Definition of Elides

1. Verb. (third-person singular of elide) ¹



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Definition of Elides

1. elide [v] - See also: elide

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Elides

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

Literary usage of Elides

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1. The New Schaff-Herzog Encyclopedia of Religious Knowledge: Embracing by Johann Jakob Herzog, Philip Schaff, Albert Hauck (1908)
"The whole is carried by three chains, on which the cover elides up and down, when it is raised to allow incense to be thrown upon the live coals contained ..."

2. The History of Civilization: From the Fall of the Roman Empire to the French by Guizot (François), François Pierre Guillaume Guizot (1846)
"... elides, and Charles le Simple—Comparison of these tables according to the figures only— Comparison of the provisions of the capitularies—General results ..."

3. The Ecclesiastical History of England and Normandy by Ordericus Vitalis, Guizot (François), Léopold Delisle (1853)
"and elides, archbishop of Treves, with other children of high rank.1 The same year died Frederick, ..."

4. The Home and Foreign Review (1863)
"I am unsparing," he says, " in the use of elisions for the reader ; nor have I any scruples on this point, considering how freely Homer himself elides and ..."

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