Over the past 11 years management has eliminated about 40,000 jobs.
And Slovakia's stunning victory sent it into second place and eliminated Italy.
Boeing claims to have eliminated the risk of combustion, but not ignition.
1560s, from Latin eliminatus, past participle of eliminare "thrust out of doors, expel," from ex limine "off the threshold," from ex "off, out" (see ex-) + limine, ablative of limen "threshold" (see limit (n.)).
Used literally at first; sense of "exclude" first attested 1714; sense of "expel waste from the body" is c.1795. Related: Eliminated; eliminating; eliminative; eliminatory.
Killed: eliminated in prison