This system is meant to self-regulate by weeding out the bad eggs.
George Schultz once said that much of diplomacy is merely “weeding the garden.”
As one can imagine, this is a huge project: weeding out Muslim infiltrators in the U.S. government.
Transparency and clarity in financial markets have been key factors in weeding out bad actors and fraudsters.
Jupiter trine Pluto, Friday, sees you weeding out buds who try to tone you down.
Now began the process of weeding out the jury, which, when it came his turn, Rumpety performed with a free hand.
Sabrina herself was in the garden now, weeding the balm-bed.
Yes; digging all morning; weeding and watering most of the afternoon.
It is delightful to see their gardens, when one has not the weeding and irrigation of them.
Once on our travels we passed a man who was weeding his field.
"plant not valued for use or beauty," Old English weod, uueod "grass, herb, weed," from Proto-Germanic *weud- (cf. Old Saxon wiod, East Frisian wiud), of unknown origin. Meaning "tobacco" is from c.1600; that of "marijuana" is from 1920s.
"to clear the ground of weeds," late Old English weodian, from the source of weed (n.). Related: Weeded; weeding.