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  Definition of Cut down
  1. cut down on; make a reduction in; "reduce your daily fat intake"; "The employer wants to cut back health benefits"
  2. intercept (a player)
  3. cause to come or go down; "The policeman downed the heavily armed suspect"; "The mugger knocked down the old lady after she refused to hand over her wallet"
  4. cause to fall by or as if by delivering a blow; "strike down a tree"; "Lightning struck down the hikers"
  5. cut with a blade or mower; "mow the grass"
  6. cut with sweeping strokes; as with an ax or machete
  7. cut down; "the tree is down"
Similar Words: reduce, cut back, trim, trim down, trim back, cut, bring down, cut out, down, knock down, push down, pull down, fell, drop, strike down, mow, slash

 

Hyponyms: shorten, quench, retrench, slash, thin out, thin, take away, detract, deflate, inflate, shave, knock off, submarine, chop down, poleax, poleaxe, log, lumber, cut, scythe

 

Grouped Verbs: cut

 

Derivational Morphology: trim, trimming, clipping, cutback, decrease, diminution, reduction, step-down, sedative, sedative drug, depressant, downer, lumberman, lumberjack, feller, faller, fell, hayloft, mow, lawn mower, mower, slash, gash, cut, slice, slasher

 

 
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