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Synonyms for cut short

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. cut short, break short, break off(verb)

    interrupt before its natural or planned end

    "We had to cut short our vacation"

    Synonyms:
    cut short, stop, break away, clip, break short, come off, break off, chip, truncate, discontinue, chip off, snap off, curtail, break, cut off, knap

  2. cut short(verb)

    cause to end earlier than intended

    "The spontaneous applause cut the singer short"

    Synonyms:
    truncate, cut short, clip, break off, curtail, break short

  3. truncate, cut short(verb)

    make shorter as if by cutting off

    "truncate a word"; "Erosion has truncated the ridges of the mountains"

    Synonyms:
    truncate, cut short, clip, break off, curtail, break short

  4. clip, curtail, cut short(verb)

    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"

    Synonyms:
    restrict, cut back, break short, jog, prune, crop, clip, curtail, trim, dress, trot, snip off, break off, truncate, lop, cut short, curb, snip, nip off

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. cut short

    Synonyms:
    bring to a sudden close, end abruptly

  2. cut short

    Synonyms:
    check suddenly, hinder from proceeding

  3. cut short

    Synonyms:
    abridge, diminish

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