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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 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, 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 downverb

    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 downverb

    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 outverb

    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 downverb

    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 downverb

    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

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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#173180amputate
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How to use cut down in a sentence?

  1. Devin Cunningham:

    Actually I bulked up from 156 to 172 pounds and cut down to 146 pounds at 8 percent to 9 percent body fat.

  2. Daniel Field:

    Human activity is causing deforestation on a massive scale, we know that the diversity of bird communities is impacted by the availability of forests -- when forests are cut down in favor of, for example, palm oil monoculture, bird diversity is slashed. It's probable that, if this kind of deforestation continues unabated, it will leave an indelible signature on the evolution of birdlife.

  3. Kapunei Ole Tunda:

    We cut down a lot of trees for charcoal and we hope to reduce that, since they keep our air clean.

  4. Anna Malinowska:

    The problem is that several years ago there was an outbreak of bark beetle and it got worse, the only way to solve the problem is to cut down affected trees. This was not done and so the (infestation) spread.

  5. Phil Kemp:

    People are no longer bound by the nine-to-five, or having to physically be in an office, with a mixture of the office, home and third place, Phil Kemp can be there to pick up the children from school, get to that important event and cut down on commuting times.


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