verb ADV. altogether, completely, entirely, totally The risk cannot be eliminated altogether. This procedure does not completely eliminate the possibility of an accident. | virtually | largely | effectively Getting this job has effectively eliminated his financial worries. VERB + ELIMINATE seek to, take steps to, try to | help (to) | be designed to The single market is designed to eliminate barriers to the free movement of goods, services and people. | be impossible to PREP. from Try to eliminate fatty foods from your diet.
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