Cut down - Crossword Clue

Crossword Clue Last Updated: 04/01/2020

Below are possible answers for the crossword clue Cut down.

ABRIDGE
  1. lessen, diminish, or curtail; "the new law might abridge our freedom of expression"
  2. reduce in scope while retaining essential elements; "The manuscript must be shortened"
AXED
  1. terminate; "The NSF axed the research program and stopped funding it"
  2. chop or split with an ax; "axe wood"
FELL
  1. lose an upright position suddenly; "The vase fell over and the water spilled onto the table"; "Her hair fell across her forehead"
  2. cause to fall by or as if by delivering a blow; "strike down a tree"; "Lightning struck down the hikers"
  3. come under, be classified or included; "fall into a category"; "This comes under a new heading"
  4. slope downward; "The hills around here fall towards the ocean"
  5. sew a seam by folding the edges
  6. fall from clouds; "rain, snow and sleet were falling"; "Vesuvius precipitated its fiery, destructive rage on Herculaneum"
  7. pass suddenly and passively into a state of body or mind; "fall into a trap"; "She fell ill"; "They fell out of favor"; "Fall in love"; "fall asleep"; "fall prey to an imposter"; "fall into a strange way of thinking"; "she fell to pieces after she lost her work"
  8. move in a specified direction; "The line of men fall forward"
  9. pass away rapidly; "Time flies like an arrow";
HEWED
  1. Past tense of to hew: axed, chopped
MOWN
  1. make a sad face and thrust out one's lower lip; "mop and mow"; "The girl pouted"
  2. cut with a blade or mower; "mow the grass"
  3. (used of grass or vegetation) cut down with a hand implement or machine; "the smell of newly mown hay"
PARED
  1. remove the edges from and cut down to the desired size; "pare one's fingernails"; "trim the photograph"; "trim lumber"
  2. strip the skin off; "pare apples"
  3. cut small bits or pare shavings from; "whittle a piece of wood"
  4. decrease gradually or bit by bit
SLAY
  1. kill intentionally and with premeditation;

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