verb (used with object), ex·cised, ex·cising.
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Definition for excise (2 of 2)
verb (used with object), ex·cised, ex·cis·ing.
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OTHER WORDS FROM exciseex·cis·a·ble, adjective
Example sentences from the Web for excise
Gideon is not a fireman, that has been tragically excised from the mythology.How Gideon the Ninth author Tamsyn Muir queers the space opera|Constance Grady|February 5, 2021|Vox
If you had only cut that above sentence in half, excising “or that he did not want to do with his wife,” you might have had something.
This week that meant that we excised a chunk of the show to a forthcoming Saturday episode that is focused on e-commerce.The end of Plaid-Visa, and Palantir’s growing startup mafia|Natasha Mascarenhas|January 14, 2021|TechCrunch
The government, in effect, was attempting to excise certain points of view from public debate.The First Amendment Doesn’t Protect the Right to Buy the American Government|Geoffrey R. Stone|April 5, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Then throw in insurance costs, an excise tax depending on what state you live in, and increasingly expensive tolls.Young Americans Are Abandoning Car Ownership and Driving|William O’Connor|July 5, 2013|DAILY BEAST
But its critics say it would be far better if companies had to excise such data before sharing what is left.How CISPA Could Chip Away at Your Right to Privacy|Ilana Glazer|April 18, 2013|DAILY BEAST
This has always included the excise tax penalty for non-compliance with the individual mandate.The Supreme Court Ruling on Obamacare: 16 Experts Weigh in|Matthew DeLuca|June 28, 2012|DAILY BEAST
The idea is, hold back the barbarian hordes, and excise the cancerous growth that is sucking the lifeblood from our economy.
The revenue is derived from direct taxes on land and provisions, excise upon exports and imports, and harbour dues.Journal of a Voyage to Brazil|Maria Graham
Duncombe indeed had his own reasons for hating Montague, who had turned him out of the place of Cashier of the Excise.
He had been ordered by the Commissioners of the Excise to pay ten thousand pounds into the Exchequer for the public service.
He therefore selected his brother Christopher, whom he had lately made a Commissioner of the Excise, to keep the place for him.
So home, where I found Mrs. Hunt in great trouble about her husband's losing of his place in the Excise.Diary of Samuel Pepys, Complete|Samuel Pepys