HyperDic: eliminate

English > 7 senses of the word eliminate:
VERBchangeeliminate, extinguish, get rid of, do away withterminate, end, or take out
stativeeliminate, obviate, rid ofdo away with
changeeliminate, annihilate, extinguish, eradicate, wipe out, decimate, carry offkill / kill / kill in large numbers
cognitioneliminate, rule out, winnow out, rejectdismiss from consideration or a contest
bodyeliminate, excrete, egest, passeliminate from the body
competitioneliminateremove from a contest or race
changeeliminateremove (an unknown variable) from two or more equations
eliminate > pronunciation
Soundsihlih'mahney.t
Rhymesabate ... welterweight: 559 rhymes with eyt...
English > eliminate: 7 senses > verb 1, change
MeaningTerminate, end, or take out.
PatternSomebody ----s something; Somebody ----s somebody; Something ----s somebody; Something ----s something
Examples
  • "Let's eliminate the course on Akkadian hieroglyphics"
  • "eliminate my debts"
Synonymsextinguish, get rid of, do away with
Entailed byscreenExamine methodically
Narrowercancel out, wipe outwipe out the effect of something
cut, prune, rationalize, rationaliseweed out unwanted or unnecessary things
cut outDelete or remove
decoupleReduce or eliminate the coupling of (one circuit or part to another)
decoupleEliminate airborne shock waves from (an explosive)
drownGet rid of as if by submerging / submerging
exclude, except, leave out, leave off, omit, take outprevent from being included or considered or accepted
knock outEliminate
obliterateDo away with completely, without leaving a trace
snuff out, extinguishput an end to
Broaderdestroy, destructDo away with, cause the destruction or undoing of
Spanishacabar con, desembarazarse, deshacerse, eliminar, extinguir, librarse de
Catalandesembarassar-se, desempallegar-se, eliminar
Nounseliminationthe murder of a competitor
eliminationthe act of removing or getting rid of something
eliminatoran agent that eliminates something
English > eliminate: 7 senses > verb 2, stative
MeaningDo away with.
PatternSomething ----s something
Synonymsobviate, rid of
Narrowerpreclude, rule out, close outmake impossible, especially beforehand
Oppositenecessitate, ask, postulate, need, require, take, involve, call for, demandrequire as useful, just, or proper
Spanishdeshacerse, eliminar, librarse, obviar
Catalandesfer-se, deslliurar-se, eliminar, obviar
English > eliminate: 7 senses > verb 3, change
Meaningkill / kill / kill in large numbers.
PatternSomebody ----s somebody; Something ----s somebody
ModelThey want to eliminate the prisoners
Synonymsannihilate, extinguish, eradicate, wipe out, decimate, carry off
BroaderkillCause to die
Similar todecimatekill one in every ten, as of mutineers in Roman armies
Spanishanihilar, aniquilar, diezmar, eliminar, erradicar
Catalananihilar, aniquilar, delmar, eliminar, eradicar, erradicar
English > eliminate: 7 senses > verb 4, cognition
Meaningdismiss from consideration or a contest.
PatternSomebody ----s something; Somebody ----s somebody
Example "This possibility can be eliminated from our consideration"
Synonymsrule out, winnow out, reject
Spanishdescartar, eliminar, evitar, rechazar
Catalandescartar, eliminar, evitar, rebutjar
English > eliminate: 7 senses > verb 5, body
MeaningEliminate from the body.
PatternSomebody ----s something
Synonymsexcrete, egest, pass
Narrowerevacuate, void, emptyexcrete or discharge from the body
exude, exudate, transude, ooze out, oozeRelease (a liquid / liquid) in drops or small quantities
make, urinate, piddle, puddle, micturate, piss, pee, pee-pee, make water, relieve oneself, take a leak, spend a penny, wee, wee-wee, pass waterEliminate urine
stool, defecate, shit, take a shit, take a crap, ca-ca, crap, makeHave a bowel movement
sweat, sudate, perspireexcrete perspiration through the pores in the skin
urinatePass after the manner of urine
vomit, vomit up, purge, cast, sick, cat, be sick, disgorge, regorge, retch, puke, barf, spew, spue, chuck, upchuck, honk, regurgitate, throw upEject the contents of the stomach through the mouth
Broaderexhaust, discharge, expel, eject, releaseEliminate (a substance)
Spanisheliminar, excretar
Catalaneliminar, excretar
Nounseliminationthe bodily process of discharging waste matter
English > eliminate: 7 senses > verb 6, competition
MeaningRemove from a contest or race.
PatternSomebody ----s somebody
Example"The cyclist has eliminated all the competitors in the race"
Broaderbeat, beat out, crush, shell, trounce, vanquishCome out better in a competition, race, or conflict
English > eliminate: 7 senses > verb 7, change
MeaningRemove (an unknown variable) from two or more equations.
PatternSomebody ----s something
Categorymathematics, math, mathsA science (or group of related sciences) dealing with the logic / logic of quantity and shape and arrangement
Broaderremove, take, take away, withdrawRemove something concrete, as by lifting, pushing, or taking off, or remove something abstract
Nounseliminationthe act of removing an unknown mathematical quantity by combining equations

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