[ ek-sekt ]
/ ɛkˈsɛkt /
verb (used with object)
to cut out.
eliminate, carve, extract, sever, delete, expunge, edit, exterminate, eradicate, anatomize, slice, divide, section, disjoin, dismember, cut, quarter, part, sunder, disjoint
Origin of exsect
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/ (ɛkˈsɛkt) /
(tr) to cut out
Word Origin for exsect
C17: exsect, from Latin exsecāre to cut away, from secāre to cut
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[ ĕk-sĕkt′ ]
To excise. No longer in technical use.
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