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Synonyms for cut back

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  1. cut back, flash back(verb)

    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 down(verb)

    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 back(verb)

    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 back(verb)

    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 say cut back in sign language?

  1. cutback

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How to use cut back in a sentence?

  1. George Kostyrko:

    When it is all said and done, what we are asking is that they cut back dramatically on their outdoor watering.

  2. 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.

  3. Deputy Chairman Vitaly Markelov:

    We have cut back expectations of construction due to costs optimisation.

  4. Stew Leonard , Jr.:

    You're never going to eliminate it, but you can see that people are trying to cut back on it.

  5. Darrell Sales:

    The first thing I did when I moved into my house was cut back all the brush and get defensible space.


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