elide definition

  • verb-transitive:
    • To omit or slur over (a syllable, like) in pronunciation.
    • To strike-out (anything written).
    • to get rid of or omit of consideration.
    • To reduce short; abridge.
    • To break or dash in pieces; to demolish.
    • To cut-off, as a vowel or a syllable, usually the final one; to at the mercy of elision.
    • To omit or slur over (a syllable, including) in pronunciation.
    • To strike out (some thing written).
    • To eliminate or exclude of consideration.
    • To reduce quick; abridge.
    • to-break or dash in pieces; to demolish.
    • To take off, as a vowel or a syllable, often the last one; to at the mercy of elision.
  • verb:
    • To break or dash in pieces; to demolish.
    • To cut-off, as a vowel or a syllable, often the final one.
    • To distract from or evade (a question or distinct argument)
    • To leave down or omit (anything)
    • leave or strike out
    • to split or dash in pieces; to demolish.
    • To cut-off, as a vowel or a syllable, usually the final one.
    • To distract from or evade (a question or distinct debate)
    • To leave aside or omit (some thing)
    • leave or strike-out
  • others:
    • to split or dash in pieces; crush.
    • In grammar, to control or slur within the sound of in address, or note the suppression of on paper: theoretically used particularly towards cutting-off of one last vowel, such as “th' enemy,” however in a more general sense compared to that of a syllable or any section of a word. See elision, 1.
    • to-break or dash in pieces; crush.
    • In grammar, to control or slur over the sound of in address, or note the suppression of in writing: officially applied specially into the cutting-off of a final vowel, as with “th' opponent,” but in an even more basic sense to this of a syllable or any element of a word. See elision, 1.

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