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Synonyms for cutting
ˈkʌt ɪŋcut·ting

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  1. cuttingadjective

    That is used for cutting.

    I need some sort of cutting utensil to get through this shrink wrap.

    Synonyms:
    cut

English Synonyms and Antonyms0.0 / 0 votes

  1. cutting

    Acid, sour, and bitter agree in being contrasted with sweet, but the two former are sharply distinguished from the latter. Acid or sour is the taste of vinegar or lemon-juice; bitter that of quassia, quinine, or strychnine. Acrid is nearly allied to bitter. Pungent suggests the effect of pepper or snuff on the organs of taste or smell; as, a pungent odor. Caustic indicates the corroding effect of some strong chemical, as nitrate of silver. In a figurative sense, as applied to language or character, these words are very closely allied. We say a sour face, sharp words, bitter complaints, caustic wit, cutting irony, biting sarcasm, a stinging taunt, harsh judgment, a tart reply. Harsh carries the idea of intentional and severe unkindness, bitter of a severity that arises from real or supposed ill treatment. The bitter speech springs from the sore heart. Tart and sharp utterances may not proceed from an intention to wound, but merely from a wit recklessly keen; cutting, stinging, and biting speech indicates more or less of hostile intent, the latter being the more deeply malicious. The caustic utterance is meant to burn, perhaps wholesomely, as in the satire of Juvenal or Cervantes. Compare MOROSE.

    Synonyms:
    acerb, acetous, acid, acidulated, acidulous, acrid, acrimonious, biting, bitter, caustic, harsh, irate, pungent, savage, sharp, sour, stinging, tart, vinegarish, virulent

    Antonyms:
    dulcet, honeyed, luscious, nectared, saccharine, sweet

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  1. film editing, cuttingnoun

    the activity of selecting the scenes to be shown and putting them together to create a film

    Synonyms:
    clipping, thinning, cutting off, film editing, slip, press clipping, cut, carving, newspaper clipping, press cutting

    Antonyms:
    kind, dull, hot

  2. cutting, slipnoun

    a part (sometimes a root or leaf or bud) removed from a plant to propagate a new plant through rooting or grafting

    Synonyms:
    berth, film editing, parapraxis, trip, case, faux pas, pillowcase, miscue, press clipping, gaffe, slickness, slipperiness, elusion, cut, mooring, press cutting, cutting off, slick, chemise, thinning, teddy, sideslip, clipping, eluding, shimmy, moorage, gaucherie, slip, skid, slip of paper, shift, newspaper clipping, pillow slip, solecism, carving, strip, slip-up

    Antonyms:
    hot, kind, dull

  3. cut, cuttingnoun

    the act of cutting something into parts

    "his cuts were skillful"; "his cutting of the cake made a terrible mess"

    Synonyms:
    gash, press clipping, clipping, cold shoulder, press cutting, slip, film editing, slash, newspaper clipping, cut, swing, deletion, carving, thinning, cutting off, excision, baseball swing, track, undercut, cut of meat, snub, slice, stinger

    Antonyms:
    dull, kind, hot

  4. cuttingnoun

    a piece cut off from the main part of something

    Synonyms:
    clipping, cutting off, film editing, slip, press clipping, cut, newspaper clipping, carving, thinning, press cutting

    Antonyms:
    dull, hot, kind

  5. clipping, newspaper clipping, press clipping, cutting, press cuttingnoun

    an excerpt cut from a newspaper or magazine

    "he searched through piles of letters and clippings"

    Synonyms:
    clipping, clip, cut, snip, trimming, film editing, slip, press clipping, press cutting, carving, cutting off, thinning, newspaper clipping, trim

    Antonyms:
    kind, hot, dull

  6. carving, cuttingnoun

    removing parts from hard material to create a desired pattern or shape

    Synonyms:
    clipping, thinning, cutting off, film editing, slip, press clipping, cut, sculpture, carving, newspaper clipping, press cutting

    Antonyms:
    dull, hot, kind

  7. cut, cuttingnoun

    the division of a deck of cards before dealing

    "he insisted that we give him the last cut before every deal"; "the cutting of the cards soon became a ritual"

    Synonyms:
    gash, press clipping, clipping, cold shoulder, press cutting, slip, film editing, slash, newspaper clipping, cut, swing, deletion, carving, thinning, cutting off, excision, baseball swing, track, undercut, cut of meat, snub, slice, stinger

    Antonyms:
    hot, dull, kind

  8. cut, cuttingnoun

    the act of penetrating or opening open with a sharp edge

    "his cut in the lining revealed the hidden jewels"

    Synonyms:
    gash, press clipping, clipping, cold shoulder, press cutting, slip, film editing, slash, newspaper clipping, cut, swing, deletion, carving, thinning, cutting off, excision, baseball swing, track, undercut, cut of meat, snub, slice, stinger

    Antonyms:
    dull, hot, kind

  9. cutting, thinningnoun

    the act of diluting something

    "the cutting of whiskey with water"; "the thinning of paint with turpentine"

    Synonyms:
    clipping, cutting off, film editing, slip, press clipping, cut, newspaper clipping, carving, thinning, press cutting

    Antonyms:
    hot, kind, dull

  10. cut, cutting, cutting offadjective

    the act of shortening something by chopping off the ends

    "the barber gave him a good cut"

    Synonyms:
    gash, abscission, press clipping, clipping, cold shoulder, press cutting, slip, film editing, slash, newspaper clipping, cut, swing, deletion, carving, thinning, cutting off, excision, baseball swing, track, undercut, cut of meat, snub, slice, stinger

    Antonyms:
    kind, dull, hot

  11. cutting, edged, stingingadjective

    (of speech) harsh or hurtful in tone or character

    "cutting remarks"; "edged satire"; "a stinging comment"

    Synonyms:
    keen, piercing, edged, stabbing, knifelike, raw, stinging, lancinate, lancinating, bleak

    Antonyms:
    kind, hot, dull

  12. bleak, cutting, rawadjective

    unpleasantly cold and damp

    "bleak winds of the North Atlantic"

    Synonyms:
    sensitive, tender, bare-assed, new, sore, bare-ass, bare, raw, lancinating, stinging, black, unsanded, natural, peeled, stark naked, desolate, dim, piercing, in the altogether, naked as a jaybird, in the raw, crude, lancinate, knifelike, keen, edged, barren, raw(a), rude(a), naked, bleak, stabbing, stark, in the buff

    Antonyms:
    kind, dull, hot

  13. cutting, keen, knifelike, piercing, stabbing, lancinate, lancinatingadjective

    painful as if caused by a sharp instrument

    "a cutting wind"; "keen winds"; "knifelike cold"; "piercing knifelike pains"; "piercing cold"; "piercing criticism"; "a stabbing pain"; "lancinating pain"

    Synonyms:
    slap-up, cracking, neat, sharp, lancinating, wounding, incisive, peachy, swell, knifelike, corking, bully, keen, dandy, nifty, smashing, not bad(p), raw, discriminating, bang-up, acute, groovy, lancinate, stinging, edged, exquisite, penetrating, piercing, bleak, great, stabbing, penetrative

    Antonyms:
    dull, kind, hot

Editors Contribution0.0 / 0 votes

  1. propagule

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Dictionary of English Synonymes0.0 / 0 votes

  1. cuttingadjective

    Synonyms:
    sharp, keen

  2. cuttingadjective

    Synonyms:
    severe, sarcastic, satirical

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words0.0 / 0 votes

  1. cuttingadjective

    Synonyms:
    incisive, sharp, keen, trenchant, penetrating, nipping, biting, sarcastic, satirical, caustic, acrimonious, mordacious, secant

  2. cuttingnoun

    Synonyms:
    incision, felling, amputation, cleavage, truncation, curtailment, celotomy, dissection, scarification, slashing, cropping, slip, scion, clipping

    Associated words:
    sectile, sectility, insecable

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How to use cutting in a sentence?

  1. Derek Schoettle:

    IBM has a tremendous asset, helping them taking advantage of cutting-edge data services is a built-in advantage.

  2. Jeremy Martin:

    The report from Tennessee suggests we should expand production of advanced biofuels at the expense of current biofuels, while keeping the share of gasoline fixed at 10 percent, i think we need to keep cutting oil use, but certainly agree we should focus on advanced and cellulosic biofuels rather than further expanding corn ethanol.

  3. Steve Jobs:

    The cure for Apple is not cost-cutting. The cure for Apple is to innovate its way out of its current predicament.

  4. Brian Youngberg:

    I think in general the industry is putting a sharper pencil to cost cutting, i think they are realizing the days of $ 100 a barrel( oil) are over.

  5. Marco Rubio:

    The only budget that Ted Cruz has ever voted for was a budget that Rand Paul sponsored that brags about cutting defense spending.


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