Thesaurus > Related Words: cut short

  Words related to cut short

Related / Similar Words: clip, curtail, truncate, break short, break off

 

Definition:
  • terminate or abbreviate before its intended or proper end or its full extent; "My speech was cut short"; "Personal freedom is curtailed in many countries";
  • make shorter as if by cutting off; "truncate a word"; "Erosion has truncated the ridges of the mountains";
  • interrupt before its natural or planned end; "We had to cut short our vacation";
  • cause to end earlier than intended; "The spontaneous applause cut the singer short";

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    Hyponyms: hang up

     

    Entailments: cut off, chop off, lop off

     

    Derivational Morphology: curtailment, truncation

     

    Anagrams: shortcut

     

     
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