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  Words related to deletion

Related / Similar Words: excision, cut, omission

 

Definition:
  • the act of deleting something written or printed;
  • 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";
  • any process whereby sounds are left out of spoken words or phrases;

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    Hyponyms: expurgation, castration, censoring, censorship, expunction, expunging, erasure, aphaeresis, apheresis, aphesis, elision, ellipsis, eclipsis

     

    Derivational Morphology: edit, blue-pencil, delete, cancel, strike, expunge, excise

     

    Anagrams: indolent

     

     
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