Textual thesaurus for "excision"

(noun) deracination, extirpation

the act of pulling up or out; uprooting; cutting off from existence

(noun) excommunication

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) extirpation, ablation, cutting out

surgical removal of a body part or tissue

(noun) cut, deletion

the omission that is made when an editorial change shortens a written passage

an editor's deletions frequently upset young authors; both parties agreed on the excision of the proposed clause