verb (used with object)
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Origin of cull
OTHER WORDS FROM cullculler, nounoutcull, verb (used with object)o·ver·cull, verb (used with object)un·culled, adjective
Example sentences from the Web for cull
In any case, culling a manageable array from the totality of splendid volumes has with each year become more difficult.
Swiss Bank UBS is in the midst of culling more than 10,000 employees around the world, including a significant number in the U.S.Wall Street’s Middle Class Suffers as Business Changes|Rob Cox|November 12, 2012|DAILY BEAST
Across the Midwest, corn and soybeans are burning up in the field, and ranchers are culling their herds.The Texas Drought Seen Firsthand from the Eyes of Ranchers|Malcolm Jones|August 9, 2012|DAILY BEAST
Perhaps ironically, many hunters claimed to be “culling” the herd, thereby saving it from over-population or starvation.
He broke the record for GOP one-day fundraising online, culling $4.2 million on November 5, 2007.
Outside in the hall Culling added his contribution to the general apology.
I inquired if either of them knew of the Seraph's whereabouts, but the question appeared to add fuel to Culling's indignation.
The phrase about culling the opinions of the Fathers like flowers from divers meadows, will be repeated hundreds of times.The Mediaeval Mind (Volume I of II)|Henry Osborn Taylor
I attempted no explanation as I knew Culling would outbid me.
We have been driven to culling this memorable sentence from the latest and most preternaturally precious of his American admirers.