I verb amputate, break, cancel, cleave, clip, cut, decapitate, delete, detach, disconnect, disengage, disjoin, dismember, dispart, dissever, dissociate, disunite, divide, erase, excise, extirpate, mutilate, part, partition, rend, rive, rupture, segregate, separate, sever, shear, split, sunder, tear II index break (violate), excise (cut away), split

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  • Abscind — Ab*scind , v. t. [L. absindere; ab + scindere to rend, cut. See {Schism}.] To cut off. [R.] Two syllables . . . abscinded from the rest. Johnson. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • abscind — (v.) 1650s, from L. abscindere to cut off (see ABSCISSA (Cf. abscissa)). Related: Abscinded; abscinding …   Etymology dictionary

  • abscind — /ab sind /, v.t. to sever. [1650 60; < L abscindere, equiv. to ab AB + scindere to divide, tear] * * * …   Universalium

  • abscind — verb To cut off. See Also: rescind, abscission, abscissa …   Wiktionary

  • abscind — ab·scind …   English syllables

  • abscind — /əbˈsɪnd / (say uhb sind) verb (t) to cut off; sever. {Latin abscindere cut off} …   Australian English dictionary

  • abscind —   v.t. cut off; pare …   Dictionary of difficult words

  • abscind — abˈsind transitive verb ( ed/ ing/ s) Etymology: Latin abscindere to cut or tear off, from ab ab (I) + scindere to cut, tear more at shed (to throw off) : to cut off …   Useful english dictionary

  • Nonaddition — (Roget s Thesaurus) Subduction < N PARAG:Nonaddition >N GRP: N 1 Sgm: N 1 subduction subduction subtraction Sgm: N 1 deduction deduction retrenchment Sgm: N 1 removal removal Sgm: N 1 ablation ablation sublation Sgm: N …   English dictionary for students

  • Abscissa — Ab*scis sa, n.; E. pl. {Abscissas}, L. pl. {Absciss[ae]}. [L., fem. of abscissus, p. p. of absindere to cut of. See {Abscind}.] (Geom.) One of the elements of reference by which a point, as of a curve, is referred to a system of fixed rectilineal …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English