Definition of excision

Scrabble & Words with friends points


  • excision is a valid Scrabble US word with a point value of 17
  • excision is a valid Scrabble UK word with a point value of 17
  • excision is a valid Words with friends word with a point value of 19

Definition of excision


  • the omission that is made when an editorial change shortens a written passage (noun)

    Examples

    1. both parties agreed on the excision of the proposed clause

    Synonyms

    1. cut
    2. deletion
  • the act of pulling up or out; uprooting; cutting off from existence (noun)

    Synonyms

    1. deracination
    2. extirpation
  • surgical removal of a body part or tissue (noun)

    Synonyms

    1. ablation
    2. cutting out
    3. extirpation
  • the act of banishing a member of a church from the communion of believers and the privileges of the church; cutting a person off from a religious society (noun)

    Synonyms

    1. excommunication

See definition of excision in Merriam Webster

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