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1. amputate

verb. ['ˈæmpjəˌteɪt'] remove surgically.

Synonyms

  • slough off
  • remove
  • cut off
  • withdraw
  • take
  • take away

Antonyms

  • inflate
  • deflate
  • increase
  • lengthen

Etymology

  • amputo (Latin)

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Words that Rhyme with Amputate

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  • debilitate
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  • downstate
  • facilitate
  • felicitate
  • gestate
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  • imitate
  • incapacitate
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Example sentences of the word amputate


1. Verb, base form
In these severe cases, your veterinarian could have to amputate all or part of her tail.

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