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
But the 25th Amendment solution presents constitutional and political obstacles that could be elided with a more elegant and mutually satisfying alternative: the Truman Show solution.
The movements were more scene setting than story telling, with wafting, zephyr-like patterns from piano, the themes eliding wind to string voices in a delicate and tricky texture.
The tabloids offer a sordid vision of society, where the mainstream image of celebrities elides their secretly miserable lives (whether because of addiction, aging, infidelity, or bankruptcy).
Fortunately, Aniello and Downs manage to elide the severity of that act with some clever plotting, and a whole lot of weird and wacky elements to distract from that.
Right-wing commentators, meanwhile, have accused the mainstream media of eliding Hodgkinson’s apparent political sympathies.
Despite everyone who is in a position to know saying publicly that no such wiretapping order was made, Trump continues to defend it -- now trying to elide his claim with the broader surveillance operations run by the National Security Agency.
But that elides the somewhat sticky question of what hip-hop should do.
Spicer, like other members of the Trump Administration, also elided the question of whether the crime in question might simply be one’s presence in America, in violation of immigration laws.
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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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