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Overview of verb cut_short

The verb cut short has 4 senses

  • cut short, break short, break off -- (interrupt before its natural or planned end; "We had to cut short our vacation")

  • cut short -- (cause to end earlier than intended; "The spontaneous applause cut the singer short")

  • truncate, cut short -- (make shorter as if by cutting off; "truncate a word"; "Erosion has truncated the ridges of the mountains")

  • clip, curtail, cut short -- (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")