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Definition of Eliminate

Eliminate

  1. To put out of doors; to expel; to discharge; to release; to set at liberty.
  2. To cause to disappear from an equation; as, to eliminate an unknown quantity.
  3. To set aside as unimportant in a process of inductive inquiry; to leave out of consideration.
  4. To obtain by separating, as from foreign matters; to deduce; as, to eliminate an idea or a conclusion.
  5. To separate; to expel from the system; to excrete; as, the kidneys eliminate urea, the lungs carbonic acid; to eliminate poison from the system.

Eliminate Quotations

By the 1960s, many of us believed that the Civil Rights Movement could eliminate racism in America during our lifetime. But despite significant progress, racism remains.
Bill Cosby

Should any political party attempt to abolish social security, unemployment insurance, and eliminate labor laws and farm programs, you would not hear of that party again in our political history.
Dwight D. Eisenhower

The ability to simplify means to eliminate the unnecessary so that the necessary may speak. - Hans Hofmann
The ability to simplify means to eliminate the unnecessary so that the necessary may speak.
Hans Hofmann

Human beings will be happier - not when they cure cancer or get to Mars or eliminate racial prejudice or flush Lake Erie but when they find ways to inhabit primitive communities again. That's my utopia.
Kurt Vonnegut

The ideal of behaviorism is to eliminate coercion: to apply controls by changing the environment in such a way as to reinforce the kind of behavior that benefits everyone.
B. F. Skinner
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Eliminate Translations

eliminate in Dutch is afvoeren, elimineren, uitschakelen
eliminate in Italian is eliminare
eliminate in Portuguese is elimine
eliminate in Spanish is eliminar, secretar, obviar
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