Meaning of ELIMINATE in English


vt to cause to disappear from an equation; as, to eliminate an unknown quantity.

2. eliminate ·vt to set aside as unimportant in a process of inductive inquiry; to leave out of consideration.

3. eliminate ·vt to obtain by separating, as from foreign matters; to deduce; as, to eliminate an idea or a conclusion.

4. eliminate ·vt to put out of doors; to expel; to discharge; to release; to set at liberty.

5. eliminate ·vt to separate; to expel from the system; to excrete; as, the kidneys eliminate urea, the lungs carbonic acid; to eliminate poison from the system.

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