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  Definition of cut back
  1. place restrictions on; "curtail drinking in school"
  2. cut down on; make a reduction in; "reduce your daily fat intake"; "The employer wants to cut back health benefits"
  3. cultivate, tend, and cut back the growth of; "dress the plants in the garden"
  4. return in time; "the film cut back to an earlier event in the story"
Similar Words: restrict, curtail, curb, reduce, cut down, trim, trim down, trim back, cut, bring down, snip, clip, crop, lop, dress, prune, flash back

 

Hyponyms: immobilize, immobilise, shorten, quench, retrench, slash, thin out, thin, take away, detract, deflate, inflate, shave, knock off, shear, poll, pollard, top, pinch, disbud

 

Grouped Verbs: cut

 

Derivational Morphology: bridle, check, curb, limitation, restriction, trim, trimming, clipping, cutback, decrease, diminution, reduction, step-down, pruner, trimmer, pruning hook, lopper, pruning, crop, harvest, clip, snip, clipper, clippers, snippet, snipping, flashback

 

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