If you are wanting to avoid a particular search engine in favor of something else, then your best bet would be to change your default search engine in your browser. For this example, I’m going to be using the Brave browser. (This process will be the same regardless of the browser).
You will navigate to your settings and search for “Search Engine”. Here you will be able to set your default search engine, as well as delete any unwanted search engines. In this case, I am deleting Google from my list: