Definition of Incise

1. Verb. Make an incision into by carving or cutting.

Specialized synonyms: Notch, Scrape, Scratch, Scratch Up, Groove, Slit, Worry, Deaden, Girdle
Generic synonyms: Cut
Derivative terms: Incision, Incision, Incisive, Incisure



Definition of Incise

1. v. t. To cut in or into with a sharp instrument; to carve; to engrave.

Definition of Incise

1. Verb. To cut in or into with a sharp instrument; to carve; to engrave. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Incise

1. to cut into [v -CISED, -CISING, -CISES]

Medical Definition of Incise

1. To cut with a knife. (05 Mar 2000)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Incise

incircling
incircumscription
incircumspect
incircumspection
incisal
incisal embrasure
incisal guidance
incisal guide
incisal guide angle
incisal path
incisal point
incisal rest
incise (current term)
incised
incised-meander
incised meander
incised wound
incisely
incises
incising
incision
incision and drainage
incision biopsy
incisional biopsy
incisional hernia
incisions
incisive

Literary usage of Incise

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1. A Dictionary of Miniaturists, Illuminators, Calligraphers, and Copyists by John William Bradley (1887)
"165, 172, 193, &c.).—JWB: MS. Notes on Italian Journeys.—Bertolla : Album Calligrafico. Lucca, 1840.—Alfabeto d'Iniziali, incise da Girolamo Scotto, 1844. ..."

2. Textbook of Anatomy by Daniel John Cunningham (1905)
"... incise along the lowest of the creases ÍL front of the joints. Posteriorly, the first and terminal interphalangeal articulations are opposite the distal ..."

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