Synonyms for cut short

Synonyms for (verb) cut short

Synonyms: curtail, cut short, clip

Definition: terminate or abbreviate before its intended or proper end or its full extent

Usage: My speech was cut short; Personal freedom is curtailed in many countries

Similar words: shorten

Definition: make shorter than originally intended; reduce or retrench in length or duration

Usage: He shortened his trip due to illness


Synonyms: truncate, cut short

Definition: make shorter as if by cutting off

Usage: truncate a word; Erosion has truncated the ridges of the mountains

Similar words: shorten

Definition: make shorter than originally intended; reduce or retrench in length or duration

Usage: He shortened his trip due to illness


Synonyms: cut short, break off, break short

Definition: interrupt before its natural or planned end

Usage: We had to cut short our vacation

Similar words: break, interrupt

Definition: terminate

Usage: She interrupted her pregnancy; break a lucky streak; break the cycle of poverty


Synonyms: cut short

Definition: cause to end earlier than intended

Usage: The spontaneous applause cut the singer short

Similar words: disrupt, interrupt

Definition: interfere in someone else's activity

Usage: Please don't interrupt me while I'm on the phone