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
There were two things about Kasich that were elided in the rush to find someone (anyone!) in his party that could be wedged into the box labelled Not Insane.
South Korea’s prime minister has reassured his public that the U.S. has committed not to take military action without his approval (something McMaster elides by saying there will be consultations).
For as long as Labour can elide and hide these differences, the Tory-DUP government is in danger.
Cause and effect are elided: To what extent did Gay seek consolation in largeness versus in the act of consuming food?
This elides self-interested motives for civil-rights reform—the influence of the Cold War, the threat of urban rebellion—in favor of warm and fuzzy ones.
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.
The challenge to overthrow Gaddafi meant that the past lives of money, once so easily elided by the flow of capital, was remembered.
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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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