Origin of elide
OTHER WORDS FROM elideun·e·lid·ed, adjective
Words nearby elide
How to use elide in a sentence
The “last boots on the ground” message elides that truth, tempting us to believe that war is still a symmetrical contest among men, not a battle fought on one side with machines and money, and on the other with terror and zealotry.The viral photo of the last soldier in Afghanistan is powerful — and that’s why it’s deceptive|Philip Kennicott|August 31, 2021|Washington Post
It also elides the role the Founders played in preserving slavery and constructing the institutional racial inequality that persists to the present day.’1776’ — not ‘Hamilton’ — is the musical that best portrays the Founders|Zachary Clary|July 1, 2021|Washington Post
That the NSF should be reformed by cutting its budget 10 percent, eliding studies like the cocaine quail.The various dishonesties in Rand Paul’s cocaine-quail presentation|Philip Bump|May 28, 2021|Washington Post
Those who want real representation for conservative populism in the Senate deserve someone who will take them seriously, not hide behind phony anti-woke posturing to elide them.J.D. Vance’s Senate hopes reveal the problem with performative populism|Greg Sargent|March 19, 2021|Washington Post
It can be tempting to make that belonging straightforward, to elide differences and emphasize the ways I am like my loved ones.I Didn't Consider My Marriage Interracial. But I Wasn't Being Totally Honest With Myself|Naima Coster|March 4, 2021|Time
Worst of all, they elide the obvious point that all revolts fluctuate between periods of progress and regression.
His two-hour photos of movies being screened elide the films they pretend to reveal.
What seems to elide both is that the United States is no longer the axis around which the global economy revolves.
Why elide the fact that Sarah Palin is a darling of Fox News, the highest-rated cable-news network in America?
Would it not be possible for the more delicate readers of my otherwise inoffensive narrative to elide the word?The Cruise of the Shining Light|Norman Duncan
Hence there is no need to elide a vowel at the caesura; it must therefore be sounded clearly.
As described in the end notes, ellipses occasionally are used typographically to elide names.Biographia Epistolaris Volume 2|Samuel Taylor Coleridge
Words which do not end in e, rarely elide a final vowel, and never the last syllable.The Mafulu|Robert W. Williamson
I call it unchivalrous because it has been known to elide eulogies of enemy decency and enemy valour.The Better Germany in War Time|Harold Picton