elide
transitive verb (elided; eliding) Etymology: Latin elidere to strike out, from e- + laedere to injure by striking Date: 1796 1. a. to suppress or alter (as a vowel or syllable) by elision b. to strike out (as a written word) 2. a. to leave out of consideration ; omit b. curtail, abridge

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

Synonyms:
(a syllable), ,


Look at other dictionaries:

  • Elide — Élide Nome d’Élide Νομός Ηλείας Statistiques Périp …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Elide — 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… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • elide — index delete, eliminate (exclude), relegate Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

  • élide — région de l anc. Grèce (Péloponnèse) où se trouvait Olympie …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • élidé — élidé, ée (é li dé) part. passé. Détruit par l élision. Une voyelle élidée …   Dictionnaire de la Langue Française d'Émile Littré

  • elide — 1590s, a legal term, to annul, do away with, from M.Fr. elider (16c.), from L. elidere strike out, from ex out (see EX (Cf. ex )) + lidere, comb. form of laedere to strike. Phonological sense is first recorded 1796. Related: Elided; eliding …   Etymology dictionary

  • elide — ► VERB 1) omit (a sound or syllable) when speaking. 2) join together; merge. ORIGIN Latin elidere crush out …   English terms dictionary

  • elide — [ē līd′, ilīd′] vt. elided, eliding [L elidere, to strike out < e , out + laedere, to strike] 1. to leave out; suppress, omit, or ignore 2. to leave out or slur over (a vowel, syllable, etc.) in pronunciation …   English World dictionary

  • Élide — Unidad periférica de Élide Élide Unidad periférica de Grecia Ubicación de la unidad …   Wikipedia Español

  • Élide — 37° 40′ 00″ N 21° 30′ 00″ E / 37.66666667, 21.5 …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Élide — Para otros usos del término, ver Élide (desambiguación). Élide, en griego: Hλείας (Ēleia o Ilia), es una prefectura de Grecia, en la región de Grecia occidental, tiene una extensión de 2.681 km², con una población de 174.021 habitantes (1991).… …   Enciclopedia Universal

Share the article and excerpts

Direct link
Do a right-click on the link above
and select “Copy Link”