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Synonyms for cut off
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Princeton's WordNet

  1. severed, cut offverb

    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 offverb

    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 offverb

    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 offverb

    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 outverb

    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 offverb

    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 offverb

    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. Ryan Castilloux:

    No question it's saber rattling, i think China would be reluctant to cut off supplies to anyone just yet, but the optics are designed to send a clear message – we know your vulnerabilities.

  2. Safiullah Safi:

    The Taliban took me out of the car and away from the road where they set up a court, they cut off my finger, asking why I had taken part in the election despite their warning... My family told me to not do it this time, but instead I took them all to cast our votes.

  3. Tim Ryan:

    If this was a bar, this man would be cut off and his keys would be taken away.

  4. Adil Murad:

    The Turks dream about Mosul and consider it a Turkish province that was cut off after World War One, this is unacceptable ... they are not the guardians of Mosul.

  5. Orange County District:

    A monster with a gun murdered a little boy on his way to kindergarten – because he was cut off on the freeway, the callousness of this crime is unspeakable, but the fact that this couple continued to hide out in plain sight knowing full well they killed a 6-year-old child while Aiden’s grieving parents pleaded with the killers to come forward is [unforgivable].

Translations for cut off

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  • قطعArabic
  • abschneiden, unterbrechen, abbrechen, schneidenGerman
  • keskeyttää, katkaista, sulake, eristääFinnish
  • couperFrench
  • bevág, kikapcsolHungarian
  • trancharIdo
  • tagliareItalian
  • 割り込む, 断つJapanese
  • rozłączać, rozłączyć, odcinać, odciąćPolish
  • recortar, cortarPortuguese
  • opriRomanian
  • перебить, прерва́ть, подре́зать, прерыва́ть, подтезать, изоли́ровать, отре́зать, перебива́ть, отреза́тьRussian
  • перебитиUkrainian
  • cắtVietnamese

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