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Verb: eliminate  i'li-mu,neyt
  1. Terminate, end, or take out
    "Let's eliminate the course on Akkadian hieroglyphics"; "eliminate my debts";
    - extinguish, get rid of, do away with
     
  2. Do away with
    - obviate, rid of
     
  3. Kill in large numbers
    "the plague eliminated an entire population";
    - annihilate, extinguish, eradicate, wipe out, decimate, carry off
     
  4. Dismiss from consideration or a contest
    "This possibility can be eliminated from our consideration";
    - rule out, winnow out, reject
     
  5. Expel from the body
    "eliminate a kidney stone";
    - excrete, egest, pass
     
  6. Remove from a contest or race
    "The cyclist has eliminated all the competitors in the race"
     
  7. (mathematics) remove (an unknown variable) from two or more equations

Derived forms: eliminating, eliminates, eliminated

Type of: beat, beat out, crush, destroy, destruct, discharge, eject, exhaust, expel, kill, release, remove, shell, spifflicate, spiflicate, take, take away, trounce, vanquish, withdraw