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CUT OUT

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 Dictionary entry overview: What does cut out mean? 

CUT OUT (adjective)
  The adjective CUT OUT has 1 sense:

1. having been cut out

  Familiarity information: CUT OUT used as an adjective is very rare.


CUT OUT (verb)
  The verb CUT OUT has 6 senses:

1. delete or remove
2. form and create by cutting out
3. cut off and stop
4. strike or cancel by or as if by rubbing or crossing out
5. intercept (a player)
6. cease operating

  Familiarity information: CUT OUT used as a verb is common.


 Dictionary entry details 


CUT OUT (adjective)


Sense 1cut out [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

Having been cut out

Context example:

the cut-out pieces of the dress

Similar:

cut (fashioned or shaped by cutting)


CUT OUT (verb)


Sense 1cut out [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

Delete or remove

Classified under:

Verbs of size, temperature change, intensifying, etc.

Context examples:

Cut out the extra text / cut out the newspaper article

Hypernyms (to "cut out" is one way to...):

do away with; eliminate; get rid of (terminate or take out)

Troponyms (each of the following is one way to "cut out"):

excise (remove by cutting)

Sentence frames:

Somebody ----s something
Somebody ----s somebody
Something ----s somebody
Something ----s something


Sense 2cut out [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

Form and create by cutting out

Classified under:

Verbs of touching, hitting, tying, digging

Context example:

Picasso cut out a guitar from a piece of paper

Hypernyms (to "cut out" is one way to...):

forge; form; mold; mould; shape; work (make something, usually for a specific function)

"Cut out" entails doing...:

cut (separate with or as if with an instrument)

Troponyms (each of the following is one way to "cut out"):

gouge out (make gouges into a surface)

rabbet (cut a rectangular groove into)

die; die out (cut or shape with a die)

Sentence frame:

Somebody ----s something


Sense 3cut out [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

Cut off and stop

Classified under:

Verbs of touching, hitting, tying, digging

Synonyms:

cut out; cut off

Context example:

The bicyclist was cut out by the van

Hypernyms (to "cut out" is one way to...):

intercept; stop (seize on its way)

Sentence frames:

Somebody ----s something
Somebody ----s somebody
Something ----s somebody
Something ----s something


Sense 4cut out [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

Strike or cancel by or as if by rubbing or crossing out

Classified under:

Verbs of touching, hitting, tying, digging

Synonyms:

scratch out; cut out

Context example:

scratch out my name on that list

Hypernyms (to "cut out" is one way to...):

efface; erase; rub out; score out; wipe off (remove by or as if by rubbing or erasing)

Sentence frames:

Somebody ----s something
Something ----s something
Somebody ----s something PP


Sense 5cut out [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

Intercept (a player)

Classified under:

Verbs of fighting, athletic activities

Synonyms:

cut down; cut out

Hypernyms (to "cut out" is one way to...):

arrest; check; contain; hold back; stop; turn back (hold back, as of a danger or an enemy; check the expansion or influence of)

Domain category:

baseball; baseball game (a ball game played with a bat and ball between two teams of nine players; teams take turns at bat trying to score runs)

Sentence frame:

Somebody ----s somebody


Sense 6cut out [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

Cease operating

Classified under:

Verbs of size, temperature change, intensifying, etc.

Context example:

The pump suddenly cut out

Hypernyms (to "cut out" is one way to...):

cease; end; finish; stop; terminate (have an end, in a temporal, spatial, or quantitative sense; either spatial or metaphorical)

Sentence frame:

Something ----s


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