- to cause to be shortened by the use of a shortcut.
- to use or take a shortcut.
Origin of short-cut
First recorded in 1560–70
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- a route that is shorter than the usual one
- a means of saving time or effort
- (intr) to use a short cut
C16: from cut (in the sense: a direct route)