1. [ noun ] the act of removing or getting rid of something
Synonyms: riddance
Related terms: removal simplification rid
2. [ noun ] analysis of a problem into alternative possibilities followed by the systematic elimination of unacceptable alternatives
Synonyms: reasoning_by_elimination
Related terms: analysis
3. [ noun ] (mathematics) the act of removing an unknown mathematical quantity by combining equations
Related terms: removal eliminate
4. [ noun ] (biology) the bodily process of discharging waste matter
Synonyms: excretion voiding excreting evacuation
Related terms: discharge incontinence defecation micturition excrete evacuate
5. [ noun ] (law,criminal law) the murder of a competitor
Synonyms: liquidation
Related terms: murder liquidate
Similar spelling:   eliminate