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phase out

verb as in slowly get rid of

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To that end, the budget postpones federal phase-out of incandescent electric bulbs.

U.S. policy since 2007 has been to phase out incandescent light bulbs.

The phase-out of incandescent light bulbs began with the 75- and 100-watt bulbs.

Let's phase out the government's role in propping up big sugar, and while we're at it, perhaps ethanol as well?

Before we increase rates, let's phase out every possible deduction.

The trust fund will start to phase out, eventually to disappear, and the excise taxes will be turned over to the States.

I am going to extend your contract until phase-out has been completed.


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On this page you'll find 10 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to phase out, such as: cancel, eliminate, terminate, and weed out.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.