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Definition of eliminate:

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


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