|1.||[ verb ] dispose of|
"Get rid of these old shoes!" "The company got rid of all the dead wood"
|Related terms:||discard weed_out dump cull work_off removal|
|2.||[ verb ] terminate or take out|
"Let's eliminate the course on Akkadian hieroglyphics"
|Related terms:||destroy exclude knock_out cancel_out cut_out cut drown snuff_out cut_out decouple decouple obliterate elimination|
|3.||[ verb ] do away with|
"Slavery was abolished in the mid-19th century in America and in Russia"
|Related terms:||establish abrogate cashier abolition|