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1. elimination

noun. ['ɪˌlɪməˈneɪʃən'] the act of removing or getting rid of something.

Synonyms

  • removal
  • simplification
  • remotion

Antonyms

  • enlist
  • fill
  • charge
  • discipline

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Words that Rhyme with Elimination

  • deinstitutionalization
  • institutionalization
  • self-congratulation
  • antidiscrimination
  • telecommunication
  • nondiscrimination
  • misrepresentation
  • mischaracterization
  • internationalization
  • industrialization
  • decriminalization
  • transillumination
  • self-determination
  • renationalization
  • recapitalization
  • prestidigitation
  • misinterpretation
  • misidentification
  • miscommunication
  • experimentation
  • excommunication
  • disqualification
  • discontinuation
  • denationalization
  • decentralization
  • transplantation
  • singularization
  • self-perpetuation
  • securitization
  • reinterpretation

Example sentences of the word elimination


1. Noun, singular or mass
A food elimination diet can help determine if your cat has a food allergy.

Quotes containing the word elimination


1. The sculptor produces the beautiful statue by chipping away such parts of the marble block as are not needed - it is a process of elimination.
- Elbert Hubbard

2. Honesty may be the best policy, but it's important to remember that apparently, by elimination, dishonesty is the second-best policy.
- George Carlin

3. Picking my topics is sort of a process of elimination for me. Most things don't work for me. I like to cover science and unexpected things happening in labs. Also, theoretical research doesn't work for my style. I need scenes and interactions. Then, humor. I'm having the most fun when I can have fun with my work.
- Mary Roach

2. elimination

noun. ['ɪˌlɪməˈneɪʃən'] the murder of a competitor.

Synonyms

  • slaying
  • execution
  • liquidation

Antonyms

  • gather
  • convict
  • invest
  • mobilize

3. elimination

noun. ['ɪˌlɪməˈneɪʃən'] analysis of a problem into alternative possibilities followed by the systematic rejection of unacceptable alternatives.

Synonyms

  • reasoning by elimination
  • analysis

Antonyms

  • chemical action
  • biosynthesis
  • chemical change

4. elimination

noun. ['ɪˌlɪməˈneɪʃən'] the act of removing an unknown mathematical quantity by combining equations.

Synonyms

  • remotion

Antonyms

  • chemical process
  • chemosynthesis

5. elimination

noun. ['ɪˌlɪməˈneɪʃən'] the bodily process of discharging waste matter.

Synonyms

  • defecation
  • emission
  • expelling
  • shitting
  • excretion
  • evacuation
  • discharge
  • voiding
  • incontinence
  • incontinency
  • urination
  • micturition
  • excreting

Antonyms

  • biogenesis
  • logical thinking
  • abstract thought
  • deduction
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