Prescind meaning

prĭ-sĭnd
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To separate or detach in thought.
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To withdraw one's attention from something.
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To detach, abstract, or isolate mentally or conceptually.
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To detach or isolate oneself; withdraw one's attention (from)
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To cut off, detach or separate something.
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To think about multiple things individually.
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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