Synonyms for cut back

Synonyms for (verb) cut back

Synonyms: curb, curtail, cut back, restrict

Definition: place restrictions on

Usage: curtail drinking in school

Similar words: circumscribe, limit, confine

Definition: restrict or confine, "I limit you to two visits to the pub a day"


Synonyms: cut, cut back, cut down, bring down, trim, trim back, trim down, reduce

Definition: cut down on; make a reduction in

Usage: reduce your daily fat intake; The employer wants to cut back health benefits

Similar words: lessen, minify, decrease

Definition: make smaller

Usage: He decreased his staff


Synonyms: snip, prune, trim, cut back, dress, crop, lop, clip

Definition: cultivate, tend, and cut back the growth of

Usage: dress the plants in the garden

Similar words: thin out

Definition: make sparse

Usage: thin out the young plants


Synonyms: cut back, flash back

Definition: return in time

Usage: the film cut back to an earlier event in the story

Similar words: return

Definition: go or come back to place, condition, or activity where one has been before

Usage: return to your native land; the professor returned to his teaching position after serving as Dean