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Synonyms for cut off

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  1. severed, cut off(verb)

    detached by cutting

    "cut flowers"; "a severed head"; "an old tale of Anne Bolyn walking the castle walls with her poor cut-off head under her arm"



  2. interrupt, disrupt, break up, cut off(verb)

    make a break in

    "We interrupt the program for the following messages"

    fragmentise, fragmentize, amputate, decompose, collapse, interrupt, cut, crash, chip, split up, pick, cut out, dismantle, break up, knap, recess, lop off, part, crock up, sever, fragment, split, disperse, separate, disrupt, dissolve, chop off, crack, disassemble, break apart, break off, calve, dissipate, scatter, break down, resolve, take apart, dispel, adjourn, break, crack up, disturb


  3. cut, cut off(verb)

    cease, stop

    "cut the noise"; "We had to cut short the conversation"

    disrupt, veer, amputate, bring down, snub, turn off, edit out, cut, burn, rationalize, chip, hack, trim down, write out, prune, thin, cut out, slue, knap, lop off, trim back, trim, ignore, swerve, shorten, edit, thin out, cut down, skip, break off, abridge, reduce, rationalise, contract, chop off, foreshorten, dilute, curve, switch off, sheer, make out, geld, slew, tailor, turn out, interrupt, disregard, issue, break up, cut back, abbreviate, trend


  4. cut off, chop off, lop off(verb)

    remove by or as if by cutting

    "cut off the ear"; "lop off the dead branch"

    interrupt, disrupt, cut, lop off, cut out, amputate, break off, chip, break up, chop off, knap


  5. cut off, cut out(verb)

    cut off and stop

    "The bicyclist was cut out by the van"

    interrupt, disrupt, cut, lop off, cut out, amputate, break off, chip, break up, chop off, cut down, knap, scratch out


  6. chip, knap, cut off, break off(verb)

    break a small piece off from

    "chip the glass"; "chip a tooth"

    chip, chip off, cut short, come off, break short, amputate, lop off, snap off, rap, discontinue, cut, disrupt, nick, break, interrupt, chop off, break up, cut out, stop, break off, knap, break away


  7. amputate, cut off(verb)

    remove surgically

    "amputate limbs"

    interrupt, disrupt, cut, lop off, cut out, amputate, break off, chip, break up, chop off, knap


Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. cut off

    amputate, sever, interrupt, stop, intercept

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  1. Geoff Porter:

    More often than not, when the head of the snake is cut off, a more venomous one grows in its place, that is certainly a possibility here –- and there are no shortage of aspiring jihadis who are likely eager to pick up Belmokhtar's mantle.

  2. Jeffrey Myers:

    We are Tree of Life, and as I said before to many, you can cut off some of the branches from our tree, but Tree of Life has been in Pittsburgh for 154 years. We're not going anywhere, we will be back stronger and better than ever.

  3. Dana Rohrabacher:

    People can earn a good living, the billions in salaries would be cut off and go to drug cartels in Mexico.

  4. John Bercow:

    If we come close to being there I would imagine that parliament would want to cut off such a possibility and to do so forcefully, if that demands additional procedural creativity in order to come to pass it is a racing certainty that this will happen and that neither the limitations of the existing rulebook nor the ticking of the clock will stop it doing so.

  5. Derek Lawson:

    With a vulture, its like someone came in with a skinning knife, its all clean cuts. Usually, the hides completely cut off, whereas with a coyote or dogs, itll be torn and jagged.

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Translations for cut off

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  • abbrechen, schneiden, unterbrechen, abschneidenGerman
  • keskeyttää, eristää, sulake, katkaistaFinnish
  • couperFrench
  • bevág, kikapcsolHungarian
  • trancharIdo
  • tagliareItalian
  • 断つ, 割り込むJapanese
  • rozłączać, odcinać, odciąć, rozłączyćPolish
  • recortar, cortarPortuguese
  • opriRomanian
  • перебить, отреза́ть, перебива́ть, отре́зать, изоли́ровать, подтезать, прерыва́ть, подре́зать, прерва́тьRussian
  • перебитиUkrainian
  • cắtVietnamese

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