Discard and Eliminate


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Discard verb – To get rid of as useless or unwanted.
Usage example: discard an old, torn sweater

Eliminate is a synonym for discard in activity topic. In some cases you can use "Eliminate" instead a verb "Discard", when it comes to topics like reject, get rid of.
Nearby Words: discarded, discarding
Synonyms for Discard


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Eliminate verb – To prevent the participation, consideration, or inclusion of.
Discard is a synonym for eliminate in activity topic. You can use "Discard" instead a verb "Eliminate", if it concerns topics such as abandon, reject, remove.
Nearby Words: elimination, eliminating, eliminator
Synonyms for Eliminate

Common collocations

ability discard ability eliminate ability
people discard people eliminate people
rest discard rest eliminate rest
time discard time eliminate time
Other nouns: characters, world, evidence, anyone, everyone, monsters.
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