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. a metal frame or container holding cartridges; can be inserted into an automatic gun
  2. run at a moderately swift pace
  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. a sharp slanting blow; "he gave me a clip on the ear"
  9. attach with a clip; "clip the papers together"
  10. the act of clipping or snipping
  11. sever or remove by pinching or snipping; "nip off the flowers"
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. the part you are expected to play; "he held up his end"
  2. be the end of; be the last or concluding part of; "This sad scene ended the movie"
  3. a piece of cloth that is left over after the rest has been used or sold
  4. a final part or section; "we have given it at the end of the section since it involves the calculus"; "Start at the beginning and go on until you come to the end"
  5. the state of affairs that a plan is intended to achieve and that (when achieved) terminates behavior intended to achieve it; "the ends justify the means"
  6. the concluding parts of an event or occurrence; "the end was exciting"; "I had to miss the last of the movie"
  7. a boundary marking the extremities of something; "the end of town"
  8. either extremity of something that has length; "the end of the pier"; "she knotted the end of the thread"; "they rode to the end of the line"; "the terminals of the anterior arches of the fornix"
  9. the surfac
TRUNCATED
  1. cut short in duration; "the abbreviated speech"; "her shortened life was clearly the result of smoking"; "an unsatisfactory truncated conversation"
  2. make shorter as if by cutting off; "truncate a word"; "Erosion has truncated the ridges of the mountains"
  3. approximate by ignoring all terms beyond a chosen one; "truncate a series"
  4. replace a corner by a plane
  5. terminating abruptly by having or as if having an end or point cut off; "a truncate leaf"; "truncated volcanic mountains"; "a truncated pyramid"
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