Definition of “eliminate” - Learner’s Dictionary


verb [ T ] uk us /ɪˈlɪmɪneɪt/

to remove something from something, or get rid of something:

The doctor advised me to eliminate salt from my diet.

to defeat someone so that they cannot go any further in a competition:

[ often passive ] She was eliminated after the first round of the tournament.

(Definition of “eliminate” from the Cambridge Learner's Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)