HyperDic: elimination

English > 5 senses of the word elimination:
NOUNactelimination, riddancethe act of removing or getting rid of something
processelimination, evacuation, excretion, excreting, voidingthe bodily process of discharging waste matter
cognitionelimination, reasoning by eliminationanalysis of a problem into alternative possibilities followed by the systematic rejection of unacceptable alternatives
acteliminationthe act of removing an unknown mathematical quantity by combining equations
actelimination, liquidationthe murder of a competitor
elimination > pronunciation
Soundsihlih.mahney'shahn
RhymesAachen ... Zukerman: 2572 rhymes with ahn...
English > elimination: 5 senses > noun 1, act
MeaningThe act of removing or getting rid of something.
Synonymriddance
Narrowersimplificationelimination of superfluous details
Broaderremoval, remotionThe act of removing
Spanishliberación
Catalanalliberació, alliberament
Verbseliminateterminate, end, or take out
English > elimination: 5 senses > noun 2, process
MeaningThe bodily process of discharging waste matter.
Synonymsevacuation, excretion, excreting, voiding
Narrowerdefecation, laxation, shittingThe elimination of fecal waste through the anus
incontinence, incontinencyinvoluntary urination or defecation
micturition, urinationThe discharge of urine
Broaderdischarge, emission, expellingAny of several bodily processes by which substances go out of the body
Spanishdefecación, deposición, deyección, evacuación, excreción
Catalandefecació, dejecció, deposició, ejecció, evacuació, excreció
Verbseliminateeliminate from the body
English > elimination: 5 senses > noun 3, cognition
MeaningAnalysis of a problem into alternative possibilities followed by the systematic rejection of unacceptable alternatives.
Synonymreasoning by elimination
Broaderanalysis, analytic thinkingThe abstract separation of a whole into its constituent parts in order to study the parts and their relations
Spanisheliminación, razonamiento por eliminación
Catalaneliminació
English > elimination: 5 senses > noun 4, act
MeaningThe act of removing an unknown mathematical quantity by combining equations.
Broaderremoval, remotionThe act of removing
Catalaneliminació
Verbseliminateremove (an unknown variable) from two or more equations
English > elimination: 5 senses > noun 5, act
MeaningThe murder of a competitor.
Synonymliquidation
Broadermurder, slaying, executionunlawful premeditated killing of a human being by a human being
Spanisheliminación, liquidación
Catalanliquidació
Verbseliminateterminate, end, or take out

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