Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of noun excise

1 sense of excise

Sense 1
excise, excise tax -- (a tax that is measured by the amount of business done (not on property or income from real estate))
       => indirect tax -- (a tax levied on goods or services rather than on persons or organizations)

Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of verb excise

3 senses of excise

Sense 1
strike, scratch, expunge, excise -- (remove by erasing or crossing out or as if by drawing a line; "Please strike this remark from the record"; "scratch that remark")
       => delete, cancel -- (remove or make invisible; "Please delete my name from your list")

Sense 2
excise -- (levy an excise tax on)
       => tax -- (levy a tax on; "The State taxes alcohol heavily"; "Clothing is not taxed in our state")

Sense 3
excise -- (remove by cutting; "The surgeon excised the tumor")
       => cut out -- (delete or remove; "Cut out the extra text"; "cut out the newspaper article")

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