verb (used with object), e·lim·i·nat·ed, e·lim·i·nat·ing.
- elijah muhammad,
- elijah's chair,
- elijah's cup,
- elimination diet,
Origin of eliminate
Examples from the Web for eliminated
We eliminated him because we just needed to consolidate for film.
While the winners will take home the prize money and title, the eliminated contestants can hardly be considered losers.Inside ‘The Sex Factor’: Where 16 Men and Women Vie For Porn Immortality|Aurora Snow|November 22, 2014|DAILY BEAST
No broad-based federal entitlement program has ever been eliminated.
The sheer amount of redundant bureaucracy needs to be eliminated.America’s Advanced Stealth Jet Flies on 1990s Tech|Dave Majumdar|October 1, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Someone does the foxtrot and then is eliminated pretty much immediately.'So You Think You Can Dance' Winner Ricky Ubeda Is Adorable, and Tired|Kevin Fallon|September 4, 2014|DAILY BEAST
The last category (the private schools) may be eliminated from the present discussion.The Country-Life Movement in the United States|L.H. Bailey
Human tempers and passions must be eliminated from our Divine Ideal.The Things Which Remain|Daniel A. Goodsell
Nearly three hundred thousand positions have been eliminated from the Federal payroll.
For three months of the year rain appears; for the remaining nine months it is eliminated entirely.The Californiacs|Inez Haynes Irwin
The possibility of explosion due to the open flame was eliminated by surrounding it with a metal gauze.Artificial Light|M. Luckiesh
Word Origin for eliminate
1560s, from Latin eliminatus, past participle of eliminare "thrust out of doors, expel," from ex limine "off the threshold," from ex "off, out" (see ex-) + limine, ablative of limen "threshold" (see limit (n.)).
Used literally at first; sense of "exclude" first attested 1714; sense of "expel waste from the body" is c.1795. Related: Eliminated; eliminating; eliminative; eliminatory.