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Synonyms for cut off

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Princeton's WordNet

  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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How to use cut off in a sentence?

  1. Delance Weigel:

    The way it looks now, I thought I'd try one more time to get my things out, whether we lose our home or not, we'll see. But we're definitely going to be cut off. You move to paradise, then this happens.

  2. Texas GOP Rep. John Culberson:

    The president can cut off their money at noon on January 20, 2017 if they do not change their sanctuary policy and hand over criminal illegal aliens in their custody to be deported.

  3. Surachet Hakphan:

    Elephants trampling on tourists and tourists having their legs cut off by speed boats, this won't happen any more.

  4. Caligula (Gaius Caesar), From Suetonius:

    Would that the Roman people had a single neck [to cut off their head].

  5. Tanzanian President John Magufuli:

    Whoever did not pay his electricity bills, you just cut it off....only four words 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

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