English definition of “cut”
/kʌt/ verb (present participle cutting, past tense and past participle cut)
KNIFE [I, T] › to use a knife or other sharp tool to divide something, remove part of something, or make a hole in something: Use a pair of scissors to cut the paper. Cut the meat into small pieces. He cut the piece of wood in half. I had my hair cut last week. Surgeons cut out the tumour. She cut off all the diseased buds. These old scissors don't cut very well.
REDUCE [T] › to reduce the size or amount of something: Prices have been cut by 25%. The company is cutting 50 jobs.
INJURE [T] › to injure yourself on a sharp object which makes you bleed: She cut her finger on a broken glass.