Synonyms for cut down

Synonyms for (verb) cut down

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: cut down, cut out

Definition: intercept (a player)

Similar words: contain, hold back, arrest, check, stop, turn back

Definition: hold back, as of a danger or an enemy; check the expansion or influence of

Usage: Arrest the downward trend; Check the growth of communism in South East Asia; Contain the rebel movement; Turn back the tide of communism


Synonyms: knock down, down, cut down, pull down, push down

Definition: cause to come or go down

Usage: The policeman downed the heavily armed suspect; The mugger knocked down the old lady after she refused to hand over her wallet

Similar words: strike

Definition: deliver a sharp blow, as with the hand, fist, or weapon

Usage: The teacher struck the child; the opponent refused to strike; The boxer struck the attacker dead


Synonyms: cut down, drop, strike down, fell

Definition: cause to fall by or as if by delivering a blow

Usage: strike down a tree; Lightning struck down the hikers

Similar words: cut

Definition: separate with or as if with an instrument

Usage: Cut the rope


Synonyms: cut down, mow

Definition: cut with a blade or mower

Usage: mow the grass

Similar words: cut

Definition: separate with or as if with an instrument

Usage: Cut the rope


Synonyms: slash, cut down

Definition: cut with sweeping strokes; as with an ax or machete

Similar words: cut

Definition: separate with or as if with an instrument

Usage: Cut the rope