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verb [with object]
completely remove or get rid of (something):a policy that would eliminate inflation exclude (someone or something) from consideration:the police have eliminated Larry from their inquiries murder (a rival or political opponent).
(usually be eliminated
) exclude (a person or team) from further participation in a sporting competition following defeat or inadequate results:the Bears were eliminated from the playoffs in the first round
Mathematics remove (a variable) from an equation, typically by substituting another that is shown by a different equation to be equivalent. Chemistry generate or remove (a simple substance) as a product in the course of a reaction involving larger molecules. Physiology expel (waste matter) from the body.