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1. eliminate  (verb) 
eliminate from the body; "Pass a kidney stone"

  Also known as: excrete, egest, pass


  More Specific:
sweat / sudate / perspire - excrete perspiration through the pores in the skin
exude / exudate / transude / ooze out / ooze - release (a liquid) in drops or small quantities
make / urinate / piddle / puddle / micturate / piss / pee / pee-pee / make water / relieve oneself / take a leak / spend a penny / wee / wee-wee / pass water - eliminate urine
urinate - pass after the manner of urine
evacuate / void / empty - excrete or discharge from the body
stool / defecate / shit / take a shit / take a crap / ca-ca / crap / make - have a bowel movement
vomit / vomit up / purge / cast / sick / cat / be sick / disgorge / regorge / retch / puke / barf / spew / spue / chuck / upchuck / honk / regurgitate / throw up - eject the contents of the stomach through the mouth


  More Generic:
    discharge     expel     eject     release


2. eliminate  (verb) 
kill in large numbers; "the plague wiped out an entire population"



  More Generic:
    kill


  Verb Group:
    decimate


3. eliminate  (verb) 
terminate or take out; "Let''s eliminate the course on Akkadian hieroglyphics"

  Also known as: get rid of, do away with


  More Specific:
cancel out / wipe out - wipe out the effect of something
decouple - reduce or eliminate the coupling of (one circuit or part to another)
decouple - eliminate airborne shockwaves from (an explosive)
obliterate - do away with completely, without leaving a trace
knock out - eliminate
drown - get rid of as if by submerging
cut out - delete or remove
cut / prune / rationalize / rationalise - weed out unwanted or unnecessary things
snuff out / extinguish - put an end to
exclude / except / leave out / leave off / omit / take out - prevent from being included or considered or accepted


  More Generic:
    destroy     destruct


4. eliminate  (verb) 
remove (an unknown variable) from two or more equations



  Category:
    mathematics / math / maths

  More Generic:
    remove     take     take away     withdraw


5. eliminate  (verb) 
dismiss from consideration; "John was ruled out as a possible suspect because he had a strong alibi"; "This possibility can be eliminated from our consideration"

  Also known as: rule out, reject


6. eliminate  (verb) 
remove from a contest or race; "The cyclist has eliminated all the competitors in the race"



  More Generic:
    beat     beat out     crush     shell     trounce     vanquish


7. eliminate  (verb) 
do away with

  Also known as: obviate, rid of


  More Specific:
preclude / rule out / close out - make impossible, especially beforehand


  Opposite of:
    necessitate     ask     postulate     need     require     take     involve     call for     demand


 

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