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Meaning & Definition of Cutting in English

English

Cutting

/kətɪŋ/

noun

1. The activity of selecting the scenes to be shown and putting them together to create a film

    synonym:
  • film editing
  • ,
  • cutting

2. A part (sometimes a root or leaf or bud) removed from a plant to propagate a new plant through rooting or grafting

    synonym:
  • cutting
  • ,
  • slip

3. The act of cutting something into parts

  • "His cuts were skillful"
  • "His cutting of the cake made a terrible mess"
    synonym:
  • cut
  • ,
  • cutting

4. A piece cut off from the main part of something

    synonym:
  • cutting

5. An excerpt cut from a newspaper or magazine

  • "He searched through piles of letters and clippings"
    synonym:
  • clipping
  • ,
  • newspaper clipping
  • ,
  • press clipping
  • ,
  • cutting
  • ,
  • press cutting

6. Removing parts from hard material to create a desired pattern or shape

    synonym:
  • carving
  • ,
  • cutting

7. The division of a deck of cards before dealing

  • "He insisted that we give him the last cut before every deal"
  • "The cutting of the cards soon became a ritual"
    synonym:
  • cut
  • ,
  • cutting

8. The act of penetrating or opening open with a sharp edge

  • "His cut in the lining revealed the hidden jewels"
    synonym:
  • cut
  • ,
  • cutting

9. The act of diluting something

  • "The cutting of whiskey with water"
  • "The thinning of paint with turpentine"
    synonym:
  • cutting
  • ,
  • thinning

10. The act of shortening something by chopping off the ends

  • "The barber gave him a good cut"
    synonym:
  • cut
  • ,
  • cutting
  • ,
  • cutting off

adjective

1. (of speech) harsh or hurtful in tone or character

  • "Cutting remarks"
  • "Edged satire"
  • "A stinging comment"
    synonym:
  • cutting
  • ,
  • edged
  • ,
  • stinging

2. Unpleasantly cold and damp

  • "Bleak winds of the north atlantic"
    synonym:
  • bleak
  • ,
  • cutting
  • ,
  • raw

3. Painful as if caused by a sharp instrument

  • "A cutting wind"
  • "Keen winds"
  • "Knifelike cold"
  • "Piercing knifelike pains"
  • "Piercing cold"
  • "Piercing criticism"
  • "A stabbing pain"
  • "Lancinating pain"
    synonym:
  • cutting
  • ,
  • keen
  • ,
  • knifelike
  • ,
  • piercing
  • ,
  • stabbing
  • ,
  • lancinate
  • ,
  • lancinating

Examples of using

The butcher is cutting the meat.
Why are you cutting up the meat?
Thank you for cutting the dead tree in my garden.