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Synonyms for eliminate

Synonyms for (verb) eliminate

Synonyms: pass, egest, excrete, eliminate Definition: eliminate from the body Usage: Pass a kidney stone

Similar words: exhaust, expel, eject, discharge, release Definition: eliminate (a substance) Usage: combustion products are exhausted in the engine; the plant releases a gas

Synonyms: carry off, wipe out, extinguish, eliminate, eradicate, decimate, annihilate Definition: kill in large numbers Usage: the plague wiped out an entire population

Similar words: kill Definition: cause to die; put to death, usually intentionally or knowingly Usage: This man killed several people when he tried to rob a bank; The farmer killed a pig for the holidays

Synonyms: do away with, eliminate, extinguish, get rid of Definition: terminate, end, or take out Usage: Let's eliminate the course on Akkadian hieroglyphics; Socialism extinguished these archaic customs; eliminate my debts

Similar words: destroy, destruct Definition: do away with, cause the destruction or undoing of Usage: The fire destroyed the house

Synonyms: eliminate Definition: remove (an unknown variable) from two or more equations

Similar words: remove, withdraw, take, take away Definition: remove something concrete, as by lifting, pushing, or taking off, or remove something abstract Usage: remove a threat; remove a wrapper; Remove the dirty dishes from the table; take the gun from your pocket; This machine withdraws heat from the environment

Synonyms: eliminate Definition: remove from a contest or race Usage: The cyclist has eliminated all the competitors in the race

Similar words: trounce, crush, vanquish, shell, beat, beat out Definition: come out better in a competition, race, or conflict Usage: Agassi beat Becker in the tennis championship; We beat the competition; Harvard defeated Yale in the last football game