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Another word for erase


Another word for erase

  1. *To kill

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Synonym Study

  • Delete implies the marking of written or printed matter for removal, or the removal of the matter itself
  • Obliterate implies a thorough blotting out of something so that all visible traces of it are removed
  • Efface implies a rubbing out from a surface, and, in extended use, suggests a destroying of the distinguishing marks, or even of the very existence, of something
  • To expunge is to remove or wipe out completely
  • Erase implies a scraping or rubbing out of something written or drawn, or figuratively, the removal of an impression