Examples from the Web for elimination
Part of that was due to the elimination of the Mysterious Man.
The only thing missing from this bill of particulars was elimination of the bourgeoisie.
First, it turned its hand to the elimination of organized resistance within Germany itself.
There is sentiment against corporate welfare, and this is a ‘doable’ target [for elimination].Conservative Support for the Export-Import Bank Turned to Hate|Tim Mak|June 23, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Early definitions of rape seem to have been a lot about process of elimination.
May not the elimination of anger and worry take away some of the stimulation to effort that is necessary to human progress?Menticulture|Horace Fletcher
Tembarom, having "caught on" to his fault of style, applied himself with vigor to elimination.T. Tembarom|Frances Hodgson Burnett
A process of elimination left Ewing as the likely person to give this help.Christopher Quarles|Percy James Brebner
Civil law enforced the ecclesiastical opposition and thus gradually secured the elimination of the evil.The Rise of the Mediaeval Church|Alexander Clarence Flick
It is a name for a process of elimination which is constantly going on in animate nature all about us.The Last Harvest|John Burroughs
British Dictionary definitions for elimination
Word Origin and History for elimination
c.1600, "a casting out," noun of action from eliminate. Meaning "expulsion of waste matter" is from 1855.