Meaning of ELIMINATE in English

ELIMINATE

[verb] [T] - to remove or take awayA move towards healthy eating could help eliminate heart disease.We eliminated the possibility that it could have been an accident because it was so well timed.He was eliminated (= defeated and so unable to continue) in/after the third round of the competition.The police eliminated him from their enquiries (= decided that he was not guilty).(slang) To eliminate can mean to murder.A police officer was accused of helping a drug gang eliminate rivals.

Cambridge English vocab.      Кембриджский английский словарь.