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Synonyms for cut down

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. 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, cut back, 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, 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

  2. slash, cut down(verb)

    cut with sweeping strokes; as with an ax or machete

    Synonyms:
    thresh about, jactitate, bring down, toss, trounce, welt, cut out, fell, push down, convulse, slash, trim down, reduce, strap, cut, cut back, strike down, knock down, trim, pull down, lather, whip, thresh, lash, down, flog, thrash about, gash, thrash, trim back, drop, mow

  3. down, knock down, cut down, push down, pull down(verb)

    cause to come or go down

    "The policeman downed the heavily armed suspect"; "The mugger knocked down the old lady after she refused to hand over her wallet"

    Synonyms:
    land, push down, bring down, pull down, coldcock, mow, raze, trim down, slash, tear down, deck, take down, go through, cut out, dismantle, cut, belt down, trim back, trim, floor, fell, fine-tune, shoot down, kill, reduce, toss off, pour down, level, bolt down, drink down, cut back, strike down, down, refine, drop, pop, devour, dump, knock down, consume, rase, polish, blast

  4. cut down, cut out(verb)

    intercept (a player)

    Synonyms:
    trim down, bring down, cut back, knock down, strike down, fell, trim back, scratch out, slash, down, reduce, cut, push down, drop, pull down, cut out, trim, cut off, mow

  5. mow, cut down(verb)

    cut with a blade or mower

    "mow the grass"

    Synonyms:
    trim down, bring down, cut back, knock down, strike down, fell, push down, trim back, slash, down, reduce, cut, pout, drop, pull down, cut out, mop, trim, mow

  6. fell, drop, strike down, cut down(verb)

    cause to fall by or as if by delivering a blow

    "strike down a tree"; "Lightning struck down the hikers"

    Synonyms:
    unload, push down, fell, bring down, dribble, pull down, send packing, mow, fly, drop off, dismiss, slash, drop down, sink, down, drip, degenerate, deteriorate, knock down, cut, cut out, trim back, overleap, trim, strike down, leave out, throw, cast, pretermit, put down, neglect, devolve, reduce, expend, send away, set down, flatten, swing, trim down, shake off, throw off, throw away, dangle, drop, discharge, spend, overlook, knock off, miss, cut back, vanish, cast off, cancel, shed, omit

English Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. cut down

    Synonyms:
    abbreviate, abridge, amputate, boil down, condense, curtail, epitomize, reduce, retrench, sum up, summarize

    Antonyms:
    amplify, augment, develop, dilate, enlarge, expand, expatiate, extend, increase, unfold, widen

Editors Contribution

  1. sabring

    Submitted by rinat on August 7, 2019  

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. cut down

    Synonyms:
    fell

  2. cut down

    Synonyms:
    diminish, lessen, curtail

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. cut down

    Synonyms:
    fell, retrench, curtail, reduce

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How to use cut down in a sentence?

  1. Mahabharata:

    A wound inflicted by arrows heals, a wood cut down by an axe grows, but harsh words are hateful?a wound inflicted by them does not heal. Arrows of different sorts can be extracted from the body, but a word-dart cannot be drawn out, for it is seated in the heart.

  2. Rajiv Shah:

    Military engineers oversaw the building of new Ebola Treatment Units ; military logisticians directed the deployment of life-saving resources from across the globe ; and military doctors supported the brave men and women who treated patients every day, just 10 months since the first U.S. government personnel deployed, we have delivered extraordinary results. Across West Africa 10 months ago, cases are down by 80 percent. In Liberia -- once the heart of the epidemic -- we've helped cut down new cases from more than 30 a day to as few as one or two.

  3. Carl Lipo:

    But under the conditions of warfare, weapons are going to have performance characteristics. And they're going to be very carefully fashioned for that purpose because it matters... You would cut somebody [ with a mata'a ], but they certainly wouldn't be lethal in any way. Related : Ancient Roman brooch contains' lovely' palindrome Some scientists have estimated, that, at its height, Easter Island’s population may have been as high as 20,000, but fell over centuries after the island’s trees and palms were cut down to build canoes and transport its famous giant statues. One theory suggests that the deforestation led to soil erosion, impacting the island’s ability to support wildlife and farming, and the collapse of its civilization. When the Dutch arrived at the island in 1722, its population was 3,000 or less. Only 111 inhabitants were living on Easter Island by 1877. Other experts, however, have questioned whether Easter Island ever supported a large population, citing instead the arrival of Europeans, who brought diseases and took islanders away as slaves. Related : Ancient 4,500-year-old boat discovered in Egypt What people traditionally think about Easter Island is being this island of catastrophe and collapse just isn't true in a pre-historic sense, populations were successful and lived sustainably on Easter Island up until European contact.

  4. Garo Paylan:

    Hrant was cut down trying to shed a light on the genocide, making the lie unsustainable ... People saw that until this 100-year-old wound heals, Turkey will be crippled.

  5. Thomas Pitaud:

    One challenge is to provide economic opportunities so farmers don't have to cut down trees.


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