Definition of weed / out phrasal verb from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary

 

weed / out

 phrasal verb
phrasal verb
 
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Phrasal Verbs

weed something/somebodyout

 
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to remove or get rid of people or things from a group because they are not wanted or are less good than the rest Most applicants get weeded out before the interview stage.
See the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary entry: weed / out