Synonyms of cutting off


1. abscission, cutting off, removal, remotion

usage: the act of cutting something off

2. cut, cutting, cutting off, shortening

usage: the act of shortening something by chopping off the ends; "the barber gave him a good cut"


1. interrupt, disrupt, break up, cut off, break, break off, discontinue, stop

usage: make a break in; "We interrupt the program for the following messages"

2. cut, cut off, interrupt, disrupt, break up, cut off

usage: cease, stop; "cut the noise"; "We had to cut short the conversation"

3. cut off, chop off, lop off, detach, come off, come away

usage: remove by or as if by cutting; "cut off the ear"; "lop off the dead branch"

4. cut off, cut out, intercept, stop

usage: cut off and stop; "The bicyclist was cut out by the van"

5. chip, knap, cut off, break off, cut

usage: break a small piece off from; "chip the glass"; "chip a tooth"

6. amputate, cut off, remove, take, take away, withdraw

usage: remove surgically; "amputate limbs"

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