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synonyms for elide

  • cancel
  • delete
  • neglect
  • suppress
  • pass over
See also synonyms for: elided
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How to use elide in a sentence

The “last boots on the ground” message elides that truth, tempting us to believe that war is still a symmetrical contest among men, not a battle fought on one side with machines and money, and on the other with terror and zealotry.
THE VIRAL PHOTO OF THE LAST SOLDIER IN AFGHANISTAN IS POWERFUL — AND THAT’S WHY IT’S DECEPTIVEPHILIP KENNICOTTAUGUST 31, 2021WASHINGTON POST
It also elides the role the Founders played in preserving slavery and constructing the institutional racial inequality that persists to the present day.
’1776’ — NOT ‘HAMILTON’ — IS THE MUSICAL THAT BEST PORTRAYS THE FOUNDERSZACHARY CLARYJULY 1, 2021WASHINGTON POST
That the NSF should be reformed by cutting its budget 10 percent, eliding studies like the cocaine quail.
THE VARIOUS DISHONESTIES IN RAND PAUL’S COCAINE-QUAIL PRESENTATIONPHILIP BUMPMAY 28, 2021WASHINGTON POST
Those who want real representation for conservative populism in the Senate deserve someone who will take them seriously, not hide behind phony anti-woke posturing to elide them.
J.D. VANCE’S SENATE HOPES REVEAL THE PROBLEM WITH PERFORMATIVE POPULISMGREG SARGENTMARCH 19, 2021WASHINGTON POST
It can be tempting to make that belonging straightforward, to elide differences and emphasize the ways I am like my loved ones.
I DIDN'T CONSIDER MY MARRIAGE INTERRACIAL. BUT I WASN'T BEING TOTALLY HONEST WITH MYSELFNAIMA COSTERMARCH 4, 2021TIME
Would it not be possible for the more delicate readers of my otherwise inoffensive narrative to elide the word?
THE CRUISE OF THE SHINING LIGHTNORMAN DUNCAN
Hence there is no need to elide a vowel at the caesura; it must therefore be sounded clearly.
CHAUCER'S WORKS, VOLUME 6 (OF 7) -- INTRODUCTION, GLOSSARY, AND INDEXESGEOFFREY CHAUCER
As described in the end notes, ellipses occasionally are used typographically to elide names.
BIOGRAPHIA EPISTOLARIS VOLUME 2SAMUEL TAYLOR COLERIDGE
Words which do not end in e, rarely elide a final vowel, and never the last syllable.
THE MAFULUROBERT W. WILLIAMSON
I call it unchivalrous because it has been known to elide eulogies of enemy decency and enemy valour.
THE BETTER GERMANY IN WAR TIMEHAROLD PICTON
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WORDS RELATED TO ELIDE

  • X out
  • amputate
  • black out
  • blot out
  • blue pencil
  • cross out
  • cut
  • cut off
  • cut out
  • cut up
  • destroy
  • edit
  • elide
  • eradicate
  • erase
  • expunge
  • exscind
  • exsect
  • exterminate
  • extirpate
  • extract
  • gut
  • knock off
  • launder
  • lop off
  • resect
  • scissor out
  • scratch out
  • slash
  • stamp out
  • strike
  • trim
  • wipe out
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