[ ik-sahyd ]
/ ɪkˈsaɪd /
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verb (used with object), ex·cid·ed, ex·cid·ing.
to cut out; excise.
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Origin of excide
1750–60; <Latin excīdere to cut out, equivalent to ex-ex-1 + -cīdere (combining form of caedere to cut)
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Example sentences from the Web for excide
The telling of humorous anecdote he had definitely excided from his creed.Queed|Henry Sydnor Harrison
British Dictionary definitions for excide
/ (ɪkˈsaɪd) /
(tr) rare to cut out; excise
Word Origin for excide
C18: from Latin excīdere to cut off, from caedere to cut
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