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Meaning of ELIDE

Pronunciation:  i'lId

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
[v]  leave or strike out, as of vowels
 

ELIDE is a 5 letter word that starts with E.

 

 See Also: except, exclude, leave off, leave out, omit, take out

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\E*lide"\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Elided}; p. pr. & vb. n.
{Eliding}.] [L. elidere to strike out or off; e + laedere to
hurt by striking: cf. F. ['e]lider. See {Lesion}.]
1. To break or dash in pieces; to demolish; as, to elide the
   force of an argument. [Obs.] --Hooker.

2. (Gram.) To cut off, as a vowel or a syllable, usually the
   final one; to subject to elision.

 
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