HyperDic: circumcise

English > 2 senses of the word circumcise:
VERBcontactcircumcisecut the skin over the clitoris
contactcircumcisecut the foreskin off male babies or teenage boys
circumcise > pronunciation
Soundsser'kahmsay.z
Rhymesactualize ... womanize: 266 rhymes with ayz...
English > circumcise: 2 senses > verb 1, contact
Meaningcut the skin over the clitoris.
PatternSomebody ----s somebody
Broadercutseparate with or as if with an instrument
Spanishcircuncidar
English > circumcise: 2 senses > verb 2, contact
Meaningcut the foreskin off male babies or teenage boys.
PatternSomebody ----s somebody
Example"During the bris, the baby boy is circumcised"
Entailscutseparate with or as if with an instrument
Broaderremove, take, take away, withdrawRemove something concrete, as by lifting, pushing, or taking off, or remove something abstract
Spanishcircumcidar, circuncidar
Catalancircumcidar
Nounscircumcisionthe act of circumcising
circumcisionthe act of circumcising performed on males eight days after birth as a Jewish and Muslim religious rite

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