1. terminate, end, or take out

- Let's eliminate the course on Akkadian hieroglyphics

- eliminate my debts

Similar word(s): extinguish

Definition categories: change, destroy, destruct

2. do away with

Similar word(s): obviate

Definition categories: stative

3. kill in large numbers

Similar word(s): annihilate, decimate, eradicate, extinguish

Definition categories: change, kill

4. dismiss from consideration or a contest

- This possibility can be eliminated from our consideration

Similar word(s): reject

Definition categories: cognition

5. eliminate from the body

Similar word(s): egest, excrete, pass

Definition categories: body, discharge, eject, exhaust, expel, release

6. remove from a contest or race

- The cyclist has eliminated all the competitors in the race

Definition categories: competition, beat, crush, shell, trounce, vanquish

7. remove (an unknown variable) from two or more equations

Definition categories: change, remove, take, withdraw

Sentences with eliminate as a verb:

- 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.