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cut out

part of speech: phrase
definition 1: to cut and remove (something) with a sharp tool.
She cuts out coupons from the newspaper.I roll out the dough, and my granddaughter cuts the cookies out.
definition 2: to delete (something) from a piece of writing.
I think your essay would be better if you cut out this paragraph.This part is not necessary. I think you can cut this out.
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definition 3: to forgo; give up.
He decided to cut out meat from his diet.She had too many after-school activities, so she had to cut something out.
definition 4: (informal) discontinue.
I wish she would cut out that whistling. It's driving me crazy.You're still teasing the cat and I told you to cut that out.
similar words:
forgo, knock off