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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. Peter Fuhrman:

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

  2. Ben Halliburton:

    The market is reacting today as if rates will be increased in December, they're rotating money to take advantage of that or cut back where they're not going to be advantageous.

  3. Roger Federer:

    It was a tough first set for me because I had the lead so things were looking good for me, but( Sumit Nagal of India) came back and played very strong, credit to Sumit Nagal of India to really play a solid first set. I was missing a lot of balls and I was trying to cut back on the unforced errors and hopefully serve a bit better because that also let me down. It all came back just in time. At the end, I actually played good tennis, so I'm happy.

  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. Daniel Cameron:

    We understand that we’re trying to cut back on antibiotic use, but if you have a child that’s sick, and with so many complexities of infection in a tick and plenty of published literature that supports how complicated this disease is, you’d like to have the freedom as a doctor to treat your patients and not be limited, if doctors who treat Lyme had more freedom, we wouldn’t have so much frustration in the medical community.

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