elide


Also found in: Thesaurus, Legal, Acronyms, Wikipedia.
Related to elide: elision, Elidel

e·lide

 (ĭ-līd′)
tr.v. e·lid·ed, e·lid·ing, e·lides
1.
a. To omit or slur over (a syllable, for example) in pronunciation.
b. To strike out (something written).
2.
a. To eliminate or leave out of consideration.
b. To cut short; abridge.

[Latin ēlīdere, to strike out : ē-, ex-, ex- + laedere, to strike.]

elide

(ɪˈlaɪd)
vb
(Phonetics & Phonology) phonetics to undergo or cause to undergo elision
[C16: from Latin ēlīdere to knock, from laedere to hit, wound]
eˈlidible adj

e•lide

(ɪˈlaɪd)

v.t. e•lid•ed, e•lid•ing.
1. to omit (a vowel, consonant, or syllable) in pronunciation.
2. to abridge.
3. to delete (a written word or passage).
4. to ignore; pass over.
[1585–95; < Latin ēlīdere to crush, knock out, elide =ē- e- + -līdere, comb. form of laedere to injure]

elide


Past participle: elided
Gerund: eliding

Imperative
elide
elide
Present
I elide
you elide
he/she/it elides
we elide
you elide
they elide
Preterite
I elided
you elided
he/she/it elided
we elided
you elided
they elided
Present Continuous
I am eliding
you are eliding
he/she/it is eliding
we are eliding
you are eliding
they are eliding
Present Perfect
I have elided
you have elided
he/she/it has elided
we have elided
you have elided
they have elided
Past Continuous
I was eliding
you were eliding
he/she/it was eliding
we were eliding
you were eliding
they were eliding
Past Perfect
I had elided
you had elided
he/she/it had elided
we had elided
you had elided
they had elided
Future
I will elide
you will elide
he/she/it will elide
we will elide
you will elide
they will elide
Future Perfect
I will have elided
you will have elided
he/she/it will have elided
we will have elided
you will have elided
they will have elided
Future Continuous
I will be eliding
you will be eliding
he/she/it will be eliding
we will be eliding
you will be eliding
they will be eliding
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been eliding
you have been eliding
he/she/it has been eliding
we have been eliding
you have been eliding
they have been eliding
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been eliding
you will have been eliding
he/she/it will have been eliding
we will have been eliding
you will have been eliding
they will have been eliding
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been eliding
you had been eliding
he/she/it had been eliding
we had been eliding
you had been eliding
they had been eliding
Conditional
I would elide
you would elide
he/she/it would elide
we would elide
you would elide
they would elide
Past Conditional
I would have elided
you would have elided
he/she/it would have elided
we would have elided
you would have elided
they would have elided
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Verb1.elide - leave or strike out; "This vowel is usually elided before a single consonant"
drop - omit (a letter or syllable) in speaking or writing; " New Englanders drop their post-vocalic r's"
exclude, leave out, omit, leave off, except, take out - prevent from being included or considered or accepted; "The bad results were excluded from the report"; "Leave off the top piece"
Translations

elide

[ɪˈlaɪd]
A. VT [+ vowel, syllable] → elidir
B. VI [vowel, syllable] → elidirse

elide

[ɪˈlaɪd] vt
(LINGUISTICS) (= contract) [+ word] → élider

elide

[ɪˈlaɪd] vt (Ling) → elidere
References in periodicals archive ?
Elide 2011's and Elide 2012's portfolios consist of loans secured by mortgages or by guarantors while Elide 2014's portfolio only comprises loans backed by mortgages.
To invoke a widely employed distinction which Turner's study compels us to treat as a historical result, an assumed opposition between intellectual and manual work elides the many relations between early modern mechanical arts, poetics, and dramatic practice, especially at the epistemological level.
Such an omission calls attention not only to the essay's disregard of all recent feminist Bowen criticism and scholarship, but to the ways the homoerotic focus can elide the centrality of cultural and political identities.
The fledgling physician learns to hide his ignorance, to dissemble his fear, to elide his vulnerability.
Elide Faberge has launched a range of body sprays with a scent for each Spice Girl.
An original narrative concerning Samuel, Saul, and David, now constituting the bulk of both books, and emanating from an Elide group (possibly Abiathar) contemporary with David, was subjected to an extensive revision by a member of the Zadokite family shortly after the division of the Davidic-Solomonic kingdom.
Indeed, it is precisely the kind of generalization with which this review opens that, for Harper, runs the risk of coopting the specific experiences of disempowered groups to describe a general cultural condition, a move that threatens to elide the significant social, political, and material differences among members of the general culture.
The statement that '"reality" is only ever discourse' makes the anthology vulnerable to the potential rebuke that postmodernism can all too effectively elide political questions.
Many readers will find Bartels's use of terms such as |imperialist' and |colonialist' anachronistic for this period, and reservations may be expressed over blanket categories such as |alien', which elide important differences; there are essentialist labels, too, which reduce variety to ideology.
Which brings me to the main issue that the articles you reviewed managed to elide.
But while Ingenthron may choose to elide stability of meaning, he still provides the context of mood; whatever attachment you append to the figure, it remains frozen in a kind of pathetic ballet position.
In or to reserve a superior position relative to other African Americans, Alice uses the security of her social standing to elide Bob's moral contradictions in terms of race, smoothing over his fear of a racial apocalypse.