1. the act of removing or getting rid of something

Similar word(s): riddance

Definition categories: act, remotion, removal

2. the bodily process of discharging waste matter

Similar word(s): evacuation, excreting, excretion, voiding

Definition categories: process, discharge, emission, expelling

3. analysis of a problem into alternative possibilities followed by the systematic rejection of unacceptable alternatives

Definition categories: thought, analysis

4. the act of removing an unknown mathematical quantity by combining equations

Definition categories: act, remotion, removal

5. the murder of a competitor

Similar word(s): liquidation

Definition categories: act, execution, murder, slaying