What does it mean to weed out something?

What does it mean to weed out something?

: to remove (people or things that are not wanted) from a group They will review the applications to weed out the less qualified candidates.

What’s another term for weed out?

Synonyms & Near Synonyms for weeded (out) culled, picked over, screened, winnowed (out)

Is weed out formal?

Not really. It is not an informal word but for example in court documents you would not use it. The words “weed out” form a metaphor.

What weed off?

weed off definition, weed off meaning | English dictionary 5 to remove (useless or troublesome plants) from (a garden, etc.) (Old English weod; related to Old Saxon wiod, Old High German wiota fern)

What does it mean to weed someone?

— phrasal verb with weed verb [ I/T ] /wid/ to get rid of people or things that are not wanted: The administration plans to weed out failed programs.

What does to set apart mean?

to keep or intend for a special purpose. They set apart a stack of pictures for the slideshow.

What is a slang word for weed?

The common scientific name is cannabis, but the most common slang terms include: Weed. Pot. Grass. Dope.

What is a weed out class?

The idea of ‘weed-out’ courses has been used as a way to describe classes in which professors try to fail less qualified students through unprecedented amounts of work and nonsensical exams.

What is weed and weed control?

Chemical weed control refers to any technique that involves the application of a chemical (herbicide) to weeds or soil to control the germination or growth of the weed species. In economic terms, chemical control of weeds is a very large industry and there are scores of examples of chemical weed control products.

What is weed used for?

Marijuana is used as a psychoactive (i.e. mind altering) recreational drug, for certain medical ailments and for religious and spiritual purposes. Sinsemilla, hash/hashish (resinous form) and hash oil (sticky black liquid) are stronger forms of marijuana.