Definition of

Cut Short

  1. (verb, change) interrupt before its natural or planned end
  2. (verb, change) cause to end earlier than intended
  3. (verb, change) make shorter as if by cutting off
    Erosion has truncated the ridges of the mountains
  4. (verb, change) terminate or abbreviate before its intended or proper end or its full extent
    Personal freedom is curtailed in many countries

via WordNet, Princeton University

Synonyms of Cut Short

break off, break short, clip, curtail, truncate

Alternate forms of Cut Short

Hyponyms: hang up

Hypernyms: break, disrupt, interrupt, shorten

Words that sound like Cut Short

catchword, coastguard, costusroot

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