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1. removal

noun. ['rɪˈmuːvəl'] the act of removing.

Synonyms

  • decontamination
  • deletion
  • riddance
  • abscission
  • disembowelment
  • elimination
  • rinse
  • separation
  • dislodgement
  • dislodgment
  • stripping
  • skimming
  • husking
  • voidance
  • rinsing
  • withdrawal
  • baring
  • remotion
  • dermabrasion
  • evisceration
  • abstraction
  • emptying
  • evacuation
  • cutting off
  • autotomy
  • extraction
  • denudation

Antonyms

  • association
  • integration
  • misconception
  • hire

Etymology

  • -al (English)
  • remove (English)
  • remeven (Middle English (1100-1500))

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Words that Rhyme with Removal

  • disapproval
  • approval
  • yuval
  • nouvel

Example sentences of the word removal


1. Noun, singular or mass
Anti-seize compound allows easy removal of the spark plug and boot the next time access is needed.

2. Adjective
It requires scrubbing, bleaching, occasional resealing and sometimes removal and regrouting.

Quotes containing the word removal


1. Love may forgive all infirmities and love still in spite of them: but Love cannot cease to will their removal.
- C.S. Lewis, The Problem of Pain

2. The stone that was rolled before Christ's tomb might appropriately be called the philosopher's stone because its removal gave not only the pharisees but, now for 1800 years, the philosophers so much to think about.
- Søren Kierkegaard

2. removal

noun. ['rɪˈmuːvəl'] dismissal from office.

Synonyms

  • release
  • sacking
  • dismission
  • purge
  • firing
  • discharge
  • dismissal
  • liberation

Antonyms

  • union
  • connectedness
  • joint
  • continuity

Etymology

  • -al (English)
  • remove (English)
  • remeven (Middle English (1100-1500))
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