Cut down - Crossword Clue

Crossword Clue Last Updated: 04/01/2020

Below are possible answers for the crossword clue Cut down.

7 letter answer(s) to 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"

4 letter answer(s) to cut down

AXED
  1. terminate; "The NSF axed the research program and stopped funding it"
  2. chop or split with an ax; "axe wood"
FELL
  1. decrease in size, extent, or range;
  2. be inherited by; "The estate fell to my sister"; "The land returned to the family"; "The estate devolved to an heir that everybody had assumed to be dead"
  3. sew a seam by folding the edges
  4. come as if by falling; "Night fell"; "Silence fell"
  5. fall to somebody by assignment or lot; "The task fell to me"; "It fell to me to notify the parents of the victims"
  6. pass away rapidly; "Time flies like an arrow"; "Time fleeing beneath him"
  7. (of persons or their actions) able or disposed to inflict pain or suffering; "a barbarous crime"; "brutal beatings"; "cruel tortures"; "Stalin's roughshod treatment of the kulaks"; "a savage slap"; "vicious kicks"
  8. go as if by falling; "Grief fell from our hearts"
  9. come into the possession of; "The house accrued to the oldest son"
  10. occur at a specified time or place; "Christmas falls on a Monday this year"; "The accent falls on the first syllable
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"
SLAY
  1. kill intentionally and with premeditation;

5 letter answer(s) to cut down

HEWED
  1. Past tense of to hew: axed, chopped
PARED
  1. decrease gradually or bit by bit
  2. remove the edges from and cut down to the desired size; "pare one's fingernails"; "trim the photograph"; "trim lumber"
  3. strip the skin off; "pare apples"
  4. cut small bits or pare shavings from; "whittle a piece of wood"

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