Cut short - Crossword Clue

Crossword Clue Last Updated: 19/06/2020

Below are possible answers for the crossword clue Cut short.

5 letter answer(s) to cut short

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"

7 letter answer(s) to cut short

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"
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"

4 letter answer(s) to cut short

CLIP
  1. an article of jewelry that can be clipped onto a hat or dress
  2. an instance or single occasion for some event; "this time he succeeded"; "he called four times"; "he could do ten at a clip"
  3. 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"
  4. cultivate, tend, and cut back the growth of; "dress the plants in the garden"
  5. attach with a clip; "clip the papers together"
  6. sever or remove by pinching or snipping; "nip off the flowers"
  7. a sharp slanting blow; "he gave me a clip on the ear"
  8. run at a moderately swift pace
  9. the act of clipping or snipping
  10. a metal frame or container holding cartridges; can be inserted into an automatic gun
  11. any of various small fasteners used to hold loose articles together

12 letter answer(s) to cut short

CLOSECROPPED

9 letter answer(s) to cut short

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"
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

3 letter answer(s) to cut short

END
  1. the part you are expected to play; "he held up his end"
  2. a piece of cloth that is left over after the rest has been used or sold
  3. 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"
  4. 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"
  5. the concluding parts of an event or occurrence; "the end was exciting"; "I had to miss the last of the movie"
  6. a boundary marking the extremities of something; "the end of town"
  7. 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"
  8. either extremity of something that has length; "the end of the pier"; "she knotted the end of the thread";

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