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Distribution of usage frequency for the most common synonyms of the noun ablation:

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Synonyms of the noun ablation

Equivalent words for the noun ablation, that have the same number of characters:

  1. excision (8 letter word for ablation)
    • plural: excisions
    • related terms: excisable, excisor

Equivalent words for the noun ablation, that have more characters:

  1. extirpation (11 letter word, the longest synonym for ablation)
    • plural: extirpations
    • related terms: extirpable, extirpate, extirpative

Equivalent phrase for the noun ablation:

  1. cutting out (11 characters phrase, the longest phrasal synonym for ablation)

Hypernyms of the noun ablation

More generic words for the noun ablation, that have fewer characters:

  1. act (3 letter word, the shortest hypernym for ablation)
    • plural: acts
    • related terms: diact, diactine, Diactor, triact, triactine, tetract, tetractine, anteact, Multiact, nonact, Nonactic, Nonactor, nonaction, nonactive, polyact, polyactine, Proact, subact, subaction, inact, inaction, inactive, exact, exactment, exactness, exactable, exacter, exactor, exaction, exactive, exactly, transact, transactor, transaction, Transactive, coact, coactor, coaction, coactive, counteract, counteracter, counteractor, counteractant, counteraction, counteractive, foreact, interact, Interactor, interactant, interaction, interactive, misact, outact, overact, Overactor, overaction, overactive, peract, postact, preact, preaction, preactive, react, reactance, reactor, reactant, reaction, reactive, re-act, retroact, retroaction, retroactive, subaction, underact, underactor, underaction, underactive, ACCY, actify, actine, actless, acture, actable, actor, actious, Actant, action, active
  2. action (6 letter word)
    • plural: actions
    • related terms: hyperaction, hyperactive, nonaction, Nonactic, Nonactor, nonactive, proaction, self-action, self-actor, self-active, subaction, inaction, inactive, exaction, exactment, exactness, exactable, exacter, exactor, exactive, exactly, transaction, transactor, Transactive, coaction, counteraction, counteracter, counteractor, counteractant, counteractive, interaction, Interactor, interactant, interactive, overaction, Overactor, overactive, preaction, reaction, reactional, reactionism, reactionist, retroaction, retroactive, underaction, underactor, underactive, under-action, actional, Actionee, Actionism, actionist, actionless, actionable, actioner, actionize
  3. decline (7 letter word)
    • plural: declines
    • related terms: predecline, predeclination, redecline, declinal, Declinism, Declinist, declinable, declinate, decliner, declination
  4. deed (4 letter word)
    • plural: deeds
    • related terms: indeed, indure, INDER, counter-deed, misdeed, misdial, redeed, REDEN, redial, redeless, redive, redely, deedful, deedless, deedy
  5. eroding (7 letter word)
    • related terms: noneroding, nonerodent, erodable, erodible, erodent
  6. erosion (7 letter word)
  7. noesis (6 letter word)
    • plural: noeses
  8. process (7 letter word)
  9. room (4 letter word)
    • plural: rooms
    • related terms: anteroom, Multiroom, a-room, foreroom, interroom, underroom, uproom, roomage, roomette, roomful, roomless, roomlet, Roomlike, roomsome, roomy, roomer, roomward, Roomwise
  10. surgery (7 letter word)
  11. wearing (7 letter word)
    • plural: wearings
    • related terms: outwearing, outweary, overwearing, overweary, rewearing, wearish, weary, wearable, wearer
  12. work (4 letter word)
    • plural: works
    • related terms: Antiwork, Nonwork, bework, inwork, a-work, co-work, co-worker, counterwork, counterworker, interwork, outwork, outworker, overwork, Postwork, Prework, rework, Telework, underwork, underworker, underworkman, upwork, workaholic, workful, workless, Worklike, workship, worksome, worky, workable, worker, workman, workmanship, workwoman, Workly, workwise

More generic words for the noun ablation, that have the same number of characters:

  1. activity (8 letter word)
    • plural: activities
    • related terms: bioactivity, Bioactivate, Bioactivation, hyperactivity, hyperaction, hyperactive, hypoactivity, hypoactive, nonactivity, Nonactic, Nonactor, nonaction, nonactive, Proactivity, Psychoactivity, self-activity, self-actor, self-action, self-active, superactivity, superactive, inactivity, inaction, inactive, coactivity, Coactivation, counteractivity, counteracter, counteractor, counteractant, counteraction, counteractive, interactivity, Interactor, interactant, interaction, interactive, overactivity, Overactor, overaction, overactive, photoactivity, photoactive, preactivity, Preactivation, reactivity, Reactivable, reactivate, reactivation, retroactivity, retroaction, retroactive, underactivity, underactor, underaction, underactive, activism, activist, activable, activate, activize, activation

More generic words for the noun ablation, that have more characters:

  1. activeness (10 letter word)
    • plural: activenesses
    • related terms: Hyperactiveness, Proactiveness, semiactiveness, semiactive, superactiveness, superactive, inactiveness, inaction, inactive, exactiveness, exactment, exactness, exactable, exacter, exactor, exaction, exactive, exactly, Interactiveness, overactiveness, Overactor, overaction, overactive, preactiveness, Preactivation, preactivity, reactiveness, Reactivable, reactivate, reactivation, reactivity, Retroactiveness, activism, activist, activable, activate, activize, activation, activity
  2. calculation (11 letter word, one of the longest hypernyms for ablation)
    • plural: calculations
    • related terms: miscalculation, miscalculate, overcalculation, overcalculate, precalculation, precalculable, precalculate, recalculation, recalculate, Undercalculation, calculist, calculable, calculate, calculer, calculous, calculative
  3. cognition (9 letter word)
    • plural: cognitions
    • related terms: Metacognition, noncognition, noncognitive, self-cognition, precognition, precognitive, recognition, recognitor, recognitive, re-cognition, retrocognition, retrocognitive, cognitive
  4. computation (11 letter word, one of the longest hypernyms for ablation)
  5. computing (9 letter word)
  6. diminution (10 letter word)
    • plural: diminutions
    • related terms: prediminution, diminutal, diminutive
  7. knowledge (9 letter word)
    • plural: knowledges
    • related terms: metaknowledge, nonknowledge, self-knowledge, superknowledge, Counterknowledge, foreknowledge, interknowledge, misknowledge, preknowledge, knowledgable
  8. operation (9 letter word)

More generic phrases for the noun ablation:

  1. business activity (17 character phrase)
  2. chemical action (15 character phrase)
  3. chemical change (15 character phrase)
  4. chemical process (16 character phrase)
  5. commercial activity (19 character phrase)
  6. data processing (15 character phrase)
    • related term: data processor
  7. eating away (11 character phrase)
  8. environmental condition (23 characters phrase, the longest phrasal hypernym for ablation)
  9. geologic process (16 character phrase)
  10. geological process (18 character phrase)
  11. hospital room (13 character phrase)
  12. human action (12 character phrase)
  13. human activity (14 character phrase)
  14. medical procedure (17 character phrase)
  15. medical science (15 character phrase)
  16. physical process (16 character phrase)
  17. surgical operation (18 character phrase)
  18. surgical procedure (18 character phrase)
  19. surgical process (16 character phrase)
  20. wearing away (12 character phrase)

Hyponyms of the noun ablation

More specific words for the noun ablation:

  1. adenoidectomy (13 letter word)
    • plural: adenoidectomies
  2. adrenalectomy (13 letter word)
    • plural: adrenalectomies
  3. appendectomy (12 letter word)
    • plural: appendectomies
  4. appendicectomy (14 letter word)
    • plural: appendicectomies
  5. cholecystectomy (15 letter word)
    • plural: cholecystectomies
    • related term: autocholecystectomy
  6. cholelithotomy (14 letter word)
  7. clitoridectomy (14 letter word)
    • plural: clitoridectomies
  8. embolectomy (11 letter word)
    • plural: embolectomies
  9. endarterectomy (14 letter word)
    • plural: endarterectomies
  10. enervation (10 letter word)
    • plural: enervations
    • related terms: enervate, enervous, enervative
  11. hypophysectomy (14 letter word)
    • plural: hypophysectomies
  12. hysterectomy (12 letter word)
    • plural: hysterectomies
    • related term: panhysterectomy
  13. laminectomy (11 letter word)
  14. laryngectomy (12 letter word)
    • plural: laryngectomies
    • related term: hemilaryngectomy
  15. lithotomy (9 letter word)
    • plural: lithotomies
  16. lobectomy (9 letter word)
    • plural: lobectomies
  17. lumpectomy (10 letter word)
    • plural: lumpectomies
  18. mastectomy (10 letter word)
    • plural: mastectomies
  19. mastoidectomy (13 letter word)
    • plural: mastoidectomies
  20. meniscectomy (12 letter word)
  21. nephrectomy (11 letter word)
    • plural: nephrectomies
    • related term: autonephrectomy
  22. neurectomy (10 letter word)
    • plural: neurectomies
  23. oophorectomy (12 letter word)
    • plural: oophorectomies
  24. oophorosalpingectomy (20 letter word, the longest hyponym for ablation)
  25. ophthalmectomy (14 letter word)
  26. orchidectomy (12 letter word)
    • plural: orchidectomies
  27. orchiectomy (11 letter word)
    • plural: orchiectomies
  28. ovariectomy (11 letter word)
    • plural: ovariectomies
  29. pancreatectomy (14 letter word)
    • plural: pancreatectomies
  30. panhysterectomy (15 letter word)
  31. pneumonectomy (13 letter word)
    • plural: pneumonectomies
  32. prostatectomy (13 letter word)
    • plural: prostatectomies
  33. salpingectomy (13 letter word)
    • plural: salpingectomies
  34. septectomy (10 letter word)
  35. sigmoidectomy (13 letter word)
  36. splenectomy (11 letter word)
    • plural: splenectomies
  37. stapedectomy (12 letter word)
    • plural: stapedectomies
  38. suprarenalectomy (16 letter word)
  39. sympathectomy (13 letter word)
    • plural: sympathectomies
  40. thrombectomy (12 letter word)
  41. thyroidectomy (13 letter word)
    • plural: thyroidectomies
    • related terms: hemithyroidectomy, parathyroidectomy
  42. tonsillectomy (13 letter word)
    • plural: tonsillectomies
  43. vasectomy (9 letter word)
    • plural: vasectomies
  44. vulvectomy (10 letter word)

More specific phrases for the noun ablation:

  1. female circumcision (19 character phrase)
  2. lap choly (9 character phrase)
  3. laparoscopic cholecystectomy (28 characters phrase, the longest phrasal hyponym for ablation)
  4. modified radical mastectomy (27 character phrase)
  5. radical hysterectomy (20 character phrase)
  6. radical mastectomy (18 character phrase)
  7. simple mastectomy (17 character phrase)
  8. total hysterectomy (18 character phrase)

Related words for the term ablation, that have fewer characters:

  1. breakup (7 letter word)
  2. buffing (7 letter word)
    • related term: rebuffing
  3. chafe (5 letter word)
    • inflections: chafed, chafing, chafes
    • related terms: achafe, overchafe, rechafe, chafery, chafer
  4. chafing (7 letter word)
    • related terms: overchafing, chafery, chafer
  5. decay (5 letter word)
    • inflections: decayed, decaying, decays
    • related terms: predecay, redecay, decayless
  6. drain (5 letter word)
    • inflections: drained, draining, drains
    • related terms: counterdrain, counter-drain, overdrain, overdrainage, subdrain, subdrainage, underdrain, underdrainage, underdrainer, drainage, drainless, Drainlike, drainable, drainer, drainman
  7. erasure (7 letter word)
  8. filing (6 letter word)
    • related terms: defiling, defilade, defilable, defiler, unfiling, unfilial, unfilling, interfiling, interfilling, misfiling, refiling, refilling, filarian, filial, filelike, file-like, fileable, filer
  9. galling (7 letter word)
    • related terms: ungalling, gallery, gallian, gallic, galline, gallish, Gallite, gall-like, gally, gallate, galler, gallous, gallize, gallant
  10. grazing (7 letter word)
    • related terms: overgrazing, grazeable, grazer
  11. leakage (7 letter word)
    • related term: inleakage
  12. loss (4 letter word)
    • related terms: coloss, colossal, colossian, preloss, lossful, lossless, lossy, losser
  13. rasping (7 letter word)
    • related terms: unrasping, unraspy, raspish, raspite, raspy
  14. removal (7 letter word)
    • related terms: preremoval, re-removal, removable, remover
  15. sanding (7 letter word)
    • related terms: desanding, Desander, sandal, sandless, sandlike, sandling, sandy, Sandable, sander, Sandor, sandman
  16. scrape (6 letter word)
    • inflections: scraped, scraping, scrapes
    • related terms: scrapeage, scraper
  17. scratch (7 letter word)
    • inflections: scratched, scratching, scratches
    • related terms: overscratch, rescratch, scratchless, scratchlike, scratchy, scratchable, scratcher, scratchman
  18. scrub (5 letter word)
    • inflections: scrubbed, scrubbing, scrubs
    • related terms: overscrub, rescrub, underscrub, scrublike, scrubwoman
  19. scuff (5 letter word)
    • inflections: scuffed, scuffing, scuffs
    • related terms: scuffling, scuffy, scuffer, scuffly
  20. shining (7 letter word)
    • related terms: unshining, unshiny, inshining, outshining, outshiner, overshining, reshining, undershining, shineless, shiner
  21. use (3 letter word)
    • inflections: used, using, uses
    • related terms: unuse, unusage, unusable, co-use, disuse, disusage, disusance, foreuse, misuse, misusage, misuser, overuse, Overuser, peruse, perusal, perusable, peruser, reuse, reusable, Reuser, re-use, Re-User, Underuse, usee, useful, useless, usure, useable, user
  22. using (5 letter word)
    • related terms: disusing, disusage, disusance, misusing, misusage, misuser, overusing, Overuser, perusing, perusal, perusable, peruser, reusing, reusable, Reuser, usee, useful, useless, usure, useable, user
  23. wastage (7 letter word)
  24. waste (5 letter word)
    • inflections: wasted, wasting, wastes
    • related terms: awaste, E-Waste, outwaste, wastage, wastern, wastery, wastine, wasty, wastable, waster
  25. wear (4 letter word)
    • inflections: wore, worn, wearing, wears
    • related terms: Cyberwear, Microwear, outwear, outweary, overwear, overweary, rewear, underwear, Underwearless, wearish, weary, wearable, wearer
  26. Ablate (6 letter word)
    • inflections: ablated, ablating, ablates
    • related terms: ablator, ablation, ablative
  27. Ablated (7 letter word)
    • related terms: ablator, ablation, ablative

Related words for the term ablation, that have the same number of characters:

  1. abrasion (8 letter word)
    • related terms: Abrasure, abraser, abrasive
  2. abrasive (8 letter word)
    • related terms: unabrasive, Abrasure, abraser
  3. decrease (8 letter word)
    • inflections: decreased, decreasing, decreases
    • related terms: redecrease, Decreaser
  4. dressing (8 letter word)
    • related terms: undressing, Undressable, outdressing, overdressing, redressing, redressal, redressless, redressment, redressable, redressible, redresser, redressor, redressive, underdressing, dressage, Dressless, dressy, Dressable, dresser
  5. fretting (8 letter word)
    • related terms: unfretting, unfretful, fretful, fretish, fretless, fretsome, fretize, Fretman, fretwise
  6. grinding (8 letter word)
    • related terms: Pregrinding, regrinding, regrinder, grindal, grindery, grindable, grinder
  7. limation (8 letter word)
    • related terms: collimation, collimate, sublimation, sublimish, sublimable, sublimate, sublimer, sublimize, sublimant, sublimity
  8. scouring (8 letter word)
    • related terms: unscouring, outscouring, scourage, scouress, scoury, Scourable, scourer
  9. scraping (8 letter word)
    • related terms: unscraping, scrapeage, scraper
  10. spending (8 letter word)
    • related terms: unspending, unspendable, misspending, misspender, outspending, overspending, overspender, underspending, Spendaholic, spendful, spendless, Spendy, spendable, spendible, spender

Related words for the term ablation, that have more characters:

  1. absorption (10 letter word)
  2. abstraction (11 letter word)
    • related terms: Abstractify, abstractness, abstractable, abstracter, abstractor, abstractive, abstractly
  3. assimilation (12 letter word)
    • related terms: deassimilation, inassimilation, inassimilable, autoassimilation, disassimilation, disassimilate, disassimilative, malassimilation, reassimilation, reassimilate, assimilable, assimilate, assimilative
  4. atomization (11 letter word)
    • related terms: anatomization, anatomic, anatomism, anatomist, anatomy, anatomise, anatomize, anatomisation, atomic, atomics, atomism, atomist, Atomlike, atomy, Atomate, atomise, atomize, atomisation, atomity
  5. attrition (9 letter word)
  6. burnishing (10 letter word)
    • related terms: burnishment, burnishable, burnisher
  7. consumption (11 letter word)
    • related terms: overconsumption, preconsumption, underconsumption, consumptible, consumptive
  8. corrosion (9 letter word)
    • related terms: autocorrosion, corrosible, corrosive
  9. crumbling (9 letter word)
  10. decomposition (13 letter word)
    • related terms: autodecomposition, photodecomposition
  11. decrement (9 letter word)
  12. deduction (9 letter word)
    • related terms: prededuction, rededuction, Deductable, deductible, deductive
  13. degradation (11 letter word)
  14. deliquescence (13 letter word)
    • related term: deliquescent
  15. depletion (9 letter word)
  16. depreciation (12 letter word)
    • related terms: predepreciation, predepreciate, redepreciation, redepreciate, depreciable, depreciate, depreciant, depreciative
  17. detrition (9 letter word)
    • related term: detrital
  18. digestion (9 letter word)
    • related terms: undigestion, undigestable, undigestible, indigestion, indigestible, indigestive, autodigestion, autodigestive, maldigestion, predigestion, redigestion, digestment, digesture, digestible, digester, digestor, digestant, digestive
  19. dilapidation (12 letter word)
    • related term: dilapidate
  20. disintegration (14 letter word)
    • related terms: photodisintegration, photodisintegrate, disintegrable, disintegrate, disintegrous, disintegrant, disintegrity, disintegrative
  21. disjunction (11 letter word)
    • related terms: disjuncture, disjunctor, disjunctive
  22. disorganization (15 letter word)
  23. dissipation (11 letter word)
    • related terms: dissipable, dissipate, dissipative
  24. dissolution (11 letter word)
    • related terms: predissolution, redissolution, dissolutive
  25. evaporation (11 letter word)
    • related terms: Photoevaporation, preevaporation, preevaporate, pre-evaporation, pre-evaporate, re-evaporation, re-evaporate, evaporite, evaporable, evaporate, evaporize, evaporative
  26. exhaustion (10 letter word)
    • related terms: unexhaustion, unexhaustible, unexhaustive, preexhaustion, pre-exhaustion, exhaustless, exhaustable, exhaustible, exhauster, exhaustive, Exhaustly
  27. expending (9 letter word)
    • related terms: expendable, expendible, expender
  28. expenditure (11 letter word)
    • related terms: misexpenditure, overexpenditure, preexpenditure, pre-expenditure
  29. finishing (9 letter word)
    • related terms: photofinishing, photofinisher, refinishing, refinisher, finishable, finisher
  30. impoverishment (14 letter word)
    • related term: impoverisher
  31. incoherence (11 letter word)
    • related term: incoherent
  32. ingestion (9 letter word)
    • related terms: ingestible, ingester, ingestant, ingestive
  33. polishing (9 letter word)
    • related terms: depolishing, repolishing, polishment, Polishness, polishable, polisher
  34. purification (12 letter word)
  35. refinement (10 letter word)
    • related terms: unrefinement, overrefinement, prerefinement, refinage, refinery, refinish, refinable, refinance, refiner
  36. resolution (10 letter word)
    • related terms: irresolution, counterresolution, preresolution, re-resolution, resoluter, resolutive
  37. sandblasting (12 letter word)
    • related term: sandblaster
  38. scratching (10 letter word)
    • related terms: unscratching, unscratchable, scratchless, scratchlike, scratchy, scratchable, scratcher, scratchman
  39. scrubbing (9 letter word)
    • related terms: overscrubbing, rescrubbing, scrublike, scrubwoman
  40. shrinkage (9 letter word)
    • related term: preshrinkage
  41. smoothing (9 letter word)
    • related terms: resmoothing, smoothen, smoothify, smoothish, smoothness, smoothy, smoothable, smoother, smoothly
  42. squandering (11 letter word)
    • related term: squanderer
  43. subduction (10 letter word)
  44. sublation (9 letter word)
    • related term: sublative
  45. subtraction (11 letter word)
    • related terms: subtracter, subtractor, subtractive
  46. wastefulness (12 letter word)
    • related terms: unwastefulness, unwastable, wastage, wastern, wastery, wastine, wasty, wastable, waster
  47. weathering (10 letter word)
  48. Rotoablation (12 letter word)
  49. Cryoablation (12 letter word)
  50. ablator (7 letter word)
    • related terms: ablation, ablative
  51. ablative (8 letter word)
    • related terms: Nonablative, unablative, unably, ablator, ablation

Related phrase for the term ablation, that has the same number of characters:

  1. using up (8 character phrase)

Related phrases for the term ablation, that have more characters:

  1. burning up (10 character phrase)
  2. eating up (9 character phrase)
  3. ravages of time (15 character phrase)
  4. rubbing away (12 character phrase)
  5. taking away (11 character phrase)
  6. wasting away (12 character phrase)
  7. wear and tear (13 character phrase)
  8. wearing down (12 character phrase)
  9. Ablative cooling (16 character phrase)
  10. Ablative material (17 character phrase)
  11. Thermal ablation (16 character phrase)

Phrases with Ablation

  1. Constitutive ablation

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