from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- v. To cut; to separate and remove.
- v. To resolve or break up, as by medicines.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- transitive v. To cut; to separate and remove; to resolve or break up, as by medicines.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- To cut into.
- In medicine, to resolve or disperse, as a coagulated humor.
- To fall upon, as a ray of light upon a surface; impinge; have incidence.
- To have effect upon.
Latin incidere; prefix in- in + caedere to cut. See concise, and compare incise. (Wiktionary)