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Overview of verb eliminate
1. extinguish, eliminate, get rid of, do away with -- (terminate, end, or take out; "Let's eliminate the course on Akkadian hieroglyphics"; "Socialism extinguished these archaic customs"; "eliminate my debts")

2. obviate, rid of, eliminate -- (do away with)

3. eliminate, annihilate, extinguish, eradicate, wipe out, decimate, carry off -- (kill in large numbers; "the plague wiped out an entire population")

4. rule out, eliminate, winnow out, reject -- (dismiss from consideration or a contest; "John was ruled out as a possible suspect because he had a strong alibi"; "This possibility can be eliminated from our consideration")

5. excrete, egest, eliminate, pass -- (eliminate from the body; "Pass a kidney stone")

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

7. eliminate -- (remove (an unknown variable) from two or more equations)

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