Cut short - Crossword Clue

Below are possible answers for the crossword clue Cut short.

ABORT
ABORTED
CLIP
CURTAIL
CURTAILED
END
TRUNCATED
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ABORT
  1. terminate a pregnancy by undergoing an abortion
  2. cease development, die, and be aborted; "an aborting fetus"
  3. terminate before completion; "abort the mission"; "abort the process running on my computer"
  4. the act of terminating a project or procedure before it is completed; "I wasted a year of my life working on an abort"; "he sent a short message requesting an abort due to extreme winds in the area"
ABORTED
  1. terminate a pregnancy by undergoing an abortion
  2. cease development, die, and be aborted; "an aborting fetus"
  3. terminate before completion; "abort the mission"; "abort the process running on my computer"
CLIP
  1. the act of clipping or snipping
  2. a metal frame or container holding cartridges; can be inserted into an automatic gun
  3. any of various small fasteners used to hold loose articles together
  4. an article of jewelry that can be clipped onto a hat or dress
  5. an instance or single occasion for some event; "this time he succeeded"; "he called four times"; "he could do ten at a clip"
  6. terminate or abbreviate before its intended or proper end or its full extent; "My speech was cut short"; "Personal freedom is curtailed in many countries"
  7. cultivate, tend, and cut back the growth of; "dress the plants in the garden"
  8. attach with a clip; "clip the papers together"
  9. sever or remove by pinching or snipping; "nip off the flowers"
  10. run at a moderately swift pace
  11. a sharp slanting blow; "he gave me a clip on the ear"
CURTAIL
  1. place restrictions on; "curtail drinking in school"
  2. terminate or abbreviate before its intended or proper end or its full extent; "My speech was cut short"; "Personal freedom is curtailed in many countries"
CURTAILED
  1. place restrictions on; "curtail drinking in school"
  2. terminate or abbreviate before its intended or proper end or its full extent; "My speech was cut short"; "Personal freedom is curtailed in many countries"
END
  1. a final state; "he came to a bad end"; "the so-called glorious experiment came to an inglorious end"
  2. the point in time at which something ends; "the end of the year"; "the ending of warranty period"
  3. bring to an end or halt; "She ended their friendship when she found out that he had once been convicted of a crime"; "The attack on Poland terminated the relatively peaceful period after WW I"
  4. put an end to; "The terrible news ended our hopes that he had survived"
  5. (American football) a position on the line of scrimmage; "no one wanted to play end"
  6. have an end, in a temporal, spatial, or quantitative sense; either spatial or metaphorical;
  7. the part you are expected to play; "he held up his end"
  8. be the end of; be the last or concluding part of; "This sad scene ended the movie"
  9. a piece of cloth that is left over after the rest has been used or sold
  10. a final part or section; "we have given it at the end of th
TRUNCATED
  1. terminating abruptly by having or as if having an end or point cut off; "a truncate leaf"; "truncated volcanic mountains"; "a truncated pyramid"
  2. cut short in duration; "the abbreviated speech"; "her shortened life was clearly the result of smoking"; "an unsatisfactory truncated conversation"
  3. make shorter as if by cutting off; "truncate a word"; "Erosion has truncated the ridges of the mountains"
  4. approximate by ignoring all terms beyond a chosen one; "truncate a series"
  5. replace a corner by a plane
Clue Database Last Updated: 20/10/2019 9:00am

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