cut into - definition and synonyms

phrasal verb [transitive]
present tense
I/you/we/theycut into
he/she/itcuts into
present participlecutting into
past tensecut into
past participlecut into
  1. 1
    cut into something to reduce an amount of something that is available, especially time or money

    The teaching days I do really cut into my time at home.

See also main entry: cut