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eliminate (someone or something) from (something)

To remove or take someone or something away from something. A loss tonight would eliminate my team from the playoffs. We need to eliminate all dairy from this recipe because Jim is a vegan.
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slang Murdered. Ray eliminated the informant, just as the boss told him to.
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eliminate someone or something from something

to remove someone or something from something. We had to eliminate Jeff from the list. The cook eliminated veal from the menu. She sought to eliminate herself from consideration.
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1. mod. killed. When Frank is eliminated, there will be no competition.
2. mod. alcohol intoxicated. How can anybody get eliminated on four beers?
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Is it appropriate to allow the sponsor to eliminate this benefit?
650 would eliminate federal regulatory review for routine bank acquisitions and branch openings by well-capitalized and well-managed banking organizations that are helping to meet the credit needs of their communities.
A Per Se Rule Requiring Capitalization Of All Expenditures That Eliminate Environmental
A short sale against the box enables an investor to eliminate the investment risk inherent in the shares of stock used in the transaction.
A "Brody-ring" seal on the check valve reportedly eliminates blowback around the valve, which may be of sliding-ring or ball-check type.
This design eliminates the undercut and the need for the outside core, reducing casting cost while improving dimensional accuracy.
In addition, DFC eliminates the need to purge and clean feed lines between colors, and can be used either as a low-cost functional, or a premium coating system.
The new computerized approach to warpage eliminates these difficulties by accurately separating out the effects of each warpage cause, thus making it much easier than ever before for warpage problems to be addressed and eliminated.