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Synonyms for excision
ɛkˈsɪʒ ən, ɪk-

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. deletion, excision, cut(noun)

    the omission that is made when an editorial change shortens a written passage

    "an editor's deletions frequently upset young authors"; "both parties agreed on the excision of the proposed clause"

    Synonyms:
    gash, cutting out, cold shoulder, cutting, deracination, slash, extirpation, cut, swing, excommunication, cutting off, snub, baseball swing, track, undercut, cut of meat, omission, deletion, slice, ablation, stinger

  2. ablation, extirpation, cutting out, excision(noun)

    surgical removal of a body part or tissue

    Synonyms:
    deletion, excommunication, ablation, extirpation, cut, cutting out, deracination

  3. excommunication, excision(noun)

    the act of banishing a member of a church from the communion of believers and the privileges of the church; cutting a person off from a religious society

    Synonyms:
    censure, excommunication, deracination, ablation, deletion, cut, cutting out, extirpation, exclusion

  4. extirpation, excision, deracination(noun)

    the act of pulling up or out; uprooting; cutting off from existence

    Synonyms:
    deletion, excommunication, ablation, extirpation, cut, cutting out, displacement, deracination

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. excision(n.)

    Synonyms:
    extirpation, eradication, destruction, extermination

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases for "excision":

    circumcision, ablation, fgm, cutting

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How to use excision in a sentence?

  1. Salman Rushdie:

    Woe to that nation whose literature is cut short by the intrusion of force. This is not merely interference with freedom of the press but the sealing up of a nation's heart, the excision of its memory.

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