Learner's definition of ELIMINATE
to remove (something that is not wanted or needed)
to get rid of (something)
Doctors seek to eliminate the causes of the epidemic.
The body naturally eliminates waste products.
The company plans to eliminate more than 2,000 jobs in the coming year.
The regime has ruthlessly eliminated [=killed] the leaders of the opposition.
She's trying to eliminate fatty foods from her diet.
to defeat and remove (a team, player, etc.) from a competition
— often used as (be/get) eliminated