elide

UK:*UK and possibly other pronunciationsUK and possibly other pronunciations/ɪˈlaɪd/US:USA pronunciation: respellingUSA pronunciation: respelling(i līd)


Inflections of 'elide' (v): (⇒ conjugate)
elides
v 3rd person singular
eliding
v pres pverb, present participle: -ing verb used descriptively or to form progressive verb--for example, "a singing bird," "It is singing."
elided
v pastverb, past simple: Past tense--for example, "He saw the man." "She laughed."
elided
v past pverb, past participle: Verb form used descriptively or to form verbs--for example, "the locked door," "The door has been locked."

WordReference Random House Unabridged Dictionary of American English © 2020
e•lide  (i līd),USA pronunciation v.t.,  e•lid•ed, e•lid•ing. 
  1. Linguistics, Phoneticsto omit (a vowel, consonant, or syllable) in pronunciation.
  2. to suppress;
    omit;
    ignore;
    pass over.
  3. Lawto annul or quash.
  • Latin ēlīdere to strike out, equivalent. to ē- e- + -līdere, combining form of laedere to wound
  • 1585–95

Collins Concise English Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers::
elide /ɪˈlaɪd/ vb
  1. to undergo or cause to undergo elision
Etymology: 16th Century: from Latin ēlīdere to knock, from laedere to hit, wound

eˈlidible adj
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