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dĭ-lēt'
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(Idiomatic) To strike out; to draw a line through.
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  1. (Idiomatic) To strike out; to draw a line through.
To remove (something written, for example) by rubbing, wiping, or scraping.
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  1. To remove (something written, for example) by rubbing, wiping, or scraping.
  2. To remove recorded material from (a magnetic tape or disk, for example):
  3. (Slang) To kill
To break up or spoil completely; ruin
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  1. To break up or spoil completely; ruin
  2. To bring about destruction
  3. To kill
To bring to an end the effect or existence of; cancel out:
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  1. To bring to an end the effect or existence of; cancel out:
  2. To make an ecclesiastical or judicial declaration that a marriage is void ab initio and never existed. See also divorce.
  3. To judicially declare something to be void either from the date of decree or ab initio.
To spill or spread in a spot or stain.
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  1. To spill or spread in a spot or stain.
  2. To spot or stain, as with a discoloring substance:
  3. To render invisible or unreadable by marking; obliterate. Often used with out :
To neutralize one another; counterbalance:
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  1. To neutralize one another; counterbalance:
  2. To cross out with lines or other marks, as in deleting written matter or marking a check as used and cleared
  3. (Math.) To remove (a common factor from both terms of a fraction, equivalents of opposite sign or on opposite sides of an equation, etc.)
To combine the qualities of two things:
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  1. To combine the qualities of two things:
  2. To go or extend across; pass from one side of to the other:
  3. (Sports) To propel (a ball or puck) as a cross, as in soccer.
To rub or wipe out; erase:
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  1. To rub or wipe out; erase:
  2. (Medicine) To cause to become shorter, softer, and thinner during labor:
  3. To become shorter, softer, and thinner during labor. Used of the cervix.
To rub, scrape, or wipe out (esp. written or engraved letters); efface; expunge
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  1. To rub, scrape, or wipe out (esp. written or engraved letters); efface; expunge
  2. To remove (something written, for example) by rubbing, wiping, or scraping.
  3. To remove recorded material from (a magnetic tape or disk, for example):
To eliminate completely; wipe out:
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  1. To eliminate completely; wipe out:
  2. To erase, delete, or strike out:
  3. To erase or remove completely; blot out or strike out; delete; cancel
To blot out or wear away, leaving no traces; erase; efface
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  1. To blot out or wear away, leaving no traces; erase; efface
  2. (Medicine) To remove completely (a body organ or part), as by surgery, disease, or radiation.
  3. To remove or destroy completely so as to leave no trace.
Figuratively, to be imparted, as through contact or influence
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  1. Figuratively, to be imparted, as through contact or influence
  2. To move one's hand, a cloth, etc. over (a surface or object) with pressure and friction, in a circular or back-and-forth motion
  3. To move (an object or objects) firmly along a surface, especially repeatedly:
(--- Slang) To cancel (a project or program, for example).
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  1. (--- Slang) To cancel (a project or program, for example).
  2. To mark, break, or cut the surface of slightly with something pointed or sharp
  3. To strike out or cancel (a word, for example) by or as if by drawing lines through.
The course or bearing of a structural surface, such as an inclined bed or a fault plane, as it intersects a horizontal plane.
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  1. The course or bearing of a structural surface, such as an inclined bed or a fault plane, as it intersects a horizontal plane.
  2. To form by stamping, printing, or punching:
  3. To produce or play by manipulating strings or keys:
To come open or unfastened.
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  1. To come open or unfastened.
  2. To open (a parcel, door, etc.) by this means
  3. To open (a parcel, for example); unwrap.
To subject to light rubbing or friction, as with a cloth or paper, in order to clean or dry.
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  1. To subject to light rubbing or friction, as with a cloth or paper, in order to clean or dry.
  2. To form (a joint) in plumbing by spreading solder with a piece of cloth or leather.
  3. To rub, move, or pass (a cloth, for example) over a surface.
To delete or cancel (written or printed matter) with or as with one or more X's
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  1. To delete or cancel (written or printed matter) with or as with one or more X's
  2. To indicate (one's choice or answer) by or as by marking with an X
  3. To mark or sign with an X.
To cause (an office, position, etc.) to be unfilled or unoccupied, as by resignation
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  1. To cause (an office, position, etc.) to be unfilled or unoccupied, as by resignation
  2. To leave (a house, room, etc.) uninhabited or untenanted; give up the occupancy of
  3. To physically leave, as in “to vacate the building. See also abandonment and overrule.
Find another word for delete. In this page you can discover 22 synonyms, antonyms, idiomatic expressions, and related words for delete, like: cross out, erase, destroy, cancel, eliminate, remove, annul, blot, cancel, cross and efface.