Definition of cut in phrasal verb from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary

 

cut in

 phrasal verb
phrasal verb
 
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Phrasal Verbs
  1. 1if a motor or an engine cuts in, it starts working Emergency generators cut in.
  2. 2 to go in front of other people who are waiting
  3. 3to begin dancing with somebody who had until then been dancing with another person “Mind if I cut in?”

    cut in (on somebody/something)

     
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  1. 1to interrupt someone when they are speaking synonym butt in She kept cutting in on our conversation. “Forget it!” she cut in.
  2. 2(of a vehicle or its driver) to move suddenly in front of another vehicle, leaving little space between the two vehicles

cut somebody in (on something)

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to give someone a share of the profit in a business or an activity
See the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary entry: cut in

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