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eliminate

verb

1 eliminate

Terminate, end, or take out:
— Let's eliminate the course on Akkadian hieroglyphics.
— Eliminate my debts.

synonyms: do away with, extinguish, get rid of.

Roget 297: give exit, give vent to; let out, give out, pour out, squeeze out, send out; dispatch, despatch; exhale, excern, excrete; embogue; secrete, ... show more

Roget 42: render simple etc. adj.; simplify.    sift, winnow, bolt, eliminate; exclude, get rid of; clear; purify etc. (clean) ... show more



2 eliminate

Do away with.

synonyms: obviate, rid of.

3 eliminate

Kill in large numbers.

synonyms: annihilate, carry off, decimate, eradicate, extinguish, wipe out.

Roget 103: be few etc. adj.. render few etc. adj.; reduce, diminish the number, weed, eliminate, cull, thin, decimate.   

Roget 301: extract, draw; take out, draw out, pull out, tear out, pluck out, pick out, get out; wring from, wrench; extort; root up, weed up, ... show more

Roget 38: subduct, subtract; deduct, deduce; bate, retrench; remove, withdraw, take from, take away; detract.    garble, mutilate, amputate, ... show more

Dutch: annihileren, vernietigen

4 eliminate

Dismiss from consideration or a contest:
— This possibility can be eliminated from our consideration.

synonyms: reject, rule out, winnow out.

Roget 55: be excluded from &c.; exclude, bar; leave out, shut out, bar out; reject, repudiate, blackball; lay apart, put apart, set apart, ... show more

5 eliminate

Eliminate from the body.

synonyms: egest, excrete, pass.

Dutch: afscheiden, uitscheiden

6 eliminate

Remove from a contest or race.

7 eliminate

Remove (an unknown variable) from two or more equations.


Moby thesaurus: abandon, abscind, abstract, amputate, annihilate, assassinate, ban, bar, bate, blow, blow out, bob, cast, cast aside, cast away, cast off, cast out, chuck, clean out, clear ... show more.

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