Synonyms for excision

Synonyms for (noun) excision

Synonyms: deracination, excision, extirpation

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

Similar words: pull, pulling

Definition: the act of pulling; applying force to move something toward or with you

Usage: the pull up the hill had him breathing harder; his strenuous pulling strained his back


Synonyms: excision, excommunication

Definition: 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

Similar words: banishment, proscription

Definition: rejection by means of an act of banishing or proscribing someone


Synonyms: excision, extirpation, ablation, cutting out

Definition: surgical removal of a body part or tissue

Similar words: surgery, surgical operation, surgical procedure, surgical process, operation

Definition: a medical procedure involving an incision with instruments; performed to repair damage or arrest disease in a living body

Usage: they will schedule the operation as soon as an operating room is available; he died while undergoing surgery


Synonyms: cut, deletion, excision

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

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

Similar words: editing, redaction

Definition: putting something (as a literary work or a legislative bill) into acceptable form