Definition of Elide

1. Verb. Leave or strike out. "This vowel is usually elided before a single consonant"

Specialized synonyms: Drop
Generic synonyms: Except, Exclude, Leave Off, Leave Out, Omit, Take Out
Derivative terms: Elision, Elision



Definition of Elide

1. v. t. To break or dash in pieces; to demolish; as, to elide the force of an argument.

Definition of Elide

1. Verb. To break or dash in pieces; to demolish. ¹

2. Verb. To cut off, as a vowel or a syllable, usually the final one. ¹

3. Verb. To distract from or evade (a question or line of argument) ¹

4. Verb. To leave out omit (something) ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Elide

1. to omit [v ELIDED, ELIDING, ELIDES] : ELIDIBLE [adj] - See also: omit

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Elide

eliasites
eliche
elicit
elicitate
elicitated
elicitates
elicitating
elicitation
elicitations
elicited
eliciting
elicitor
elicitors
elicits
elidable
elide (current term)
elided
elides
elidible
eliding
eligibilities
eligibility
eligibility determination
eligible
eligibleness
eligibles
eligibly
eliminable
eliminant
eliminate

Literary usage of Elide

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. The Scots Digest of Scots Appeals in the House of Lords from 1707 and of the by Robert Candlish Henderson, Great Britain Parliament. House of Lords (1908)
"Held that a letter acknowledging the subsistence of the debt, and markings of payment of interest by him on the bill thereafter, were sufficient to elide ..."

2. The Encyclopaedia Britannica: A Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, and General by Thomas Spencer Baynes (1888)
"Beneath are w, u>, и, а series of trays or beams, one above the other, containing the reels of the supplies of warp threads ; с, с represent the elide bars ..."

3. Appleton's Dictionary of Machines, Mechanics, Engine-work, and Engineering by D. Appleton and Company, Oliver Byrne (1852)
"... edge to uie^ee Q£ ».yg^* ^>.ct V>eit -3ut the elide i* tbe e«^ ie too 1° ^t too , . ... elide ..."

4. Old Paris: Its Court and Literary Salons by Catherine Charlotte Jackson (1880)
"La Princesse d'elide.—The Fetes of 1667.—An Address to the Sun.—Versailles in its Glory.—A Grand Promenade.—The Sun and the Lesser Lights. ..."

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