Another word for erase
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These verbs mean to remove or invalidate something, especially something stored, recorded, or written down. To erase is to wipe or rub out, literally or figuratively: erased the equation from the blackboard; erased any hope of success. Expunge and efface imply thorough removal: expunged their names from the list; tried to efface prejudice from his mind. To delete is to remove matter from a manuscript or data from a computer application: deleted expletives from the transcript; deleted the file with one keystroke. Cancel refers to invalidating by or as if by drawing lines through something written: canceled the postage stamp; canceled the reservation.
Another word for eraseverb
To remove or invalidate by or as if by running a line through or wiping clean:annul, blot (out), cancel, cross (off or out), delete, efface, expunge, obliterate, rub (out), scratch (out), strike (out), undo, wipe (out), x (out). (Law) vacate. See continue
To destroy all traces of:abolish, annihilate, blot out, clear, eradicate, exterminate, extinguish, extirpate, kill1, liquidate, obliterate, remove, root1 (out or up), rub out, snuff out, stamp out, uproot, wipe out. Idioms: do away with, make an end of, put an end to. See help, make