E*lim"i*nate(?), v. t. [imp. & p. p. Eliminated (?); p. pr. & vb. n. Eliminating (?).] [L. eliminatus, p. p. of eliminare; e out + limen threshold; prob. akin to limes boundary. See Limit.] 1. To put out of doors; to expel; to discharge; to release; to set at liberty.
Eliminate my spirit, give it rangeYoung.
Through provinces of thought yet unexplored.
(Alg.) To cause to disappear from an equation; as, to
eliminate an unknown quantity.
3. To set aside as unimportant in a process of inductive inquiry; to leave out of consideration.
Eliminate errors that have been gathering and accumulating.Lowth.
4. To obtain by separating, as from foreign matters; to deduce; as, to
eliminate an idea or a conclusion.
[Recent, and not well authorized]
(Physiol.) To separate; to expel from the system; to excrete; as, the kidneys
eliminate urea, the lungs carbonic acid; to
eliminate poison from the system.
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