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Wordnet 3.0

VERB (4)

1. return in time;
- Example: "the film cut back to an earlier event in the story"
[syn: cut back, flash back]

2. cut down on; make a reduction in;
- Example: "reduce your daily fat intake"
- Example: "The employer wants to cut back health benefits"
[syn: reduce, cut down, cut back, trim, trim down, trim back, cut, bring down]

3. cultivate, tend, and cut back the growth of;
- Example: "dress the plants in the garden"
[syn: snip, clip, crop, trim, lop, dress, prune, cut back]

4. place restrictions on;
- Example: "curtail drinking in school"
[syn: restrict, curtail, curb, cut back]


WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006):

cut back v 1: return in time; "the film cut back to an earlier event in the story" [syn: cut back, flash back] 2: cut down on; make a reduction in; "reduce your daily fat intake"; "The employer wants to cut back health benefits" [syn: reduce, cut down, cut back, trim, trim down, trim back, cut, bring down] 3: cultivate, tend, and cut back the growth of; "dress the plants in the garden" [syn: snip, clip, crop, trim, lop, dress, prune, cut back] 4: place restrictions on; "curtail drinking in school" [syn: restrict, curtail, curb, cut back]
Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0:

67 Moby Thesaurus words for "cut back": abbreviate, abridge, abstract, bob, boil down, capsulize, clip, compress, condense, contract, crop, curtail, curtail expenses, cut, cut corners, cut down, cut off short, cut short, damp, dampen, decrease, deduct, deflate, depreciate, depress, diminish, dock, downgrade, elide, epitomize, foreshorten, lessen, lower, mark down, mow, nip, pare, pare down expenses, poll, pollard, prune, reap, recap, recapitulate, reduce, retrench, roll back, scale down, shave, shear, shorten, simplify, slash, slow down, snub, step down, stunt, sum up, summarize, synopsize, take a reef, take from, take in, telescope, trim, truncate, tune down