Prescind Definition

prĭ-sĭnd
prescinds
verb
To detach, abstract, or isolate mentally or conceptually.
Webster's New World
To detach or isolate oneself; withdraw one's attention (from)
Webster's New World

To think about multiple things individually.

Wiktionary

To stop thinking about something.

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Origin of Prescind

  • Latin praescindere to cut off in front prae- pre- scindere to cut off, split skei- in Indo-European roots

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

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