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Synonyms for elimination
ɪˌlɪm əˈneɪ ʃənelim·i·na·tion

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  1. elimination, riddancenoun

    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, voidingnoun

    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 eliminationnoun

    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. eliminationnoun

    the act of removing an unknown mathematical quantity by combining equations

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

  5. elimination, liquidationnoun

    the murder of a competitor

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

Dictionary of English Synonymes0.0 / 0 votes

  1. eliminationnoun

    exclusion, expulsion, rejection

  2. eliminationnoun

    separation, disengagement

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  1. Patricia Moser:

    We support the bold push towards elimination as it has become clear that containment of artemisinin resistance is a risky strategy - the region must push for elimination while these key drugs (artemisinin combination therapies) remain effective.

  2. André Breton:

    To reduce the imagination to a state of slavery --even though it would mean the elimination of what is commonly called happiness --is to betray all sense of absolute justice within oneself. Imagination alone offers me some intimation of what can be.

  3. George Carlin:

    Honesty may be the best policy, but it's important to remember that apparently, by elimination, dishonesty is the second-best policy.

  4. Lin Yutang:

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

  5. Vanna Bonta:

    How do we define consciousness, or what has been called the human soul or the spirit, if it can't be quantified as matter or a particle? ... it can be quantified or observed just by a process of elimination.

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