Synonyms of cut off


1. cutoff, limit, limitation

usage: a designated limit beyond which something cannot function or must be terminated

2. shortcut, cutoff, crosscut, road, route

usage: a route shorter than the usual one

3. cutoff, device

usage: a device that terminates the flow in a pipe


1. interrupt, disrupt, break up, cut off, break, break off, discontinue, stop

usage: make a break in; "We interrupt the program for the following messages"

2. cut, cut off, interrupt, disrupt, break up, cut off

usage: cease, stop; "cut the noise"; "We had to cut short the conversation"

3. cut off, chop off, lop off, detach, come off, come away

usage: remove by or as if by cutting; "cut off the ear"; "lop off the dead branch"

4. cut off, cut out, intercept, stop

usage: cut off and stop; "The bicyclist was cut out by the van"

5. chip, knap, cut off, break off, cut

usage: break a small piece off from; "chip the glass"; "chip a tooth"

6. amputate, cut off, remove, take, take away, withdraw

usage: remove surgically; "amputate limbs"


1. severed, cut off, cut (vs. uncut)

usage: detached by cutting; "cut flowers"; "a severed head"; "an old tale of Anne Bolyn walking the castle walls with her poor cut-off head under her arm"

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