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extirpation

noun

1 extirpation

Surgical removal of a body part or tissue.

synonyms: ablation, cutting out, excision.

Roget 2: inexistence; nonexistence, nonsubsistence; nonentity, nil; negativeness etc. adj.; nullity; nihility, nihilism; tabula rasa [Lat.], blank; abeyance; ... show more

Roget 162: destruction; waste, dissolution, breaking up; diruption, disruption; consumption; disorganization.    fall, downfall, devastation, ruin, perdition, crash; ... show more

Roget 301: extraction; extracting etc. v.; removal, elimination, extrication, eradication, evolution.    evulsion, avulsion; wrench; expression, ... show more

Dutch: ablatie, amputatie



2 extirpation

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

synonyms: deracination, excision.

Dutch: uitroeiing, verdelging


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