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Merriam-Webster Online Dictionary
eliminate (verb)
transitive verb
1.
a) to put an end to or get rid of - remove eliminate errors
b) to remove from consideration - eliminate someone as a suspect
c) to remove from further competition by defeating - the team was eliminated in the first round of the playoffs
2.
to expel (as waste) from the living body
3.
intransitive verb
to cause (as an unknown) to disappear by combining two or more mathematical equations to expel waste from the living body
Merriam-Webster Online Thesaurus
eliminate (verb)
to prevent the participation, consideration, or inclusion of
SYNONIMS:
ban, bar, close out, count (out), debar, eliminate, except, freeze out, rule out, shut out
RELATED WORDS:
blackball, blacklist, excommunicate, ostracize; banish, deport, exile, expel, oust, throw out; obviate, preclude, prevent, prohibit; block, hinder, impede, obstruct; cease, discontinue, halt, suspend; deter, stave off, ward (off); check off, disregard; comb (out), weed (out)
NEAR ANTONYMS:
accept, embrace, entertain, receive, take in, welcome; unban
admit, include
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