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See also CUT, and cứt

English

Etymology

from Germanic *kut- (Cf. Norwegian kutte), or from Old French couteau (knife)

Pronunciation

Adjective

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Positive
cut

Comparative
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Superlative
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  1. (Template loop detected: Template:context 1) Having been cut.
  2. Reduced.
    The pitcher threw a cut fastball that was slower than his usual pitch.
    Cut brandy is a liquor made of brandy and hard grain liquor.
  3. (Template loop detected: Template:context 1) Carved into a shape; not raw.
  4. (cricket, Template loop detected: Template:context 1) Played with a horizontal bat to hit the ball backward of point.
  5. (bodybuilding) Having muscular definition in which individual groups of muscle fibers stand out among larger muscles.
  6. (informal) Circumcised.

Translations

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Noun

Singular
cut

Plural
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  1. An opening resulting from cutting.
    Look at this cut on my finger!
  2. The act of cutting.
    He made a fine cut with his sword.
  3. The result of cutting.
    She tried out for the team, but didn't make the cut.
  4. A share or portion.
    The lawyer took a cut of the profits.
  5. (cricket) A batsman's shot played with a swinging motion of the bat, to hit the ball backward of point.
  6. (cricket) Sideways movement of the ball through the air caused by a fast bowler imparting spin to the ball.
  7. The act or right of dividing a deck of playing cards.
    The player next to the dealer cut the deck by placing the bottom half on top.
  8. The manner or style a garment is fashioned in.
    I like the cut of that suit.
  9. A slab, especially of meat.
    That’s our finest cut of meat.
  10. (fencing) An attack made with a chopping motion of the blade, landing with its edge or point.
  11. A deliberate snub, typically a refusal to return a bow or other acknowledgement of acquaintance.
  12. A definable part, such as an individual song, of a recording, particularly of commercial records, audio tapes, CDs, etc.
    The drummer on the last cut of their CD is not identified.

Translations

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Verb

Infinitive
to cut

Third person singular
cuts

Simple past
cut

Past participle
-

Present participle
cutting

to cut (third-person singular simple present cuts, present participle cutting, simple past and past participle cut)
  1. To perform an incision, for example with a knife.
    I cut the skin on my arm.
  2. To divide with a knife, scissors, or another sharp instrument.
    Would you please cut the cake?
  3. To separate from prior association; to remove a portion of a recording during editing.
    Travis was cut from the team.
  4. To enter a queue in the wrong place.
    One student kept trying to cut in front of the line.
  5. (Template loop detected: Template:context 1) To cease recording activities.
    After the actors read their lines, the director yelled "Cut!"
  6. To reduce, especially intentionally.
    They're going to cut salaries by fifteen percent.
  7. To form or shape by cutting.
    I have three diamonds to cut today.
  8. To intersect or cross in such a way as to divide in half or nearly so.
    This road cuts right through downtown.
  9. (cricket) To make the ball spin sideways by running one's fingers down the side of the ball while bowling it.
  10. (informal) Not to attend a class, especially when this is not permitted.
    I cut fifth period to hang out with Angela.
  11. To change direction suddenly.
    The football player cut to his left to evade a tackle.
  12. To divide a pack of playing cards into two
    If you cut then I'll deal.

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Translations

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Kiput

Etymology

From Proto-North Sarawak *likud from Proto-Malayo-Polynesian *likuj

Noun

cut

  1. back (of the body)

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