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Remove vs. Eliminate

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Removeverb

(transitive) To move something from one place to another, especially to take away.

‘He removed the marbles from the bag.’;

Eliminateverb

(transitive) To completely destroy (something) so that it no longer exists.

Removeverb

To replace a dish within a course.

Eliminateverb

(slang) To kill (a person or animal).

Removeverb

(transitive) To murder.

Eliminateverb

(physiology) To excrete (waste products).

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Removeverb

To dismiss a batsman.

Eliminateverb

To exclude (from investigation or from further competition).

‘Bill was eliminated as a suspect when the police interviewed witnesses.’; ‘John was eliminated as a contestant when it was found he had gained, rather than lost, weight.’;

Removeverb

(transitive) To discard, set aside, especially something abstract (a thought, feeling, etc.).

Eliminateverb

(accounting) To record amounts in a consolidation statement to remove the effects of inter-company transactions.

Removeverb

To depart, leave.

Eliminateverb

To put out of doors; to expel; to discharge; to release; to set at liberty.

‘Eliminate my spirit, give it rangeThrough provinces of thought yet unexplored.’;

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Removeverb

(intransitive) To change one's residence; to move.

Eliminateverb

To cause to disappear from an equation; as, to eliminate an unknown quantity.

Removeverb

To dismiss or discharge from office.

‘The President removed many postmasters.’;

Eliminateverb

To set aside as unimportant in a process of inductive inquiry; to leave out of consideration.

‘Eliminate errors that have been gathering and accumulating.’;

Removenoun

The act of removing something.

Eliminateverb

To obtain by separating, as from foreign matters; to deduce; as, to eliminate an idea or a conclusion.

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Removenoun

Removing a dish at a meal in order to replace it with the next course, a dish thus replaced, or the replacement.

Eliminateverb

To separate; to expel from the system; to excrete; as, the kidneys eliminate urea, the lungs carbonic acid; to eliminate poison from the system.

Removenoun

(British) at some public schools A division of the school, especially the form prior to last

Eliminateverb

terminate or take out;

‘Let's eliminate the course on Akkadian hieroglyphics’;

Removenoun

A step or gradation (as in the phrase "at one remove")

Eliminateverb

do away with

Removenoun

Distance in time or space; interval.

Eliminateverb

kill in large numbers;

‘the plague wiped out an entire population’;

Removenoun

(dated) The transfer of one's home or business to another place; a move.

Eliminateverb

dismiss from consideration;

‘John was ruled out as a possible suspect because he had a strong alibi’; ‘This possibility can be eliminated from our consideration’;

Removenoun

The act of resetting a horse's shoe.

Eliminateverb

eliminate from the body;

‘Pass a kidney stone’;

Removeverb

To move away from the position occupied; to cause to change place; to displace; as, to remove a building.

‘Thou shalt not remove thy neighbor's landmark.’; ‘When we had dined, to prevent the ladies' leaving us, I generally ordered the table to be removed.’;

Eliminateverb

remove from a contest or race;

‘The cyclist has eliminated all the competitors in the race’;

Removeverb

To cause to leave a person or thing; to cause to cease to be; to take away; hence, to banish; to destroy; to put an end to; to kill; as, to remove a disease.

Eliminateverb

remove (an unknown variable) from two or more equations

Removeverb

To dismiss or discharge from office; as, the President removed many postmasters.

Eliminateverb

completely remove or get rid of (something)

‘a policy that would eliminate inflation’;

Removeverb

To change place in any manner, or to make a change in place; to move or go from one residence, position, or place to another.

‘Till Birnam wood remove to Dunsinane,I can not taint with fear.’;

Eliminateverb

exclude (someone or something) from consideration or further participation

‘the police have eliminated Lawrence from their inquiries’;

Removenoun

The act of removing; a removal.

‘This place should be at once both school and university, not needing a remove to any other house of scholarship.’; ‘And drags at each remove a lengthening chain.’;

Eliminateverb

murder (a rival or political opponent)

‘security agents have started a campaign to eliminate some of the government's opponents’;

Removenoun

The transfer of one's business, or of one's domestic belongings, from one location or dwelling house to another; - in the United States usually called a move.

‘It is an English proverb that three removes are as bad as a fire.’;

Eliminateverb

expel (waste matter) from the body

‘this diet claims to eliminate toxins from the body’;

Removenoun

The state of being removed.

Eliminateverb

remove (a variable) from an equation, typically by substituting another which is shown by another equation to be equivalent.

Removenoun

That which is removed, as a dish removed from table to make room for something else.

Eliminateverb

generate (a simple substance) as a product in the course of a reaction involving larger molecules

‘the acid portion of one molecule reacts with the basic portion of the other, and water is eliminated’;

Removenoun

The distance or space through which anything is removed; interval; distance; stage; hence, a step or degree in any scale of gradation; specifically, a division in an English public school; as, the boy went up two removes last year.

‘A freeholder is but one remove from a legislator.’;

Removenoun

The act of resetting a horse's shoe.

Removenoun

degree of figurative distance or separation;

‘just one remove from madness’; ‘it imitates at many removes a Shakespearean tragedy’;

Removeverb

remove something concrete, as by lifting, pushing, taking off, etc. or remove something abstract;

‘remove a threat’; ‘remove a wrapper’; ‘Remove the dirty dishes from the table’; ‘take the gun from your pocket’; ‘This machine withdraws heat from the environment’;

Removeverb

remove from a position or an office

Removeverb

dispose of;

‘Get rid of these old shoes!’; ‘The company got rid of all the dead wood’;

Removeverb

cause to leave;

‘The teacher took the children out of the classroom’;

Removeverb

shift the position or location of, as for business, legal, educational, or military purposes;

‘He removed his children to the countryside’; ‘Remove the troops to the forest surrounding the city’; ‘remove a case to another court’;

Removeverb

go away or leave;

‘He absented himself’;

Removeverb

kill intentionally and with premeditation;

‘The mafia boss ordered his enemies murdered’;

Removeverb

get rid of something abstract;

‘The death of her mother removed the last obstacle to their marriage’; ‘God takes away your sins’;

Removeverb

take (something) away or off from the position occupied

‘she sat down to remove her make-up’; ‘Customs officials removed documents from the premises’;

Removeverb

take off (clothing)

‘he sat down and quickly removed his shoes and socks’;

Removeverb

change one's home or place of residence by moving to (another place)

‘he removed to Wales and began afresh’;

Removeverb

compel (someone) by law to move to another area

‘a man is removed to the tribal district of his forbears’;

Removeverb

abolish or get rid of

‘they removed thousands of needy youngsters from the benefit system’; ‘exchange controls have finally been removed’;

Removeverb

dismiss from a job

‘he was removed from his position as teacher’;

Removeverb

be distant from

‘it is an isolated place, far removed from the London art world’;

Removeverb

be very different from

‘an explanation which is far removed from the truth’;

Removeverb

separated by a particular number of steps of descent

‘his second cousin once removed’;

Removenoun

a degree of remoteness or separation

‘at this remove, the whole incident seems insane’;

Removenoun

a form or division in some British schools

‘a member of the Fifth Remove’;

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