Meaning of ELIMINATE in English
v.tr. 1 remove, get rid of. 2 exclude from consideration; ignore as irrelevant. 3 exclude from further participation in a competition etc. on defeat. 4 Physiol. discharge (waste matter). 5 Chem. remove (a simpler substance) from a compound. 6 Algebra remove (a quantity) by combining equations. eliminable adj. elimination n. eliminator n. eliminatory adj.
[ L eliminare (as E-, limen liminis threshold) ]
Concise Oxford English dictionary. Краткий оксфордский словарь английского языка. 2012