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Definition 1: the act of shortening something by chopping off the ends - [noun denoting act]

Samples where cutting off or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • the barber gave him a good cut

Synonyms for cutting off in the sense of this definition

(cutting off is a kind of ...) act of decreasing in length

"the dress needs shortening"

(... is a kind of cutting off ) the act of clipping or snipping

(... is a kind of cutting off ) the act of cutting the hair

(... is a kind of cutting off ) cutting down to the desired size or shape

(... is a kind of cutting off ) removing by cutting off or clipping

Definition 2: the act of cutting something off - [noun denoting act]

Synonyms for cutting off in the sense of this definition

(cutting off is a kind of ...) the act of removing

"he had surgery for the removal of a malignancy"

(... is a kind of cutting off ) the act of circumcising; surgical removal of the foreskin of males

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