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  1. cut back, flash backverb

    return in time

    "the film cut back to an earlier event in the story"

    Synonyms:
    trim down, restrict, bring down, prune, trim back, crop, reduce, cut down, cut, clip, curtail, dress, lop, flash back, trim, curb, snip

  2. reduce, cut down, cut back, trim, trim down, trim back, cut, bring downverb

    cut down on; make a reduction in

    "reduce your daily fat intake"; "The employer wants to cut back health benefits"

    Synonyms:
    clip, cut out, skip, strike down, ignore, cut off, put down, lop, knock down, reduce, curtail, turn off, fell, trim, tailor, visit, shave, quash, cut, overthrow, mow, land, turn out, lose weight, shrink, slew, rationalise, switch off, prune, melt off, trim down, snip, contract, dress, shorten, thin, make out, geld, rationalize, disregard, down, snub, push down, inflict, subvert, slim down, concentrate, garnish, slue, tighten, abbreviate, bring down, pull down, restrict, keep down, hack, impose, flash back, subdue, cut down, deoxidise, burn, subjugate, curb, issue, edit, edit out, come down, repress, let down, foreshorten, dilute, write out, thin out, curve, swerve, get down, scale down, crop, drop, take down, boil down, pare, slenderize, trend, lower, abridge, deoxidize, sheer, slash, veer, overturn, decoct, slim, trim back

  3. snip, clip, crop, trim, lop, dress, prune, cut backverb

    cultivate, tend, and cut back the growth of

    "dress the plants in the garden"

    Synonyms:
    line up, pare, work, crop, dress out, shave, preen, apparel, range, trim down, primp, prune, garment, snip off, cut, curtail, jog, trim back, trim, browse, garnish, arrange, sever, garb, cut down, raiment, pasture, coiffe, reduce, habilitate, discerp, coiffure, do, flash back, get dressed, rationalize, curb, plume, rationalise, cut short, coif, nip off, curry, restrict, fit out, clip, trot, dress up, decorate, cultivate, bring down, clothe, graze, tog, enclothe, set, snip, lop, dress, groom

  4. restrict, curtail, curb, cut backverb

    place restrictions on

    "curtail drinking in school"

    Synonyms:
    suppress, bring down, qualify, conquer, moderate, throttle, trim down, flash back, prune, inhibit, cut, trammel, trim back, lop, trim, cut down, reduce, control, subdue, curb, stamp down, hold, cut short, confine, restrain, restrict, clip, hold in, curtail, contain, bound, limit, snip, crop, dress, check

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How to use cut back in a sentence?

  1. Jodi Magness:

    He cut back the entire rocky outcrop in order to enshrine that [ loculus ] within the rotunda [ of the church ], all that was left was the base of the single loculus.

  2. Bruce Colbert:

    You can get high. You can get drunk, too. But you can't vape to cut back on your cigarettes, either I go back to smoking cigarettes full time, or go across the Bay and go somewhere else. No big deal.

  3. Kay Bommer:

    Even in Germany's blue-chip index DAX several companies will cut back down to the minimum.

  4. Stacy Kennedy:

    Making small changes in your diet can be really helpful for cancer prevention, for somebody already on a plant-based diet this study can help inform their choices about what to include in their meals, and for somebody who is eating more red meat this could encourage them to gradually cut back on that and add more fish and vegetables.

  5. Peter Fuhrman:

    Chinese banks will likely seek to cut back credit allocations to these firms next year to reflect their clients' weakened balance sheets.


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