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ampullar | ampullary | ampullate | ampullated | ampulliform | amputate | amputation | amputator | amputee | ampyx | amrinone

amputate

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Verb (usu participle)
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am=pu=tate

CIDE DICTIONARY

amputatev. t. [L. amputatus, p. p. of amputare: amb- + putare to prune, putus clean, akin to E. pure. See Putative.].
  •  To prune or lop off, as branches or tendrils.  [1913 Webster]
  •  To cut off (a limb or projecting part of the body)  Wiseman.  [1913 Webster]

OXFORD DICTIONARY

amputate, v.tr. cut off by surgical operation (a part of the body, esp. a limb), usu. because of injury or disease.

Derivative
amputation n. amputator n.
Etymology
L amputare f. amb- about + putare prune

THESAURUS

amputate

abscind, annihilate, ax, ban, bar, bisect, bob, butcher, carve, chop, cleave, clip, crop, cull, cut, cut away, cut in two, cut off, cut out, dichotomize, dissever, dock, eliminate, enucleate, eradicate, except, excise, exclude, extinguish, extirpate, fissure, gash, hack, halve, hew, incise, isolate, jigsaw, knock off, lance, lop, mutilate, nip, pare, peel, pick out, prune, rend, rive, root out, rule out, saw, scissor, set apart, set aside, sever, shave, shear, slash, slice, slit, snip, split, stamp out, strike off, strip, strip off, sunder, take off, take out, tear, truncate, whittle, wipe out

ROGET THESAURUS

amputate

Subtraction

VB subduct, subtract, deduct, deduce, bate, retrench, remove, withdraw, take from, take away, detract, garble, mutilate, amputate, detruncate, cut off, cut away, cut out, abscind, excise, pare, thin, prune, decimate, abrade, scrape, file, geld, castrate, eliminate, diminish, curtail, deprive of, weaken.


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