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- Rhymes: -aɪd
- To break or dash in pieces; to demolish.
- To cut off, as a vowel or a syllable, usually the final one.
- 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
- To leave out or omit (something)
Related terms 
- third-person singular present indicative of elidere
- second-person singular present active imperative of ēlīdō