Part of speech:
Anticipate means to use up something before you have it.
Make shorter by cutting
Simple past tense and past participle of cut off.
To cause (an embryo or fetus) to be expelled so as to end its life
Find another word for nip-in-the-bud. In this page you can discover 6 synonyms, antonyms, idiomatic expressions, and related words for nip-in-the-bud, like: stymie, anticipate, cut-short, cut off, abort and put-the-kibosh-on.