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Definition 1: eliminate from the body - [verb of body]

Samples where eliminate or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • Pass a kidney stone

Synonyms for eliminate in the sense of this definition

(eliminate is a kind of ...) eliminate (a substance)

"combustion products are exhausted in the engine" "the plant releases a gas"

(... is a kind of eliminate ) excrete perspiration through the pores in the skin

"Exercise makes one sweat"

(... is a kind of eliminate ) release (a liquid) in drops or small quantities

"exude sweat through the pores"

(... is a kind of eliminate ) eliminate urine

"Again, the cat had made on the expensive rug"

(... is a kind of eliminate ) pass after the manner of urine

"The sick men urinated blood"

(... is a kind of eliminate ) excrete or discharge from the body

(... is a kind of eliminate ) have a bowel movement

"The dog had made in the flower beds"

(... is a kind of eliminate ) eject the contents of the stomach through the mouth

"After drinking too much, the students vomited" "He purged continuously" "The patient regurgitated the food we gave him last night"

Definition 2: kill in large numbers - [verb of change]

Samples where eliminate or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • the plague wiped out an entire population

Synonyms for eliminate in the sense of this definition

(eliminate is a kind of ...) cause to die; put to death, usually intentionally or knowingly

"This man killed several people when he tried to rob a bank" "The farmer killed a pig for the holidays"

(eliminate has a similar meaning as ...) kill one in every ten, as of mutineers in Roman armies

Definition 3: terminate, end, or take out - [verb of change]

Samples where eliminate or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • Let's eliminate the course on Akkadian hieroglyphics
  • Socialism extinguished these archaic customs
  • eliminate my debts

Synonyms for eliminate in the sense of this definition

(eliminate is a kind of ...) do away with, cause the destruction or undoing of

"The fire destroyed the house"

(... is a kind of eliminate ) prevent from being included or considered or accepted

"The bad results were excluded from the report" "Leave off the top piece"

(... is a kind of eliminate ) put an end to; kill

"The Nazis snuffed out the life of many Jewish children"

(... is a kind of eliminate ) weed out unwanted or unnecessary things

"We had to lose weight, so we cut the sugar from our diet"

(... is a kind of eliminate ) delete or remove

"Cut out the extra text" "cut out the newspaper article"

(... is a kind of eliminate ) get rid of as if by submerging

"She drowned her trouble in alcohol"

(... is a kind of eliminate ) eliminate

"knock out a target"

(... is a kind of eliminate ) do away with completely, without leaving a trace

(... is a kind of eliminate ) eliminate airborne shock waves from (an explosive)

(... is a kind of eliminate ) reduce or eliminate the coupling of (one circuit or part to another)

(... is a kind of eliminate ) wipe out the effect of something

"The new tax effectively cancels out my raise" "The `A' will cancel out the `C' on your record"

Definition 4: remove (an unknown variable) from two or more equations - [verb of change]

(eliminate is a kind of ...) remove something concrete, as by lifting, pushing, or taking off, or remove something abstract

"remove a threat" "remove a wrapper" "Remove the dirty dishes from the table" "take the gun from your pocket" "This machine withdraws heat from the environment"

(eliminate belongs to category ...) a science (or group of related sciences) dealing with the logic of quantity and shape and arrangement

Definition 5: dismiss from consideration or a contest - [verb of cognition]

Samples where eliminate or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • John was ruled out as a possible suspect because he had a strong alibi
  • This possibility can be eliminated from our consideration

Synonyms for eliminate in the sense of this definition

Definition 6: remove from a contest or race - [verb of competition]

Samples where eliminate or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • The cyclist has eliminated all the competitors in the race

(eliminate is a kind of ...) come out better in a competition, race, or conflict

"Agassi beat Becker in the tennis championship" "We beat the competition" "Harvard defeated Yale in the last football game"

Definition 7: do away with - [verb of stative]

Synonyms for eliminate in the sense of this definition

(... is a kind of eliminate ) make impossible, especially beforehand

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