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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.]
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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
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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]
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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
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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"
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Translations

elide

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

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

[ɪˈlaɪd] vt (Ling) → elidere
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