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e·lim·i·nate

 (ĭ-lĭm′ə-nāt′)
tr.v. e·lim·i·nat·ed, e·lim·i·nat·ing, e·lim·i·nates
1. To get rid of; remove: an effort to eliminate homelessness; eliminated his enemies.
2.
a. To leave out or omit from consideration; reject: For now, let's eliminate from the discussion the possibility of failure.
b. To remove from consideration by defeating, as in a contest.
3. Mathematics To remove (an unknown quantity) by combining equations.
4. Physiology To excrete (bodily wastes).

[Latin ēlīmināre, ēlīmināt-, to banish : ē-, ex-, ex- + līmen, līmin-, threshold.]

e·lim′i·na′tion n.
e·lim′i·na′tive, e·lim′i·na·to′ry (-nə-tôr′ē) adj.
e·lim′i·na′tor n.
Synonyms: eliminate, eradicate, extirpate
These verbs mean to nullify someone as a factor or cause an activity or condition to come to an end, especially by using drastic methods: eliminated all opposition; eradicate guerrilla activity; policies that attempt to extirpate drug abuse.

elimination

(ɪˌlɪmɪˈneɪʃən)
n
1. the act of eliminating or the state of being eliminated
2. (Logic) logic (qualified by the name of an operation) a syntactic rule specifying the conditions under which a formula or statement containing the specified operation may permit the derivation of others that do not contain it: conjunction-elimination; universal elimination.
3. (Chemistry) chem a type of chemical reaction involving the loss of a simple molecule, such as water or carbon dioxide

e•lim•i•na•tion

(ɪˌlɪm əˈneɪ ʃən)

n.
1. the act of eliminating or the state of being eliminated.
2. the process of solving a system of simultaneous equations by using various techniques to remove the variables successively.
3. (in a tournament) a contest in which an individual or team is eliminated after one defeat.
[1595–1605]
e•lim′i•na`tor, n.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.elimination - the act of removing or getting rid of somethingelimination - the act of removing or getting rid of something
remotion, removal - the act of removing; "he had surgery for the removal of a malignancy"
simplification - elimination of superfluous details
2.elimination - the bodily process of discharging waste matterelimination - the bodily process of discharging waste matter
defecation, laxation, shitting - the elimination of fecal waste through the anus
expelling, discharge, emission - any of several bodily processes by which substances go out of the body; "the discharge of pus"
incontinence, incontinency - involuntary urination or defecation
micturition, urination - the discharge of urine
3.elimination - analysis of a problem into alternative possibilities followed by the systematic rejection of unacceptable alternatives
analytic thinking, analysis - the abstract separation of a whole into its constituent parts in order to study the parts and their relations
4.elimination - the act of removing an unknown mathematical quantity by combining equations
remotion, removal - the act of removing; "he had surgery for the removal of a malignancy"
5.elimination - the murder of a competitor
murder, slaying, execution - unlawful premeditated killing of a human being by a human being

elimination

noun removal, end, withdrawal, taking away, disposal, abolition, purging, termination, eradication, banishment the prohibition and elimination of chemical weapons

elimination

noun
1. The act or process of eliminating:
2. The act of getting rid of something useless or used up:
3. The act or process of discharging bodily wastes or foreign substances:
Medicine: catharsis.
Translations
إبْعاد، إقْصاء، حَذْف، إزالَه
elimineringfjernelseudeladelse
kiesés
útsláttur; útrÿming

elimination

[ɪˌlɪmɪˈneɪʃən]
A. N (= suppression) → supresión f, eliminación f; (= being eliminated) → eliminación f
by process of eliminationpor eliminación
B. CPD elimination round Neliminatoria f

elimination

[ɪˌlɪmɪˈneɪʃən] n
(= eradication) [poverty, discrimination, toxins, nuclear weapons] → élimination f
elimination of sth from sth → élimination de qch de qch
the total elimination of sth from sth → l'éradication f de qch dans qch
[candidate, team] → élimination f
elimination of sb from sth [+ competition] → élimination f de qn de qch
[possibility] → élimination f
by a process of elimination → par élimination

elimination

n
(= removal)Ausschluss m, → Ausscheidung f; (of competitor)Ausschaltung f; (of inflation, poverty, waste)Beendung f; (of danger, problem)Beseitigung f; (Physiol) → Ausscheidung f, → Elimination f (spec); (Math) → Elimination f; by (a) process of eliminationdurch negative Auslese; our elimination by the German teamdie Ausschaltung unserer Mannschaft durch die deutsche
(= killing: of enemy) → Ausschaltung f, → Eliminierung f

elimination

[ɪˌlɪmɪˈneɪʃn] neliminazione f
by process of elimination → per eliminazione

eliminate

(iˈlimineit) verb
to get rid of; to omit or exclude. He was eliminated from the tennis match in the first round.
eˌlimiˈnation noun

e·lim·i·na·tion

n. eliminación; exclusión.

elimination

n eliminación f
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