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Meaning of word eliminate from English dictionary with examples, synonyms and antonyms.

eliminate   verb

Meaning : Terminate, end, or take out.

Example : Let's eliminate the course on Akkadian hieroglyphics.
Socialism extinguished these archaic customs.
Eliminate my debts.

Synonyms : do away with, extinguish, get rid of

Meaning : Do away with.

Synonyms : obviate, rid of

Require as useful, just, or proper.

It takes nerve to do what she did.
Success usually requires hard work.
This job asks a lot of patience and skill.
This position demands a lot of personal sacrifice.
This dinner calls for a spectacular dessert.
This intervention does not postulate a patient's consent.
ask, call for, demand, involve, necessitate, need, postulate, require, take

Meaning : Kill in large numbers.

Example : The plague wiped out an entire population.

Synonyms : annihilate, carry off, decimate, eradicate, extinguish, wipe out

Meaning : Dismiss from consideration or a contest.

Example : John was ruled out as a possible suspect because he had a strong alibi.
This possibility can be eliminated from our consideration.

Synonyms : reject, rule out, winnow out

Meaning : Eliminate from the body.

Example : Pass a kidney stone.

Synonyms : egest, excrete, pass

Meaning : Remove from a contest or race.

Example : The cyclist has eliminated all the competitors in the race.

Meaning : Remove (an unknown variable) from two or more equations.