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
How to use excise in a sentence
Identifying and excising faulty accounts takes up more and more of their time as the country splinters again.ISIS Fighters Are Killing Faster than Statisticians Can Count|Peter Schwartzstein|December 5, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Excising them, he says, was more of a business decision than a moral one.
After excising him from her life completely, Hannah is rescued from rock bottom of an emotional meltdown by Adam (Adam Driver).‘Girls’ Season 3 Trailer Debuts. Is It the Most Relatable Yet?|Kevin Fallon|November 22, 2013|DAILY BEAST
In the case of the electromagnetic force, a panacea was found in 1947, excising infinity to reveal finite, correct, answers.Finding Higgs Boson, or God Particle, Will Resolve Scientific Mysteries|Frank Close|December 17, 2011|DAILY BEAST
The latter operation consists in excising a wedge-shaped piece of the posterior wall of the urethra containing the caruncle.
Excising of small areas to reveal paste and to strengthen tonal qualities of designs.North Devon Pottery and Its Export to America in the 17th Century|C. Malcolm Watkins
The lid is first freed by dividing all the cicatricial bands, or, if only a small cicatrix be present, by excising that.
If the obstruction be due to a fibrous band, an attempt may be made to remove it by excising it by the intrameatal method.
No, but I was opposed to using a saw, in lieu of a lancet, in excising the ulcers of that body politic at that time.The American Occupation of the Philippines 1898-1912|James H. Blount