HyperDic: removal

English > 2 senses of the word removal:
NOUNactremoval, remotionthe act of removing
actremovaldismissal from office
removal > pronunciation
Rhymesabdominal ... zoological: 2115 rhymes with ahl...
English > removal: 2 senses > noun 1, act
MeaningThe act of removing.
Example"he had surgery for the removal of a malignancy"
Narrowerabscission, cutting offThe act of cutting something off
abstractionThe act of withdrawing or removing something
autotomyspontaneous removal or casting off of a body part (as the tail of a lizard or claw of a lobster) especially when the organism is injured or under attack
decontaminationThe removal of contaminants
deletionThe act of deleting something written or printed
denudation, stripping, uncovering, baring, huskingThe removal of covering / covering
dermabrasionremoval of scars or tattoos by anesthetizing the skin surface and then sanding or scraping off some of the outer skin layer
disembowelment, eviscerationThe act of removing the bowels or viscera
dislodgment, dislodgementforced removal from a position of advantage
elimination, riddanceThe act of removing or getting rid of something
eliminationThe act of removing an unknown mathematical quantity by combining equations
emptying, voidance, evacuationThe act of removing the contents of something
extractionThe action of taking out something (especially using effort or force)
rinse, rinsingThe removal of soap with clean water in the final stage of washing
skimmingThe act of removing floating material from the surface of a liquid / liquid
withdrawalThe act of taking out money or other capital
withdrawalThe act of withdrawing blood, tumors, etc.
BroaderseparationThe act of dividing or disconnecting
Spanisheliminación, remoción
Catalaneliminació, extracció
Verbsremoveremove something concrete, as by lifting, pushing, or taking off, or remove something abstract
removedispose of
English > removal: 2 senses > noun 2, act
Meaningdismissal from office.
NarrowerpurgeAn abrupt or sudden removal of a person or group from an organization or place
Broaderdismissal, dismission, discharge, firing, liberation, release, sack, sackingThe termination of someone's employment / employment (leaving them free to depart)
Verbsremoveremove from a position or an office

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