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  Definition of eliminate
  1. eliminate from the body; "Pass a kidney stone"
  2. kill in large numbers; "the plague wiped out an entire population"
  3. terminate or take out; "Let''s eliminate the course on Akkadian hieroglyphics"
  4. remove (an unknown variable) from two or more equations
  5. dismiss from consideration; "John was ruled out as a possible suspect because he had a strong alibi"; "This possibility can be eliminated from our consideration"
  6. remove from a contest or race; "The cyclist has eliminated all the competitors in the race"
  7. do away with
Similar Words: excrete, egest, pass, annihilate, extinguish, eradicate, wipe out, decimate, carry off, get rid of, do away with, rule out, reject, obviate, rid of

 

Hyponyms: sweat, sudate, perspire, exude, exudate, transude, ooze out, ooze, make, urinate, piddle, puddle, micturate, pee, pee-pee, make water, relieve oneself, take a leak, spend a penny, wee, wee-wee, pass water, evacuate, void, empty, stool, defecate, take a crap, ca-ca, crap, vomit, vomit up, purge, cast, sick, cat, be sick, disgorge, regorge, retch, puke, barf, spew, spue, chuck, upchuck, honk, regurgitate, throw up, cancel out, wipe out, decouple, obliterate, knock out, drown, cut out, cut, prune, rationalize, rationalise, snuff out, extinguish, exclude, except, leave out, leave off, omit, take out, preclude, rule out, close out

 

Grouped Verbs: decimate

 

Derivational Morphology: passage, passing, elimination, evacuation, excretion, excreting, voiding, decimation, destruction, demolition, wipeout, extinction, extermination, annihilation, disintegration, obliteration, annihilator, riddance, liquidation, eliminator, obviation, forestalling, preclusion

 

Anagrams: Melanitta, lineament, alinement, alimental

 

 
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