Definitions for eliminate
Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word eliminate.
extinguish, eliminate, get rid of, do away withverb
terminate, end, or take out
"Let's eliminate the course on Akkadian hieroglyphics"; "Socialism extinguished these archaic customs"; "eliminate my debts"
obviate, rid of, eliminateverb
do away with
eliminate, annihilate, extinguish, eradicate, wipe out, decimate, carry offverb
kill in large numbers
"the plague wiped out an entire population"
rule out, eliminate, winnow out, rejectverb
dismiss from consideration or a contest
"John was ruled out as a possible suspect because he had a strong alibi"; "This possibility can be eliminated from our consideration"
excrete, egest, eliminate, passverb
eliminate from the body
"Pass a kidney stone"
remove from a contest or race
"The cyclist has eliminated all the competitors in the race"
remove (an unknown variable) from two or more equations
To kill (a person or animal).
To excrete (waste products).
To exclude (from investigation or from further competition).
To record amounts in a consolidation statement to remove the effects of inter-company transactions.
Etymology: From eliminatus, past participle of eliminare, from e + limen, akin to limes; see limit.
to put out of doors; to expel; to discharge; to release; to set at liberty
to cause to disappear from an equation; as, to eliminate an unknown quantity
to set aside as unimportant in a process of inductive inquiry; to leave out of consideration
to obtain by separating, as from foreign matters; to deduce; as, to eliminate an idea or a conclusion
to separate; to expel from the system; to excrete; as, the kidneys eliminate urea, the lungs carbonic acid; to eliminate poison from the system
Etymology: [L. eliminatus, p. p. of eliminare; e out + limen threshold; prob. akin to limes boundary. See Limit.]
Chambers 20th Century Dictionary
ē-lim′in-āt, v.t. to thrust out: to remove, cancel: to leave out of consideration.—adj. Elim′inable.—n. Eliminā′tion. [L. eliminăre, -ātum—e, out, limen, liminis, a threshold.]
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Rank popularity for the word 'eliminate' in Verbs Frequency: #641
The numerical value of eliminate in Chaldean Numerology is: 2
The numerical value of eliminate in Pythagorean Numerology is: 7
We completed our military preparations. We are determined to take steps on The YPG. We will soon move to eliminate terror groups in Syria.
Development banks and their member states can't hope to achieve sustainable development or eliminate poverty if their investments are contributing to human rights violations or if those who are meant to benefit from development find themselves subjected to abuse.
Among these are urging the use of repellents and vigilance of spaces prone to accumulate water in order to eliminate them and avoid the breeding of the mosquito.
Right living is the best way to eliminate suffering
Deepen de-radicalization work, strengthen management of religion in accordance with the law, have targeted propaganda and persuasive education to eliminate the atmosphere for radical religion.
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- премахвам, елиминирам, убивамBulgarian
- eliminarCatalan, Valencian
- odstranit, eliminovatCzech
- beseitigen, eliminieren, umbringen, zerstörenGerman
- matar, eliminarSpanish
- likwidować, zlikwidowaćPolish
- уничтожать, Устранить, уничтожить, ликвидироватьRussian
- zhduk, eliminoj, asgjësojAlbanian
- loại bỏVietnamese
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