Meaning of ELIMINATE in English

ELIMINATE

verb

ADVERB

▪ altogether , completely , entirely , totally

The risk cannot be ~d altogether.

This procedure does not completely ~ the possibility of an accident.

▪ almost , nearly , practically , virtually

▪ largely

▪ effectively , essentially

Getting this job has effectively ~d his financial worries.

▪ successfully

▪ possibly , potentially

▪ eventually , ultimately

a policy that they claim will eventually ~ corruption in the industry

▪ gradually

▪ quickly , rapidly

▪ immediately

VERB + ELIMINATE

▪ seek to , take steps to , try to

▪ help (to)

▪ be designed to

The single market is designed to ~ barriers to free movement.

▪ be impossible to

PREPOSITION

▪ from

Try to ~ fatty foods from your diet.

Eliminate is used with these nouns as the object: ↑ ambiguity , ↑ backlog , ↑ barrier , ↑ bias , ↑ bureaucracy , ↑ chance , ↑ clutter , ↑ competition , ↑ confusion , ↑ corruption , ↑ debt , ↑ deficit , ↑ delay , ↑ discrimination , ↑ disparity , ↑ distraction , ↑ duplication , ↑ effect , ↑ emission , ↑ enemy , ↑ error , ↑ exemption , ↑ fat , ↑ gap , ↑ guesswork , ↑ hassle , ↑ hazard , ↑ incentive , ↑ inefficiency , ↑ influence , ↑ interference , ↑ job , ↑ middleman , ↑ mistake , ↑ need , ↑ odour , ↑ penalty , ↑ pollution , ↑ possibility , ↑ poverty , ↑ practice , ↑ prejudice , ↑ problem , ↑ reliance , ↑ requirement , ↑ restriction , ↑ risk , ↑ rival , ↑ subsidy , ↑ suffering , ↑ tariff , ↑ tax , ↑ taxation , ↑ threat , ↑ uncertainty , ↑ vestige , ↑ waste

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