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Synonyms for elimination
ɪˌlɪm əˈneɪ ʃən

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. elimination, riddance(noun)

    the act of removing or getting rid of something

    reasoning by elimination, excretion, ejection, riddance, excreting, expulsion, liquidation, voiding, exclusion, evacuation

  2. elimination, evacuation, excretion, excreting, voiding(noun)

    the bodily process of discharging waste matter

    reasoning by elimination, voidance, excretion, body waste, riddance, excreting, emptying, excrement, excretory product, liquidation, voiding, excreta, evacuation

  3. elimination, reasoning by elimination(noun)

    analysis of a problem into alternative possibilities followed by the systematic rejection of unacceptable alternatives

    reasoning by elimination, excretion, riddance, excreting, liquidation, voiding, evacuation

  4. elimination(noun)

    the act of removing an unknown mathematical quantity by combining equations

    voiding, evacuation, reasoning by elimination, excretion, riddance, liquidation, excreting

  5. elimination, liquidation(noun)

    the murder of a competitor

    reasoning by elimination, excretion, riddance, excreting, settlement, extermination, liquidation, voiding, evacuation

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. elimination(n.)

    exclusion, expulsion, rejection

  2. elimination(n.)

    separation, disengagement

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  1. Lin Yutang, O Magazine, October 2002:

    Besides the noble art of getting things done, there is a nobler art of leaving things undone…The wisdom of life consists in the elimination of nonessentials.

  2. Aubrey Cunnington:

    We do not know whether the report is referring only to the stage of the parasites which can cause disease or whether it is also referring to the stage which can be transmitted by mosquito bite, the data reported don't tell us directly what the impact on transmission, control or elimination might be. However it does remind us of this problem... and it highlights the need for more work on this problem.

  3. Gavin Newsom:

    Every single one of these companies knows where the consumer is going and where the world is going ... the elimination of the internal combustion engine.

  4. Mark Warner:

    This is actually not some dark room or off some dark deserted road, this is inside the Saudi consulate and 15 individuals coming over from Saudi Arabia for what at least appears to be one task only and that was the elimination of Mr. Khashoggi.

  5. Vice Admiral James Syring:

    We must have consistent track and elimination capability against that threat, it's a must.

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