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elias howe | elicit | elicitate | elicitation | elicited | elide | elie metchnikoff | elie metchnikov | elie wiesel | eliel saarinen | eliezer wiesel


Verb (usu participle)


elidev. t. [L. elidere to strike out or off; e + laedere to hurt by striking: cf. F. élider. See Lesion.].
  •  To break or dash in pieces; to demolish; as, to elide the force of an argument.  Hooker.  [1913 Webster]
  •  To cut off, as a vowel or a syllable, usually the final one; to subject to elision.  [1913 Webster]


elide, v.tr. omit (a vowel or syllable) by elision.

L elidere elis- crush out (as E-, laedere knock)



abbreviate, abridge, abstract, bob, boil down, capsulize, cast off, cast out, chuck, clear, clear away, clear out, clear the decks, clip, compress, condense, contract, crop, curtail, cut, cut back, cut down, cut off short, cut out, cut short, deport, discount, dispose of, disregard, dock, eject, eliminate, epitomize, eradicate, exile, expatriate, expel, fail, foreshorten, forget, get quit of, get rid of, get shut of, ignore, liquidate, mow, nip, omit, outlaw, overlook, pass, pick out, poll, pollard, prune, purge, reap, recap, recapitulate, reduce, remove, retrench, root out, root up, shave, shear, shorten, slight, snub, strike off, strike out, stunt, sum up, summarize, synopsize, take in, telescope, throw over, throw overboard, trim, truncate, weed out

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