Synonyms to rule out

amputate, abscind, annihilate, ax, ban, bar, bisect, bob, butcher, carve, chop, cleave, clip, crop, cull, cut, cut away, cut in two, cut off, cut out, dichotomize, dissever, dock, eliminate, enucleate, eradicate, except, excise, exclude, extinguish, extirpate, fissure, gash, hack, halve, hew, incise, isolate, jigsaw, knock off, lance, lop, mutilate, nip, pare, peel, pick out, prune, rend, rive, root out, saw, scissor, set apart, set aside, sever, shave, shear, slash, slice, slit, snip, split, stamp out, strike off, strip, strip off, sunder, take off, take out, tear, truncate, whittle, wipe out, abate, abolish, abrogate, annul, bereave of life, blot out, bring to naught, cancel, carry away, carry off, chloroform, cut down, decimate, demolish, deprive of life, deracinate, destroy, dispatch, dispose of, do away with, do for, do to death, efface, end, erase, execute, expunge, exterminate, finish, finish off, immolate, invalidate, kill, knock