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1. eliminate

verb. ['ɪˈlɪməˌneɪt'] terminate, end, or take out.

Synonyms

  • knock out
  • destruct
  • destroy
  • decouple
  • except
  • prune
  • omit
  • wipe out
  • leave off
  • take out
  • do away with
  • leave out
  • obliterate
  • cancel out
  • cut
  • rationalize
  • drown
  • extinguish
  • get rid of
  • cut out
  • exclude
  • snuff out

Antonyms

  • birth
  • block
  • recall
  • freeze

Etymology

  • eliminatus (Latin)

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Rhymes with Eliminate

  • discriminate
  • incriminate

How do you pronounce eliminate?

Pronounce eliminate as ɪˈlɪməˌneɪt.

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Sentences with eliminate


1. Verb, base form
Moving the plant to a warmer environment should eliminate the spider mites.

Quotes about eliminate


1. I just felt it was my job to show that there is no easy way to success, and that anyone who gets even just one Top 40 hit deserves their moment in the sun. I accentuate the positive and eliminate the negative. That is the timeless thing.
- Casey Kasem

2. Live life fully while you're here. Experience everything. Take care of yourself and your friends. Have fun, be crazy, be weird. Go out and screw up! You're going to anyway, so you might as well enjoy the process. Take the opportunity to learn from your mistakes: find the cause of your problem and eliminate it. Don't try to be perfect; just be an excellent example of being human.
- Anthony Robbins

3. Faith does not eliminate questions. But faith knows where to take them.
- Elisabeth Elliot, A Chance to Die: The Life and Legacy of Amy Carmichael

2. eliminate

verb. ['ɪˈlɪməˌneɪt'] do away with.

Synonyms

  • rule out
  • close out
  • preclude
  • rid of

Antonyms

  • appear
  • prevent
  • failing
  • stay

Etymology

  • eliminatus (Latin)

3. eliminate

verb. ['ɪˈlɪməˌneɪt'] kill in large numbers.

Synonyms

  • extinguish
  • decimate
  • kill
  • carry off
  • wipe out
  • annihilate

Antonyms

  • engage
  • requisition
  • confine
  • spell

Etymology

  • eliminatus (Latin)

4. eliminate

verb. ['ɪˈlɪməˌneɪt'] eliminate from the body.

Synonyms

  • wee-wee
  • ooze out
  • defecate
  • piddle
  • eject
  • transude
  • exudate
  • barf
  • be sick
  • perspire
  • ooze
  • expel
  • upchuck
  • pee-pee
  • egest
  • make water
  • vomit
  • stool
  • release
  • pass
  • take a shit
  • take a crap
  • sick
  • retch
  • wee
  • discharge
  • exude
  • puke
  • throw up
  • vomit up
  • disgorge
  • piss
  • spend a penny
  • excrete
  • honk
  • micturate
  • sudate
  • evacuate
  • purge
  • shit
  • exhaust
  • spue
  • empty
  • regorge
  • spew
  • ca-ca
  • pee
  • take a leak
  • urinate
  • make
  • relieve oneself
  • sweat
  • crap
  • puddle
  • void
  • cast
  • regurgitate
  • cat
  • pass water

Antonyms

  • enter
  • repatriate
  • clasp
  • enlist

Etymology

  • eliminatus (Latin)

5. eliminate

verb. ['ɪˈlɪməˌneɪt'] dismiss from consideration or a contest.

Synonyms

  • reject
  • rule out

Antonyms

  • survive
  • forbid
  • invalidate

Etymology

  • eliminatus (Latin)

6. eliminate

verb. ['ɪˈlɪməˌneɪt'] remove from a contest or race.

Synonyms

  • beat
  • trounce
  • beat out
  • crush
  • shell

Antonyms

  • disallow
  • decertify
  • recede
  • fail

Etymology

  • eliminatus (Latin)

7. eliminate

verb. ['ɪˈlɪməˌneɪt'] remove (an unknown variable) from two or more equations.

Synonyms

  • withdraw
  • take
  • take away

Antonyms

  • inactivity
  • dematerialize
  • dematerialise
  • stay in place

Etymology

  • eliminatus (Latin)
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