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- v. Used other than as an idiom: see cut, down.
- v. To bring down by cutting.
- v. To insult, to belittle.
- v. To reduce the amount of something.
- v. To slay, often in great numbers.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- v. cut down on; make a reduction in
- v. cut with sweeping strokes; as with an ax or machete
- v. cut with a blade or mower
- v. intercept (a player)
- v. cause to come or go down
- v. cause to fall by or as if by delivering a blow
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It was called kirisute gomen, meaning “to cut down and leave.”
“And cut down and the wood is treated and pressurized and made into an easy-to-assemble lawn gazebo.”
The Construction Materials Recycling Association estimates that more than 325 million tons of C&D waste are produced in the United States each year.55 Much of that contains good Stuff that could be recovered and reused, which would reduce not only waste but also the pressure to go cut down more trees and mine more metals.
The chickens, of course, provided people with eggs, while their droppings could be used to fuel biogas digesters that produced power, and this reduced the need to cut down more trees for firewood from the already deforested regions in that part of Africa.
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.
Even the nearby sacred grove was cut down and the stumps pulled up so that no trace remained of the Branchidae.
In their fury they turned against the Malli inside the citadel and cut down every man, woman, and child.
Under Washington, a commissariat was established; work crews were detailed to pluck fruit from surrounding orchards and harvest fields of corn; trees were cut down for fortifications, firewood, and other purposes; and every day carts rumbled into Cambridge bringing food, clothing, and medicine from the Merrimac and Connecticut River valleys and the Berkshire Hills.