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Synonyms for cut back

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Princeton's WordNet

  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?

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How to use cut back in a sentence?

  1. Kay Bommer:

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

  2. Deputy Chairman Vitaly Markelov:

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

  3. Neil Saunders:

    Sears Roebuck is in a very dangerous position, before the crisis hit, the consumer economy was robust. Even during those times Sears Roebuck wasn't doing particularly well, and things will be tougher going forward. They sell a lot of discretionary products -- that's the area where things are going to be cut back.

  4. Darlene Wallace:

    I hate to do that to my employees, but we’re all going to have to cut back.

  5. George Kostyrko:

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

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