Meaning of ELIMINATE in English

ELIMINATE

[ ɪ'lɪmɪneɪt ]

■ verb

1》 completely remove or get rid of.

↘reject or exclude from consideration or further participation.

2》 Chemistry generate (a simple substance) as a product in the course of a reaction involving larger molecules.

Derivatives

eliminable adjective

elimination noun

eliminator noun

eliminatory adjective

Origin

C16: from L. eliminat- , eliminare 'turn out of doors'.

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