Synonyms for eliminate

Synonyms for (verb) eliminate

Synonyms: pass, egest, excrete, eliminate

Definition: eliminate from the body

Usage: Pass a kidney stone

Similar words: exhaust, expel, eject, discharge, release

Definition: eliminate (a substance)

Usage: combustion products are exhausted in the engine; the plant releases a gas


Synonyms: carry off, wipe out, extinguish, eliminate, eradicate, decimate, annihilate

Definition: kill in large numbers

Usage: the plague wiped out an entire population

Similar words: kill

Definition: cause to die; put to death, usually intentionally or knowingly

Usage: This man killed several people when he tried to rob a bank; The farmer killed a pig for the holidays


Synonyms: do away with, eliminate, extinguish, get rid of

Definition: terminate, end, or take out

Usage: Let's eliminate the course on Akkadian hieroglyphics; Socialism extinguished these archaic customs; eliminate my debts

Similar words: destroy, destruct

Definition: do away with, cause the destruction or undoing of

Usage: The fire destroyed the house


Synonyms: eliminate

Definition: remove (an unknown variable) from two or more equations

Similar words: remove, withdraw, take, take away

Definition: remove something concrete, as by lifting, pushing, or taking off, or remove something abstract

Usage: remove a threat; remove a wrapper; Remove the dirty dishes from the table; take the gun from your pocket; This machine withdraws heat from the environment


Synonyms: eliminate

Definition: remove from a contest or race

Usage: The cyclist has eliminated all the competitors in the race

Similar words: trounce, crush, vanquish, shell, beat, beat out

Definition: come out better in a competition, race, or conflict

Usage: Agassi beat Becker in the tennis championship; We beat the competition; Harvard defeated Yale in the last football game