Thesaurus > Related Words: cut down

  Words related to cut down

Related / 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

 

Definition:
  • cut down on; make a reduction in; "reduce your daily fat intake"; "The employer wants to cut back health benefits";
  • intercept (a player);
  • 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";
  • cause to fall by or as if by delivering a blow; "strike down a tree"; "Lightning struck down the hikers";
  • cut with a blade or mower; "mow the grass";
  • cut with sweeping strokes; as with an ax or machete;
  • cut down; "the tree is down";

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    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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