Elide definitions

ĭ-līd'
To omit or slur over (a syllable, for example) in pronunciation.
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To strike out (something written).
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To eliminate or leave out of consideration.
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To cut short; abridge.
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To leave out; suppress, omit, or ignore.
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To leave out or slur over (a vowel, syllable, etc.) in pronunciation.
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To break or dash in pieces; to demolish.
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To cut off, as a vowel or a syllable, usually the final one.
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To distract from or evade (a question or line of argument)

Graham Hough's apparently objective assertion that 'Ozymandias' is 'extremely clear and direct', for example, elides the question of 'to whom?' — Bennet and Royle, An introduction to literature, criticism and theory.

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To leave out or omit (something)
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Origin of elide

Latin ēlīdere to strike out ē-, ex- ex- laedere to strike