Definitions for eliminate

Definitions for (verb) eliminate

Main entry: pass, egest, excrete, eliminate

Definition: eliminate from the body

Usage: Pass a kidney stone

Main entry: carry off, wipe out, extinguish, eliminate, eradicate, decimate, annihilate

Definition: kill in large numbers

Usage: the plague wiped out an entire population

Main entry: 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

Main entry: eliminate

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

Main entry: eliminate, rule out, reject, winnow out

Definition: dismiss from consideration or a contest

Usage: John was ruled out as a possible suspect because he had a strong alibi; This possibility can be eliminated from our consideration

Main entry: eliminate

Definition: remove from a contest or race

Usage: The cyclist has eliminated all the competitors in the race

Main entry: eliminate, obviate, rid of

Definition: do away with

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