prescind from

formal leave out of consideration.

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  • prescind — [prɪ sɪnd] verb (prescind from) formal leave out of consideration. ↘cut off or separate from something. Origin C17: from L. praescindere, from prae before + scindere to cut …   English new terms dictionary

  • prescind — [prē sind′, prisind′] vt. [L praescindere, to cut off in front < prae , before (see PRE ) + scindere, to cut] to detach, abstract, or isolate (a meaning, one s mind, etc.) vi. to detach or isolate oneself; withdraw one s attention (from) …   English World dictionary

  • prescind — v. 1 tr. (foll. by from) cut off (a part from a whole), esp. prematurely or abruptly. 2 intr. (foll. by from) leave out of consideration. Etymology: L praescindere (as PRAE , scindere cut) …   Useful english dictionary

  • prescind — verb Etymology: Latin praescindere to cut off in front, from prae + scindere to cut more at shed Date: 1650 intransitive verb to withdraw one s attention transitive verb to detach for purposes of thought …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • prescind — /pri sind /, v.t. 1. to separate or single out in thought; abstract. 2. to cut off, terminate, or remove. v.i. 3. to withdraw one s attention (usually fol. by from). 4. to turn aside in thought. [1630 40; < L praescindere to cut off in front. See …   Universalium

  • prescind — /prəˈsɪnd/ (say pruh sind) verb (t) 1. to separate in thought; abstract. 2. to remove. –verb (i) 3. to withdraw the attention (from). 4. to turn aside in thought. {Latin praescindere cut off in front} …   Australian English dictionary

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