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Definition 1: delete or remove - [verb of change]

Samples where cut out or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • Cut out the extra text
  • cut out the newspaper article

(cut out is a kind of ...) terminate, end, or take out

"Let's eliminate the course on Akkadian hieroglyphics" "Socialism extinguished these archaic customs" "eliminate my debts"

(... is a kind of cut out ) remove by cutting

"The surgeon excised the tumor"

Definition 2: cease operating - [verb of change]

Samples where cut out or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • The pump suddenly cut out

(cut out is a kind of ...) have an end, in a temporal, spatial, or quantitative sense; either spatial or metaphorical

"the bronchioles terminate in a capillary bed" "Your rights stop where you infringe upon the rights of other" "My property ends by the bushes" "The symphony ends in a pianissimo"

Definition 3: intercept (a player) - [verb of competition]

Synonyms for cut out in the sense of this definition

(cut out is a kind of ...) hold back, as of a danger or an enemy; check the expansion or influence of

"Arrest the downward trend" "Check the growth of communism in South East Asia" "Contain the rebel movement" "Turn back the tide of communism"

(cut out belongs to category ...) a ball game played with a bat and ball between two teams of nine players; teams take turns at bat trying to score runs

"he played baseball in high school" "there was a baseball game on every empty lot" "there was a desire for National League ball in the area" "play ball!"

Definition 4: strike or cancel by or as if by rubbing or crossing out - [verb of contact]

Samples where cut out or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • scratch out my name on that list

Synonyms for cut out in the sense of this definition

(cut out is a kind of ...) remove by or as if by rubbing or erasing

"Please erase the formula on the blackboard--it is wrong!"

Definition 5: form and create by cutting out - [verb of contact]

Samples where cut out or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • Picasso cut out a guitar from a piece of paper

(cut out is a kind of ...) make something, usually for a specific function

"She molded the rice balls carefully" "Form cylinders from the dough" "shape a figure" "Work the metal into a sword"

(... is a kind of cut out ) make gouges into a surface

"The woman's spiked heels gouged out the wooden floor"

(... is a kind of cut out ) cut a rectangular groove into

(... is a kind of cut out ) cut or shape with a die

"Die out leather for belts"

(cut out implies ...) separate with or as if with an instrument

"Cut the rope"

Definition 6: cut off and stop - [verb of contact]

Samples where cut out or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • The bicyclist was cut out by the van

Synonyms for cut out in the sense of this definition

(cut out is a kind of ...) seize on its way

"The fighter plane was ordered to intercept an aircraft that had entered the country's airspace"

Definition 7: having been cut out - [adjective satellite denoting all]

Samples where cut out or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • the cut-out pieces of the dress

(cut out is similar to ...) fashioned or shaped by cutting

"a well-cut suit" "cut diamonds" "cut velvet"

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