Examples of elide in a Sentence
some unnecessary verbiage will need to be elided, but otherwise the article is publishable
the product presentation was not elided—it's always only 15 minutes long
Recent Examples of elide from the Web
For a documentary that’s longer than most of Spielberg’s movies, Spielberg elides some of the most intriguing aspects of his history.
One extremely pertinent experience that seems surprisingly elided is Chu’s volunteer-teaching in Shanghai, merely mentioned a few times with minimal explication.
Elsewhere: The many, many Handmaid's winners generally elided politics in their speeches — in Best Actress in a Drama winner Elisabeth Moss's case, that may be because of a sudden awareness of quite how severely the clock was ticking.
Art centered on land and sea elided neatly with an egalitarian, democratic culture.
The challenge to overthrow Gaddafi meant that the past lives of money, once so easily elided by the flow of capital, was remembered.
The measured elegance of Gurnah’s prose renders his protagonist in a manner almost uncannily real, in part because the author does not elide the young man’s transience, but instead makes its slow impact on his life a genuine focus of the story.
In his work, time periods casually collide and elide.
In another sense, however, Trump’s pardon—which was accompanied by a White House statement praising Arpaio and eliding his misdeeds—broadly condones the sheriff’s relentless criminality.
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Origin and Etymology of elide
First Known Use: 1796See Words from the same year
Synonymsblue-pencil, cancel, cross (out), dele, delete, edit (out), x (out), kill, scratch (out), strike (out), stroke (out)
Antonymselongate, extend, lengthen, prolong, protract
Related Wordsblot out, efface, eradicate, erase, expunge, obliterate, root (out), rub out, wipe out; bleep, blip, clip, cut, excise, remove; bowdlerize, censor, clean (up), expurgate, launder, redact, red-pencil; abbreviate, crop, shorten; black out, repress, silence, suppress
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