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e·lim·i·nate

eliminate

 
 
pronunciation:
lI mih neIt
part of speech: verb
inflections: eliminates, eliminating, eliminated
definition 1: to get rid of or destroy.
He is trying to eliminate weeds from his garden.
 
synonyms:
do away with, remove
similar words:
abolish, annihilate, cancel, delete, destroy, discard, dispel, dispose of, eradicate, erase, exterminate, extinguish, kill
definition 2: to decide to leave out; remove from the set of choices.
Because he cheated, the judges eliminated him from the contest.
synonyms:
remove
similar words:
banish, delete, exclude, omit, reject, rule out, weed out