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 for Eliminating
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Eliminate \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.
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              Eliminate my spirit, give it range
              Through provinces of thought yet unexplored.
                                                    --Young.
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     2. (Alg.) To cause to disappear from an equation; as, to
        eliminate an unknown quantity.
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     3. To set aside as unimportant in a process of inductive
        inquiry; to leave out of consideration.
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              Eliminate errors that have been gathering and
              accumulating.                         --Lowth.
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     4. To obtain by separating, as from foreign matters; to
        deduce; as, to eliminate an idea or a conclusion. [Recent,
        and not well authorized]
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     5. (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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