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English adjective: cut up

1. cut up cut into pieces


Similarcut


Antonymsuncut


English verb: cut up

1. cut up (contact) cut to pieces


SamplesFather carved the ham.


ExamplesThey cut up the cape


Synonymscarve


Pattern of useSomebody ----s something.
Something ----s something


Broader (hypernym)cut


Narrower (hyponym)filet, fillet, shave

2. cut up (change) destroy or injure severely


SamplesThe madman mutilates art work.


Synonymsmangle, mutilate


Pattern of useSomebody ----s something.
Something ----s something


Broader (hypernym)damage

3. cut up (change) separate into isolated compartments or categories


SamplesYou cannot compartmentalize your life like this!.


Synonymscompartmentalise, compartmentalize


Pattern of useSomebody ----s something


Broader (hypernym)disunite, divide, part, separate

4. cut up (change) significantly cut up a manuscript


ExamplesThey won't cut up the story


Synonymshack


Pattern of useSomebody ----s something


Broader (hypernym)edit, redact









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