cut verb definition in Injuries topic from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary


 verb: Injuries topic
[transitive, intransitive] to make an opening or a wound in something, especially with a sharp tool such as a knife or scissors cut something She cut her finger on a piece of glass. cut yourself He cut himself (= his face) shaving. cut something + adj. She had fallen and cut her head open. cut through something You need a powerful saw to cut through metal. (figurative) The canoe cut through the water.