldbrick, goof off, gorge, gouge, gouged, grabble, grade, graphotype, grate, grave, graved, graven, graving, grief, grieve, grieved, grind, gripe, groove, grooved, gulch, gulf, gutter, ha-ha, hack, half, half-price, hallmark, halve, halver, harmed, harrow, harvest, hash, hatch, have an edge, hay, height, helping, hew, hit, hit a clip, hoe, hold in solution, hold off, hole, holiday, home thrust, hooky, horsewhip, humiliation, hunk, hurt, hurt the feelings, idiocrasy, idiosyncrasy, ignore, ilk, impaired, impairment, impanel, imperfect, impress, impressed, impression, imprint, imprinted, in bits, in pieces, in shards, in shreds, incise, incised, incision, indent, indentation, index, indignity, individualism, inflame, inflict pain, infuse, injure, injured, injury, inner form, inscribe, inscribed, insculpture, insculptured, insert, insubstantial, insult, interest, interval, irrigate, irritate, irritated, isolate, jab, jag, jape, jeer, jeering, jest, jew down, jigsaw, jog, joggle, joint, jot, jot down, jump, jump ship, keep off, kennel, kerf, keynote, kick back, kickback, kill, kill by inches, kind, kloof, knead, knock, knock cold, knock down, knock off, knock out, knout, knurl, lace, lacerate, lacerated, laceration, laconic, lamella, lamina, laminated glass, laminated wood, lance, lap, lash, lay on, lay open, lay out, layout, leach, leaf, leak, leap, leave, leave loose ends, leave of absence, leave undone, leaving, leg-pull, lentigo, lesion, lessen, lessening, let alone, let be, let dangle, let go, let have it, level, lick, lick into shape, line, lineaments, lined, linoleum-block print, liquefy, liquesce, liquidize, list, lit, lithograph, lixiviate, log, look right through, lop, lot, lower, lowering, lowest, lump, lunge, machicolate, macula, maim, make, make a memorandum, make a note, make allowance, make an entry, make little of, make mincemeat of, make out, make prints, makeup, malinger, mangled, mannerism, mark, mark down, markdown, marked, marked down, marking, martyr, martyrize, matriculate, matrix, maul, mauled, measure, meed, melt, melt down, member, membrane, mess, mezzotint, microgroove, mill, mince, mint, minute, miss, moat, mock, mockery, modality, mode, model, modicum, moiety, mold, mole, morsel, mottle, mow, mulch, mutilate, mutilated, mutilation, nasty blow, nature, negative, neglect, nevus, nick, nip, nock, nonappearance, nonattendance, nose dive, nose-dive, notch, note, note down, np, nuance, nullah, numb, nut, odor, offend, offense, omit, ope, open, open up, opening, ostracize, outlaw, outrage, overlook, pack off, pain, pained, pane, panel, pang, parcel, pare, paring, part, particle, particularity, parting shot, partition, pas, pass, pass by, pass over, pass up, passage, passion, paste, patch, patina, pattern, peculiarity, peel, peg, pellicle, pelt, penalty, penalty clause, penetrate, percentage, percolate, period, pick, pick out, picot, piece, pierce, pinch, pink, pistol-whip, pitch, pithy, place upon record, plait, plane, plank, plate, plateau, plating, play hooky, play truant, pleat, pleated, plow, pluck, plummet, plummeting, plunge, plunk, ply, plywood, point, pointed, poke, polka dot, poll, pollard, pollute, pommel, pooh-pooh, portion, post, post up, pound, premium, pretermit, price cut, price fall, price reduction, price-cut, prick, print, printed, procrastinate, prolong the agony, property, proportion, proscribe, prototype, prune, pruned, pullback, pummel, punch, puncture, push back, put back, put down, put in writing, put on paper, put on tape, put to torture, put-down, put-on, quality, quantum, quartered, quip, quirk, quota, rabbet, rabbeted, rack, ragged, rake, rake-off, range, rankle, rap, rare, rarefied, rarefy, rasher, rasp, ratio, ration, ravine, rawhide, reach, reap, reap and carry, rebate, rebatement, rebuff, recap, recapitulate, record, reduce, reduce to writing, reduced, reduction, refrigerate, refund, refusal, refuse, refuse to acknowledge, refuse to receive, refuse to recognize, register, reject, relegate, remission, remove, rend, rent, repel, repulse, rescind, reserved, retraction, retrench, retrenchment, ribbed, rifle, rifled, rifling, rift, rime, rimose, rimulose, rip, rive, riven, rock-bottom, roll back, rollback, root out, rough out, roughcast, roughhew, round, royalty, rub, rub out, rubber-block print, ruck, rude reproach, rule out, run, rung, running away, rupture, ruptured, rusticate, rut, rutted, rutty, sabbatical leave, sacrificial, safety glass, sag, salvage, savage, savor, saw, scald, scalded, scale, scale down, scallop, scar, scarification, scarify, scissor, scissure, scoff, scoop, scope, scorch, scorched, score, scored, scotch, scourge, scrap, scrape, scratch, scratched, scratching, scuff, sculp, sculpt, sculpture, sculptured, scum, scurrility, seal, seam, second-degree burn, section, segment, send away, send down, send off, send packing, send to Coventry, sententious, separate, serrate, set, set apart, set aside, set down, setoff, sever, severed, shade, shadow, shape, shard, share, share out, share with, shattered, shave, shaving, shear, sheet, shirk, shiver, shock, short, short and sweet, short answer, shortcut, shorten, shortened, shortening, shortest way, shred, shredded, shrinkage, shrub, shut, shut down, sick leave, significant form, simplify, singularity, skin, skip, skive, slab, slack, slam, slant across, slap, slash, slash across, slashed, slat, slice, slice the pie, slice up, slight, slit, sliver, slog, slot, slug, slump, smack, small share, smash, smashed, smite, smithereen, snack, snap, snatch, sneer, sniff, snip, snippet, snob, snort, snub, soak, sock, solder, solubilize, solve, sore, sore spot, sort, space, spade, spank, spasm, specialty, speck, speckle, spike, splash, splinter, splintered, split, split up, splotch, spot, sprain, spread, spread out, spring open, sprung, spurn, spurning, stab, stab wound, stain, stair, stake, stamp, stamp out, stamped, standard, step, step down, stick, stigma, sting, stint, stipple, stitch, stock, strain, strap, strawberry mark, streak, stress, stress of life, stria, striate, striated, striation, strike, strike at, strike off, strike out, strip, strip off, stripe, stroke, structure, stump, stung, stunt, style, subtile, subtilize, subtle, succinct, suffering, sulcate, sulcated, sulcation, sulcus, sum up, summarize, summary, sunder, sunk fence, swat, swing, swing open, swinge, swipe, switch, switch off, synopsize, synopsized, table, tablet, tabulate, taciturn, tailor, taint, take French leave, take a premium, take down, take from, take in, take off, take out, tamper with, tang, tap, tape, tape-record, tare, taste, tatter, tattered, tattoo, tattoo mark, taunt, tear, tear open, telescope, tender spot, tenuous, terse, thaw, the cold shoulder, the go-by, the worse for, thermoform, thin, thin out, thinned, thinned-out, third-degree burn, thrash, throes, throw open, thrust, thrust back, thrust out, thump, thwack, tick, tight, till, till the soil, time discount, tittle, to the point, token, tool, tooled, tooth, torment, torn, torture, trade discount, trait, transport, trauma, traumatize, tread, trench, tret, trick, trifle, trim, trough, troughed, trounce, truancy, truantism, truncate, truncated, truncation, truncheon, tune down, turn, turn away, turn back, turn off, tweak, twist, twist the knife, twit, type, unclot, uncompact, uncomplimentary remark, uncompressed, underselling, unexcused absence, unsubstantial, vacation, valley, vaporous, veneer, verbal thrust, videotape, vignette, void, wadi, wafer, wallop, ward off, water, water down, watered, watered-down, watermark, weaken, weakened, weed, weed out, weld, well-worn groove, whack, whale, wham, whip, whittle, whop, windy, wipe out, wood engraving, woodblock, woodcut, woodprint, work, worse, worse off, worsened, wound, wounded, wrench, wring, wrinkle, wrinkled, write, write down, write in, write off, write out, write up, write-off, xylograph, yerk

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Method

N method, way, manner, wise, gait, form, mode, fashion, tone, guise, modus operandi, MO, procedure, path, road, route, course, line of way, line of road, trajectory, orbit, track, beat, tack, steps, stair, staircase, flight of stairs, ladder, stile, perron, bridge, footbridge, viaduct, pontoon, steppingstone, plank, gangway, drawbridge, pass, ford, ferry, tunnel, pipe, door, gateway, channel, passage, avenue, means of access, approach, adit, artery, lane, loan, alley, aisle, lobby, corridor, back-door, back-stairs, secret passage, covert way, vennel, roadway, pathway, stairway, express, thoroughfare, highway, turnpike, freeway, royal road, coach road, broad highway, King's highway, Queen's highway, beaten track, beaten path, horse road, bridle road, bridle track, bridle path, walk, trottoir, footpath, pavement, flags, sidewalk, crossroad, byroad, bypath, byway, cut, short cut carrefour, private road, occupation road, highways and byways, railroad, railway, tram road, tramway, towpath, causeway, canal, street, speedway, adv, how, in what way, in what manner, by what mode, so, in this way, after this fashion, one way or another, anyhow, somehow or other, by way of, via, in transitu, on the high road to, hae tibi erunt artes.

Disjunction

VB be disjoined, come off, fall off, come to pieces, fall to pieces, peel off, get loose, disjoin, disconnect, disengage, disunite, dissociate, dispair, divorce, part, dispart, detach, separate, cut off, rescind, segregate, set apart, keep apart, insulate, isolate, throw out of gear, cut adrift, loose, unloose, undo, unbind, unchain, unlock, unpack, unravel, disentangle, set free, sunder, divide, subdivide, sever, dissever, abscind, circumcise, cut, incide, incise, saw, snip, nib, nip, cleave, rive, rend, slit, split, splinter, chip, crack, snap, break, tear, burst, rend, rend asunder, rend in twain, wrench, rupture, shatter, shiver, cranch, crunch, craunch, chop, cut up, rip up, hack, hew, slash, whittle, haggle, hackle, discind, lacerate, scamble, mangle, gash, hash, slice, cut up, carve, dissect, anatomize, dislimb, take to pieces, pull to pieces, pick to pieces, tear to pieces, tear to tatters, tear piecemeal, tear limb from limb, divellicate, skin, disintegrate, dismember, disbranch, disband, disperse, dislocate, disjoint, break up, mince, comminute, apportion, part, part company, separate, leave.

Discontinuity

N discontinuity, disjunction, anacoluthon, interruption, break, fracture, flaw, fault, crack, cut, gap, solution of continuity, caesura, broken thread, parenthesis, episode, rhapsody, patchwork, intermission, alternation, dropping fire, discontinuous, unsuccessive, broken, interrupted, dicousu, disconnected, unconnected, discrete, disjunctive, fitful, spasmodic, desultory, intermitting, occasional, intermittent, alternate, recurrent, at intervals, by snatches, by jerks, by skips, by catches, by fits and starts, skippingly, per saltum, longo intervallo, like 'angel visits few and far between'.

Attack

N attack, assault, assault and battery, onset, onslaught, charge, aggression, offense, incursion, inroad, invasion, irruption, outbreak, estrapade, ruade, coupe de main, sally, sortie, camisade, raid, foray, run at, run against, dead set at, storm, storming, boarding, escalade, siege, investment, obsession, bombardment, cannonade, fire, volley, platoon fire, file fire, fusillade, sharpshooting, broadside, raking fire, cross fire, volley of grapeshot, whiff of the grape, feu d'enfer, cut, thrust, lunge, pass, passado, carte and tierce, home thrust, coupe de bec, kick, punch, battue, razzia, Jacquerie, dragonnade, devastation, eboulement, assailant, aggressor, invader, base of operations, point of attack, echelon, attacking, aggressive, offensive, obsidional, up in arms, on the offensive, Int, up and at them!, the din of arms, the yell of savage rage, the shriek of agony, the groan of death, their fatal hands no second stroke intend, thirst for glory quells the love of life.

Drunkenness

N drunkenness, intemperance, drinking, inebriety, inebriation, ebriety, ebriosity, insobriety, intoxication, temulency, bibacity, wine bibbing, comtation, potation, deep potations, bacchanals, bacchanalia, libations, bender, oinomania, dipsomania, delirium tremens, alcohol, alcoholism, mania a potu, drink, alcoholic drinks, blue ruin, grog, port wine, punch, punch bowl, cup, rosy wine, flowing bowl, drop, drop too much, dram, beer, aguardiente, apple brandy, applejack, brandy, brandy smash, chain lightning, champagne, cocktail, gin, ginsling, highball, peg, rum, rye, schnapps, sherry, sling, uisquebaugh, usquebaugh, whisky, xeres, drunkard, sot, toper, tippler, bibber, wine-bibber, lush, hard drinker, gin drinker, dram drinker, soaker, sponge, tun, love pot, toss pot, thirsty soul, reveler, carouser, Bacchanal, Bacchanalian, Bacchal, Bacchante, devotee to Bacchus, bum, guzzler, tavern haunter, drunk, tipsy, intoxicated, inebrious, inebriate, inebriated, in one's cups, in a state of intoxication, temulent, temulentive, bombed, smashed, fuddled, mellow, cut, boozy, fou, fresh, merry, elevated, flustered, disguised, groggy, beery, top-heavy, potvaliant, glorious, potulent, squiffy, overcome, overtaken, whittled, screwed, tight, primed, corned, raddled, sewed up, lushy, nappy, muddled, muzzy, obfuscated, maudlin, crapulous, dead drunk, woozy, buzzed, flush, flushed, inter pocula, in liquor, the worse for liquor, having had a drop too much, half seas over, three sheets in the wind, three sheets to the wind, under the table, drunk as a lord, drunk as a skunk, drunk as a piper, drunk as a fiddler, drunk as Chloe, drunk as an owl, drunk as David's sow, drunk as a wheelbarrow, drunken, bibacious, sottish, given to drink, addicted to drink, addicted to the bottle, toping, nunc est bibendum, Bacchus ever fair and young, drink down all unkindness, O that men should put an enemy in their mouths to.

Painfulness

VB cause pain, occasion pain, give pain, bring pain, induce pain, produce pain, create pain, inflict pain, pain, hurt, wound, pinch, prick, gripe, pierce, lancinate, cut, hurt the feelings, wound the feelings, grate upon the feelings, grate upon the nerves, jar upon the feelings, wring the heart, pierce the heart, lacerate the heart, break the heart, rend the heart, make the heart bleed, tear the heart strings, rend the heart strings, draw tears from the eyes, sadden, make unhappy, plunge into sorrow, grieve, fash, afflict, distress, cut up, cut to the heart, displease, annoy, incommode, discompose, trouble, disquiet, faze, feaze, feeze, disturb, cross, perplex, molest, tease, tire, irk, vex, mortify, wherret, worry, plague, bother, pester, bore, pother, harass, harry, badger, heckle, bait, beset, infest, persecute, importune, wring, harrow, torment, torture, bullyrag, put to the rack, put to the question, break on the wheel, rack, scarify, cruciate, crucify, convulse, agonize, barb the dart, plant a dagger in the breast, plant a thorn in one's side, irritate, provoke, sting, nettle, try the patience, pique, fret, rile, tweak the nose, chafe, gall, sting to the quick, wound to the quick, cut to the quick, aggrieve, affront, enchafe, enrage, ruffle, sour the temper, give offense, maltreat, bite, snap at, assail, smite, sicken, disgust, revolt, nauseate, disenchant, repel, offend, shock, stink in the nostrils, go against the stomach, turn the stomach, make one sick, set the teeth on edge, go against the grain, grate on the ear, stick in one's throat, stick in one's gizzard, rankle, gnaw, corrode, horrify, appal, appall, freeze the blood, make the flesh creep, make the hair stand on end, make the blood curdle, make the blood run cold, make one shudder, haunt the memory, weigh on the heart, prey on the heart, weigh on the mind, prey on the mind, weigh on the spirits, prey on the spirits, bring one's gray hairs with sorrow to the grave, add a nail to one's coffin.

Interval

N interval, interspace, separation, break, gap, opening, hole, chasm, hiatus, caesura, interruption, interregnum, interstice, lacuna, cleft, mesh, crevice, chink, rime, creek, cranny, crack, chap, slit, fissure, scissure, rift, flaw, breach, rent, gash, cut, leak, dike, ha-ha, gorge, defile, ravine, canon, crevasse, abyss, abysm, gulf, inlet, frith, strait, gully, pass, furrow, abra, barranca, barranco, clove, gulch, notch, yawning gulf, hiatus maxime, hiatus valde deflendus, parenthesis, void, incompleteness, period, interim (time), with an interval, far between, breachy, rimose, rimulose, at intervals, longo intervallo.

Shortness

VB be short, render short, shorten, curtail, abridge, abbreviate, take in, reduce, compress, epitomize, retrench, cut short, obtruncate, scrimp, cut, chop up, hack, hew, cut down, pare down, clip, dock, lop, prune, shear, shave, mow, reap, crop, snub, truncate, pollard, stunt, nip, check the growth of, foreshorten (in drawing).

Layer

N layer, stratum, strata, course, bed, zone, substratum, substrata, floor, flag, stage, story, tier, slab, escarpment, table, tablet, dess, flagstone, board, plank, trencher, platter, plate, lamina, lamella, sheet, foil, wafer, scale, flake, peel, coat, pellicle, membrane, film, leaf, slice, shive, cut, rasher, shaving, integument, eschar, stratification, scaliness, nest of boxes, coats of an onion, monolayer, bilayer, trilayer, lamellar, lamellated, lamelliform, layered, laminated, laminiferous, micaceous, schistose, schistous, scaly, filmy, membranous, pellicular, flaky, squamous, foliated, foliaceous, stratified, stratiform, tabular, discoid, spathic, spathose, trilamellar, graphitic.

Exclusion

N exclusion, nonadmission, omission, exception, rejection, repudiation, exile, noninclusion, preclusion, prohibition, separation, segregation, seposition, elimination, expulsion, cofferdam, excluding, exclusive, excluded, unrecounted, not included in, inadmissible, exclusive of, barring, except, with the exception of, save, bating, exclusion, seclusion, exclusion, seclusion, privacy, retirement, reclusion, recess, snugness, delitescence, rustication, rus in urbe, solitude, solitariness, isolation, loneliness, estrangement from the world, voluntary exile, aloofness, cell, hermitage, convent, sanctum sanctorum, depopulation, desertion, desolation, wilderness, howling wilderness, rotten borough, Old Sarum, exclusion, excommunication, banishment, exile, ostracism, proscription, cut, cut direct, dead cut, inhospitality, inhospitableness, dissociability, domesticity, Darby and Joan, recluse, hermit, eremite, cenobite, anchoret, anchorite, Simon Stylites, troglodyte, Timon of Athens, Santon, solitaire, ruralist, disciple of Zimmermann, closet cynic, Diogenes, outcast, Pariah, castaway, pilgarlic, wastrel, foundling, wilding, secluded, sequestered, retired, delitescent, private, bye, out of the world, out of the way, the world forgetting by the world forgot, snug, domestic, stay-at-home, unsociable, unsocial, dissocial, inhospitable, cynical, inconversable, unclubbable, sauvage, troglodytic, solitary, lonely, lonesome, isolated, single, estranged, unfrequented, uninhabitable, uninhabited, tenantless, abandoned, deserted, deserted in one's utmost need, unfriended, kithless, friendless, homeless, lorn, forlorn, desolate, unvisited, unintroduced, uninvited, unwelcome, under a cloud, left to shift for oneself, derelict, outcast, banished, noli me tangere, among them but not of them, and homeless near a thousand homes I stood, far from the madding crowd's ignoble strife, makes a solitude and calls it peace, magna civitas magna solitudo, never less alone than when alone, O sacred solitude! divine retreat!.

VB be excluded from, exclude, bar, leave out, shut out, bar out, reject, repudiate, blackball, lay apart, put apart, set apart, lay aside, put aside, relegate, segregate, throw overboard, strike off, strike out, neglect, banish, separate, pass over, omit, garble, eliminate, weed, winnow, be secluded, live secluded, keep aloof, stand, hold oneself aloof, keep in the background, stand in the background, keep snug, shut oneself up, deny oneself, seclude oneself creep into a corner, rusticate, aller planter ses choux, retire, retire from the world, take the veil, abandon, sport one's oak, cut, cut dead, refuse to associate with, refuse to acknowledge, look cool upon, turn one's back upon, shut the door upon, repel, blackball, excommunicate, exclude, exile, expatriate, banish, outlaw, maroon, ostracize, proscribe, cut off from, send to Coventry, keep at arm's length, draw a cordon round, depopulate, dispeople, unpeople.

Discourtesy

VB be rude, insult, treat with discourtesy, take a name in vain, make bold with, make free with, take a liberty, stare out of countenance, ogle, point at, put to the blush, cut, turn one's back upon, turn on one's heel, give the cold shoulder, keep at a distance, keep at arm's length, look cool upon, look coldly upon, look black upon, show the door to, send away with a flea in the ear, lose one's temper, sulk, frown, scowl, glower, pout, snap, snarl, growl, render rude, brutalize, brutify.

Form

N form, figure, shape, conformation, configuration, make, formation, frame, construction, cut, set, build, trim, cut of one's jib, stamp, type, cast, mold, fashion, contour, structure, plasmature, feature, lineament, turn, phase, posture, attitude, pose, morphism, isomorphism, forming, formation, figuration, efformation, sculpture, plasmation, formed, plastic, fictile, formative, fluid, plasmic, isomorphous, pleomorphic, protean, changeable.

VB form, shape, figure, fashion, efform, carve, cut, chisel, hew, cast, rough hew, rough cast, sketch, block out, hammer out, trim, lick into shape, put into shape, model, knead, work up into, set, mold, sculpture, cast, stamp, build.

Sharpness

VB be sharp, taper to a point, bristle with, render sharp, sharpen, point, aculeate, whet, barb, spiculate, set, strop, grind, chip (flint), cut.

Notch

N notch, dent, nick, cut, indent, indentation, dimple, embrasure, battlement, machicolation, saw, tooth, crenelle, scallop, scollop, vandyke, depression, jag, notched, crenate, crenated, dentate, dentated, denticulate, denticulated, toothed, palmated, serrated.

VB notch, nick, cut, dent, indent, jag, scarify, scotch, crimp, scallop, scollop, crenulate, vandyke.

Impulse

N impulse, sudden thought, impromptu, improvisation, inspiration, flash, spurt, improvisatore, creature of impulse, extemporaneous, impulsive, indeliberate, snap, improvised, improvisate, improvisatory, unpremeditated, unmeditated, improvise, unprompted, unguided, natural, unguarded, spontaneous, instinctive, extempore, extemporaneously, offhand, impromptu, a limproviste, improviso, on the spur of the moment, on the spur of the occasion, impulse, impulsion, impetus, momentum, push, pulsion, thrust, shove, jog, jolt, brunt, booming, boost, throw, explosion, propulsion, percussion, concussion, collision, occursion, clash, encounter, cannon, carambole, appulse, shock, crash, bump, impact, elan, charge, beating, blow, dint, stroke, knock, tap, rap, slap, smack, pat, dab, fillip, slam, bang, hit, whack, thwack, cuff, squash, dowse, swap, whap, punch, thump, pelt, kick, punce, calcitration, ruade, arietation, cut, thrust, lunge, yerk, carom, carrom, clip, jab, plug, sidewinder, sidewipe, sideswipe, hammer, sledge hammer, mall, maul, mallet, flail, ram, rammer, battering ram, monkey, pile-driving engine, punch, bat, cant hook, cudgel, ax, dynamics, seismometer, accelerometer, earthquake detector, impelling, impulsive, impellent, booming, dynamic, dynamical, impelled, a hit, a very palpable hit.

Ejection

VB give exit, give vent to, let out, give out, pour out, squeeze out, send out, dispatch, despatch, exhale, excern, excrete, embogue, secrete, secern, extravasate, shed, void, evacuation, emit, open the sluices, open the floodgates, turn on the tap, extrude, detrude, effuse, spend, expend, pour forth, squirt, spirt, spurt, spill, slop, perspire, breathe, blow, tap, draw off, bale out, lade out, let blood, broach, eject, reject, expel, discard, cut, send to coventry, boycott, chasser, banish, bounce, fire, fire out, throw, throw out, throw up, throw off, throw away, throw aside, push, throw out, throw off, throw away, throw aside, shovel out, shovel away, sweep out, sweep away, brush off, brush away, whisk off, whisk away, turn off, turn away, send off, send away, discharge, send adrift, turn adrift, cast adrift, turn out, bundle out, throw overboard, give the sack to, send packing, send about one's business, send to the right about, strike off the roll, turn out neck and heels, turn out head and shoulders, turn out neck and crop, pack off, send away with a flea in the ear, send to Jericho, bow out, show the door to, turn out of doors, turn out of house and home, evict, oust, unhouse, unkennel, dislodge, unpeople, dispeople, depopulate, relegate, deport, empty, drain to the dregs, sweep off, clear off, clear out, clear away, suck, draw off, clean out, make a clean sweep of, clear decks, purge, embowel, disbowel, disembowel, eviscerate, gut, unearth, root out, root up, averuncate, weed out, get out, eliminate, get rid of, do away with, shake off, exenterate, vomit, throw up, regurgitate, spew, puke, keck, retch, heave, upchuck, chuck up, barf, belch out, cast up, bring up, be sick, get sick, worship the porcelain god, disgorge, expectorate, clear the throat, hawk, spit, sputter, splutter, slobber, drivel, slaver, slabber, eructate, drool, unpack, unlade, unload, unship, offload, break bulk, dump, be let out, spew forth, erupt, ooze.

Agriculture

VB cultivate, till the soil, farm, garden, sow, plant, reap, mow, cut, manure, dress the ground, dig, delve, dibble, hoe, plough, plow, harrow, rake, weed, lop and top, backset.

Physical Pain

N physical pain, pain, suffering, sufferance, suffrance, bodily pain, physical pain, bodily suffering, physical suffering, body pain, mental suffering, dolour, ache, aching, smart, shoot, shooting, twinge, twitch, gripe, headache, stomach ache, heartburn, angina, angina pectoris, hurt, cut, sore, soreness, discomfort, malaise, cephalalgia, earache, gout, ischiagra, lumbago, neuralgia, odontalgia, otalgia, podagra, rheumatism, sciatica, tic douloureux, toothache, tormina, torticollis, spasm, cramp, nightmare, ephialtes, crick, stitch, thrill, convulsion, throe, throb, pang, colic, kink, sharp pain, piercing pain, throbbing pain, shooting pain, sting, gnawing pain, burning pain, excruciating pain, anguish, agony, torment, torture, rack, cruciation, crucifixion, martyrdom, toad under a harrow, vivisection, in pain, in a state of pain, pained, gouty, podagric, torminous, painful, aching, sore, raw, Special Sensation (1) Touch.

Refrigeration

VB cool, fan, refrigerate, refresh, ice, congeal, freeze, glaciate, benumb, starve, pinch, chill, petrify, chill to the marrow, regelate, nip, cut, pierce, bite, make one's teeth chatter, damp, slack quench, put out, stamp out, extinguish, go out, burn out (incombustibility).

Neglect

VB be negligent, take no care of &c (take care of), neglect, let slip, let go, lay aside, set aside, cst aside, put aside, keep out of sight, put out of sight, lose sight of, overlook, disregard, pass over, pas by, let pass, blink, wink at, connive at, gloss over, take no note of, take no thought of, take no account of, take no notice of, pay no regard to, laisser aller, scamp, trifle, fribble, do by halves, cut, slight, play with, trifle with, slur, skim, skim the surface, effleurer, take a cursory view of, slur over, skip over, jump over, slip over, pretermit, miss, skip, jump, omit, give the go-by to, push aside, pigeonhole, shelve, sink, table, ignore, shut one's eyes to, refuse to hear, turn a deaf ear to, leave out of one's calculation, not attend to, not mind, not trouble oneself about, not trouble one's head about, not trouble oneself with, forget, be caught napping, leave a loose thread, let the grass grow under one's feet, render neglectful, put off one's guard, throw off one's guard, distract, divert.

Sculpture

VB sculpture, carve, cut, chisel, model, mold, cast.

Engraving

N engraving, chalcography, line engraving, mezzotint engraving, stipple engraving, chalk engraving, dry point, bur, etching, aquatinta, chiseling, plate engraving, copperplate engraving, steel engraving, wood engraving, xylography, lignography, glyptography, cerography, lithography, chromolithography, photolithography, zincography, glyphography, xylograph, lignograph, glyptograph, cerograph, lithograph, chromolithograph, photolithograph, zincograph, glyphograph, holograph, impression, print, engraving, plate, steelplate, copperplate, etching, mezzotint, aquatint, lithotint, cut, woodcut, stereotype, graphotype, autotype, heliotype, graver, burin, etching point, style, plate, stone, wood block, negative, die, punch, stamp, printing, plate printing, copperplate printing, anastatic printing, color printing, lithographic printing, type printing, three-color process, illustration, illumination, half tone, photogravure, vignette, initial letter, cul de lampe, tailpiece, lapidary, lapidarian, insculptured, engraved, lapidary, sculpsit, imprimit.


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