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elide meaning

EN[-aɪd]
FR élide

    Definition of elide in English Dictionary

  • VerbSGelidesPRelidingPT, PPelidedSUF-ide
    1. To leave out or omit (something).
      1. Graham Hough's apparently objective assertion that 'Ozymandias' is 'extremely clear and direct', for example, elides the question of 'to whom?'.
    2. To cut off, as a vowel or a syllable.
      1. conflate; smear together; blur the distinction between.
        1. As Ms Shafak summarises, “the state is privileged, all-powerful and yet paradoxically safeguarded as if it were a fragile entity in need of protection.” Between it and its citizens a gulf looms; conversely, officials elide its interests with their own.
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      1. Used in the Middle of Sentence
        • Graham Hough's apparently objective assertion that 'Ozymandias' is 'extremely clear and direct', for example, elides the question of 'to whom?'.
    • Part-of-Speech Hierarchy
      1. Verbs
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      1. en elided
      2. en elides
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