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Definition of "cut down" [cut down]

  • Used other than as an idiom: see cut,‎ down. (verb)
  • To bring down by cutting. (verb)
  • To insult, to belittle. (verb)
  • To reduce the amount of something. (verb)
  • To slay, often in great numbers. (verb)

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Use "cut down" in a sentence
  • "She cut down the hill to Grand Avenue, then crossed over and followed the curved sidewalks into Crocus Hill, the tiny pocket of a neighborhood that looked out over the river flats to the bluffs on the opposite shore."
  • "En route to the dance floor, our new friend Valter would cut down a few tree branches, uproot a few fistfuls of M&Cs high rough, and end up with some number he did not make public."
  • "With the arrival of the lunchtime crowds I headed back toward Congress, then cut down Exchange Street toward Java Joe's in the Old Port."