Synonyms for eliminate

Grammar : Verb
Spell : ih-lim-uh-neyt
Phonetic Transcription : ɪˈlɪm əˌneɪt

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Définition of eliminate

Origin :
  • 1560s, from Latin eliminatus, past participle of eliminare "thrust out of doors, expel," from ex limine "off the threshold," from ex "off, out" (see ex-) + limine, ablative of limen "threshold" (see limit (n.)).
  • Used literally at first; sense of "exclude" first attested 1714; sense of "expel waste from the body" is c.1795. Related: Eliminated; eliminating; eliminative; eliminatory.
  • verb remove, throw out
Example sentences :
  • To attempt to eliminate fear and retain this concept of God is vain.
  • Extract from : « The Conquest of Fear » by Basil King
  • Also I noted the absence of the Mixer and wondered how the host had contrived to eliminate her.
  • Extract from : « Ruggles of Red Gap » by Harry Leon Wilson
  • The knowledge we gain from you has enabled us to eliminate at least half of our microbes.
  • Extract from : « Astounding Stories of Super-Science, November, 1930 » by Various
  • And chief instigator of the trouble we've been sent to eliminate.
  • Extract from : « Priestess of the Flame » by Sewell Peaslee Wright
  • If we eliminate the three first, the unknown remainder will be justice.
  • Extract from : « The Republic » by Plato
  • In general, we must eliminate the disease by preventing its transmission from the sick to the well.
  • Extract from : « Rural Hygiene » by Henry N. Ogden
  • Loss is met with at each step, and the great problem is to eliminate this waste.
  • Extract from : « Electricity for Boys » by J. S. Zerbe
  • We do not eliminate the moral will but we remove some unfair obstacles from its path.
  • Extract from : « Psychotherapy » by Hugo Mnsterberg
  • But, you may rightly say, this will not eliminate the unearned incomes.
  • Extract from : « Socialism » by John Spargo
  • The punishing of evil-doers did more than eliminate them from his threshold.
  • Extract from : « Erik Dorn » by Ben Hecht

Antonyms for eliminate

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