Definitions for eviscerateɪˈvɪs əˌreɪt; -ər ɪt, -əˌreɪt

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

e•vis•cer•ateɪˈvɪs əˌreɪt; -ər ɪt, -əˌreɪt(v.; adj.)-at•ed, -at•ing

  1. (v.t.)to remove the entrails from.

  2. to deprive of vital or essential parts:

    The censors eviscerated the book.

  3. to remove the contents of (a body organ) by surgery.

    Category: Surgery

  4. (adj.)having had the entrails removed.

Origin of eviscerate:

1600–10; < L ēviscerātus. See viscera .

e•vis′cer•a`tor(n.)

Princeton's WordNet

  1. eviscerate(verb)

    having been disembowelled

  2. resect, eviscerate(verb)

    surgically remove a part of a structure or an organ

  3. eviscerate(verb)

    remove the contents of

    "eviscerate the stomach"

  4. disembowel, eviscerate, draw(verb)

    remove the entrails of

    "draw a chicken"

  5. eviscerate(verb)

    take away a vital or essential part of

    "the compromise among the parties eviscerated the bill that had been proposed"

Wiktionary

  1. eviscerate(Verb)

    To disembowel, to remove the viscera.

  2. eviscerate(Verb)

    To destroy or make ineffectual or meaningless.

  3. eviscerate(Verb)

    To elicit the essence of.

  4. eviscerate(Verb)

    To remove a bodily organ or its contents.

  5. eviscerate(Verb)

    To protrude through a surgical incision.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Eviscerate(verb)

    to take out the entrails of; to disembowel; to gut

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