Definition of Eviscerate

1. Verb. Surgically remove a part of a structure or an organ.

Exact synonyms: Resect
Category relationships: Medicine, Practice Of Medicine
Generic synonyms: Remove, Take, Take Away, Withdraw
Derivative terms: Resection



2. Adjective. Having been disembowelled.
Similar to: Injured

3. Verb. Remove the contents of. "Eviscerate the stomach"
Category relationships: Medicine, Practice Of Medicine
Generic synonyms: Empty

4. Verb. Remove the entrails of. "Draw a chicken"
Exact synonyms: Disembowel, Draw
Generic synonyms: Remove, Take, Take Away, Withdraw
Derivative terms: Evisceration

5. Verb. Take away a vital or essential part of. "The compromise among the parties eviscerated the bill that had been proposed"
Generic synonyms: Devitalise, Devitalize

Definition of Eviscerate

1. v. t. To take out the entrails of; to disembowel; to gut.

Definition of Eviscerate

1. Verb. (transitive) To disembowel, to remove the viscera. ¹

2. Verb. (transitive) To destroy or make ineffectual or meaningless. ¹

3. Verb. (transitive) To elicit the essence of. ¹

4. Verb. (transitive surgery) To remove a bodily organ or its contents. ¹

5. Verb. (intransitive of viscera) To protrude through a surgical incision. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Eviscerate

1. [v -ATED, -ATING, -ATES]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Eviscerate

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eviscerate (current term)
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Literary usage of Eviscerate

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1. Two Months in the Highlands, Orcadia, and Skye by Charles Richard Weld (1860)
"How to eviscerate a Herring.—Rapidity of the Performance.—Wages of the Gutters.—Number of Herrings gutted.—Packing the Fish.—The Crown Brand. ..."

2. A French-English Dictionary for Chemists by Austin McDowell Patterson (1921)
"—-vr be altered by exposure to air, (of wine) become flat; be discovered; fan oneself. éventrer, vt rip open, eviscerate, gut. éventualité, /. eventuality, ..."

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