Eliminate vs Abandoned - What's the difference?

eliminate | abandoned |


As verbs the difference between eliminate and abandoned

is that eliminate is
to completely destroy (something) so that it no longer exists
while abandoned is (abandon).

As an adjective abandoned is

self-abandoned, or given up to vice; immoral; extremely wicked, or sinning without restraint; irreclaimably wicked; as, an abandoned villain .

eliminate

English

Verb

(eliminat)
  • To completely destroy (something) so that it no longer exists.
  • (slang) To kill (a person or animal).
  • (physiology) To excrete (waste products).
  • To exclude (from investigation or from further competition).
  • Bill was eliminated as a suspect when the police interviewed witnesses.
    John was eliminated as a contestant when it was found he had gained, rather than lost, weight.
  • (accounting) To record amounts in a to remove the effects of inter-company transactions. FindMyBestCPA.com - Consolidated Statements (Interco eliminations)
  • Synonyms

    * See also * abrogate * abolish

    Synonyms

    * give the chop to * give the boot to * give the sack to * give the walking papers to * vote off

    References

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    abandoned

    English

    Adjective

    (en adjective)
  • Self-abandoned, or given up to vice; immoral; extremely wicked, or sinning without restraint; irreclaimably wicked; as, an abandoned villain.
  • No longer maintained by its former owners, residents
  • * (rfdate), Thomson:
  • Free from constraint; uninhibited.
  • * 1919 , :
  • Everything was dirty and shabby. There was no sign of the abandoned luxury that Colonel MacAndrew had so confidently described.
  • (geology) No longer being acted upon by the geologic forces that formed it.
  • Derived terms

    * abandonedness

    Synonyms

    * deserted * forsaken * corrupt * depraved * dissolute * graceless * reprobate * unprincipled * vicious * vile * wicked

    Verb

    (head)
  • (abandon)
  • References