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  Definition of cut off
  1. cease, stop; "cut the noise"; "We had to cut short the conversation"
  2. make a break in; "We interrupt the program for the following messages"
  3. remove surgically; "amputate limbs"
  4. break a small piece off from; "chip the glass"; "chip a tooth"
  5. remove by or as if by cutting; "cut off the ear"; "lop off the dead branch"
  6. cut off and stop; "The bicyclist was cut out by the van"
  7. detached by cutting; "cut flowers"; "a severed head"; "an old tale of Anne Bolyn walking the castle walls with her poor cut-off head under her arm"
Similar Words: cut, interrupt, disrupt, break up, amputate, chip, knap, break off, chop off, lop off, cut out, severed

 

See Also: interrupt, disrupt, break up, carve, chip at

 

Hyponyms: cut, punctuate, break, put away, pause, intermit, chime in, cut in, put in, butt in, chisel in, barge in, break in, burst in on, burst upon, heckle, interject, come in, interpose, throw in, inject, jam, block, stop, stop over, take off, take time off, abscise

 

Entailments: cut

 

Derivational Morphology: break, interruption, disruption, gap, interrupter, amputation, amputator, bit, chip, flake, fleck, scrap, chipping, splintering

 

Anagrams: cutoff

 

 
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