v. eradicate; abolish; rule out
So the EU’s offer to eliminate the subsidy was almost universally welcomed.
Sentence in Classic:
But this danger was easily eliminated from the future, by opening an account at another bank in the name of Edward Hyde himself; and when, by sloping my own hand backward, I had supplied my double with a signature, I thought I sat beyond the reach of fate.
Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde By Robert Louis Stevenson Context
Just as Ellen had done, other plantation mistresses throughout the South had put the pickaninnies through courses of training and elimination to select the best of them for the positions of greater responsibility.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche Context
Believe me, whatever God there is is slowly eliminating the guts and alimentary system from the human being, to evolve a higher, more spiritual being.
Lady Chatterley's Lover By D H Lawrence Context
Madame Thenardier being dead, Boulatruelle being eliminated from the case, Claquesous having disappeared, the principal persons accused having escaped from prison, the trial connected with the ambush in the Gorbeau house had come to nothing.
Les Misérables (V5) By Victor Hugo Context
But few have pretended that the present movement for disfranchisement in the South is for such a purpose; it has been plainly and frankly declared in nearly every case that the object of the disfranchising laws is the elimination of the black man from politics.
The Souls of Black Folk By W. E. B. Du Bois Context