Synonyms and Antonyms of elide

  1. 1 to show (something written) to be no longer valid by drawing a cross over or a line through it some unnecessary verbiage will need to be elided, but otherwise the article is publishable Synonyms blue-pencil, cancel, cross (out), dele, delete, edit (out), x, kill, scratch (out), strike (out), stroke (out)Related Words blot 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, suppressNear Antonyms stet

  2. 2 to make less in extent or duration the product presentation was not elided—it's always only 15 minutes long Synonyms abbreviate, abridge, curtail, cut back, dock, shorten, syncopate, truncateRelated Words abstract, digest, encapsulate, epitomize, recapitulate, summarize, sum up; abate, compress, constrict, contract, cut, cut down, pare, prune, trim; decrease, de-escalate, deflate, diminish, downsize, dwindle, lessen, lower, moderate, modify, reduce, retrench, shrink, slash, subtract (from), taperNear Antonyms enlarge, expand, supplement; add, aggrandize, amplify, augment, balloon, boost, dilate, escalate, heighten, increase, maximize, pump up, raise; blow up, distend, inflate, swellAntonyms elongate, extend, lengthen, prolong, protract

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