detached by cutting;
"a severed head"
"an old tale of Anne Bolyn walking the castle walls with her poor cut-off head under her arm"
make a break in;
"We interrupt the program for the following messages"
"cut the noise"
"We had to cut short the conversation"
remove by or as if by cutting;
"cut off the ear"
"lop off the dead branch"
cut off and stop;
"The bicyclist was cut out by the van"
break a small piece off from;
"chip the glass"
"chip a tooth"
- A storm that cut off power to the whole region.
- Just when she had reached the most important point we were cut off.
- The village is cut off by the flood.
- They were then almost completely cut off from the outside world.
- He cut off the branches from the trunk.
- Please help me to cut off the rinds of lemons.
- The shark's dorsal fin was cut off by the fisherman.
- A generator may cut off if it is overtaxed.