Eliminate

Definition of Eliminate

E`lim´i`nate
v. t.1.To put out of doors; to expel; to discharge; to release; to set at liberty.
[imp. & p. p. Eliminated ; p. pr. & vb. n. Eliminating .]
Eliminate my spirit, give it range
Through provinces of thought yet unexplored.
- Young.
2.(Alg.) 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.
Eliminate errors that have been gathering and accumulating.
- Lowth.
4.To obtain by separating, as from foreign matters; to deduce; as, to eliminate an idea or a conclusion.
5.(Physiol.) To separate; to expel from the system; to excrete; as, the kidneys eliminate urea, the lungs carbonic acid; to eliminate poison from the system.

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