exscind

  • 1 Exscind — Ex*scind , v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Exscinded}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Exscinding}.] [L. exscindere; ex out, from + scindere to cut.] To cut off; to separate or expel from union; to extirpate. Barrow. [1913 Webster] The second presbytery of Philadelphia… …

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  • 2 exscind — [ek sind′] vt. [L exscindere < ex , out + scindere, to cut: see SCISSION] to cut out; excise; extirpate …

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  • 3 exscind — transitive verb Etymology: Latin exscindere, from ex + scindere to cut, tear more at shed Date: 1662 to cut off or out ; excise …

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  • 4 exscind — /ek sind /, v.t. to cut out or off. [1655 65; < L exscindere to destroy, tear away, equiv. to ex EX 1 + scindere to cut, tear; see SCISSION] * * * …

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  • 5 exscind — verb To cut out …

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  • 6 exscind — v. cut out; cut off …

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  • 7 exscind — ex·scind …

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  • 8 exscind — ex•scind [[t]ɛkˈsɪnd[/t]] v. t. srg to cut out or off • Etymology: 1655–65; < L exscindere= ex I+scindere to cut, tear; cf. scission …

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  • 9 exscind — /ɛkˈsɪnd/ (say ek sind) verb (t) to cut out or off. {Latin exscindere} …

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  • 10 exscind —   v.t. cut out; uproot …

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  • 11 exscind — ekˈsind transitive verb ( ed/ ing/ s) Etymology: Latin exscindere to cut or tear out, from ex ex (I) + scindere to cut, tear more at shed (to throw off) : to cut off or out : excise these words were exscinded from the text …

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  • 12 Exscinded — Exscind Ex*scind , v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Exscinded}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Exscinding}.] [L. exscindere; ex out, from + scindere to cut.] To cut off; to separate or expel from union; to extirpate. Barrow. [1913 Webster] The second presbytery of… …

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  • 13 Exscinding — Exscind Ex*scind , v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Exscinded}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Exscinding}.] [L. exscindere; ex out, from + scindere to cut.] To cut off; to separate or expel from union; to extirpate. Barrow. [1913 Webster] The second presbytery of… …

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  • 14 Ex- — A prefix from the latin preposition, ex, akin to Gr. ex or ek signifying out of, out, proceeding from. Hence, in composition, it signifies out of, as, in exhale, exclude; off, from, or out, as in exscind; beyond, as, in excess, exceed, excel; and …

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  • 15 skei- — To cut, split. Extension of sek . Derivatives include science, nice, shit, schism, sheath, ski, and esquire. 1. a. shin1, from Old English scinu …

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  • 16 excise — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) n. tax, duty (see payment). v. t. delete, expunge (see deduction). II (Roget s IV) v. Syn. cut out, delete, extract, resect; see cancel 1 , remove 1 . III (Roget s 3 Superthesaurus) I n. toll, duty, tax …

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  • 17 excommunicate — v. a. Dismiss or expel (from the Church), denounce, proscribe, anathematize, expel from fellowship, exscind …

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  • 18 expel — v. a. 1. Eject, dislodge, drive out, force away, thrust out or forth. 2. Eject, void, evacuate, discharge. 3. Remove (by penalty), exclude permanently, exscind. 4. Banish, exile, expatriate, ostracize, proscribe …

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  • 19 censor — [v] forbid; ban; selectively remove abridge, blacklist, black out*, bleach, bleep*, blue pencil*, bowdlerize, clean up, conceal, control, cork*, criticize, cut, decontaminate, delete, drop the iron curtain*, edit, examine, excise, expurgate,… …

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  • 20 dissect — [v1] cut up; take apart anatomize, break up, cut, dichotomize, disjoin, disjoint, dislimb, dismember, dissever, divide, exscind, exsect, lay open, operate, part, prosect, quarter, section, sever, slice, sunder; concepts 98,176 Ant. connect, join …

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