Sinonimi: cut up | chip at
1. To cut to pieces; SYN. cut up.
2. To engrave or cut by chipping away at a surface; SYN. chip at.
3. To form by carving.
1. To break a small piece off from; SYN. knap, cut off, break off.
2. To break off; of a piece from a whole; SYN. chip off, come off, break away, break off.
3. To form by chipping
4. To play a chip shot (a short approach shot), in golf.
ETYM Cf. Dutch koopen to buy. Related to Cheapen, Chap, to buy.
1. To cut into pieces; SYN. chop up.
2. To cut with a tool; SYN. hack.
3. To hit sharply.
4. To move suddenly.
5. To strike sharply, as in some sports.
1. To attach with a clip.
2. To terminate or abbreviate before its intended or proper end or its full extent; SYN. curtail, cut short.
1. To cut off and stop; SYN. cut out.
2. To remove by or as if by cutting; SYN. chop off, lop off.
(Irregular preterit, past participle: cut).
1. To separate with or as if with an instrument.
2. To shorten as if by severing the edges or ends of.
3. To make an incision or separation.
4. To function as a cutting instrument.
5. To form or shape by cutting or incising; SYN. cut out.
6. To form by probing, penetrating, or digging.
7. To fell by sawing; hew.
8. To allow incision or separation.
9. To cease, stop; SYN. cut off.
10. To divide at random.
11. To have grow through the gums.
12. (Film) To make an abrupt change of image or sound.
13. To intentionally fail to attend; SYN. skip.
14. To hit (a ball) with a spin so that it turns in the opposite direction.
15. To give the appearance or impression of.
16. To create by recording electronically.
17. To discharge from a group.
18. To dissolve by breaking down the fat of.
19. To pass directly and often in haste.
20. To pass through or across.
21. To perform or carry out.
22. To eliminate a part from the whole.
23. To style and tailor in a certain fashion; SYN. style, tailor.
24. To weed out unwanted or unnecessary things; SYN. prune, rationalize.
25. To move, as of a fist in boxing.
Sinonimi: take apart
1. To divide into pieces; SYN. take apart.
2. To separate the limbs from the body.
To cut open or cut apart
1. To separate into pieces; expose the several parts of (as an animal) for scientific examination
2. To analyze and interpret minutely
3. To make a dissection
ETYM Cf. Gael. fill to fold, plait, Swed. fall a hem.
1. To cut down (said of trees); SYN. drop, strike down, cut down.
2. To sew a seam by folding the edges.
Sinonimi: hew out
(Irregular preterit, past participle: hewn).
1. To make or shape as with an axe; SYN. hew out.
2. To strike with an axe; cut down, strike.
To meet at a point; SYN. cross.
To use a knife on; SYN. stab.
ETYM Cf. Dutch mangelen. Related to Mangle.
1. To injure with deep disfiguring wounds by cutting, tearing, or crushing.
2. To spoil, injure, or make incoherent especially through ineptitude.
3. To press with a mangle.
(Irregular preterit, past participle: sheared; or p.p.: shorn).
1. To cut or cut through with shears.
2. To cut with shears, as of hedges.
Sinonimi: slice up
1. To cut into slices; SYN. slice up.
2. (Golf) To hit a ball and put a spin on it so that it travels to the right.
1. To deliver a blow to, deliver a stroke to.
2. To hit a key or note; also used metaphorically:; SYN. hit.
3. To cause (an arc) to form (as between electrodes of an arc lamp).
4. To indicate a certain time by striking, of clocks.
5. To remove by erasing or crossing out; SYN. expunge, excise.
6. To make an attack against an enemy or a target; SYN. hit.
7. To find unexpectedly:; SYN. come upon, light upon, chance upon, come across, chance on, happen upon, discover.
8. To arrive at or come upon, as of solutions to problems.
9. To stop work in order to press demands; SYN. walk out.