Erase Synonyms and Antonyms

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Synonyms for Erase

To remove (a file, for example) from a hard drive or other storage medium.
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Obliterate is defined as to utterly and completely destroy or eliminate, or to have a great victory or great success over someone or something.
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To annul, terminate, or revoke a promise or obligation.
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To send an important official message sent by a diplomat or military officer with promptness.
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To be transferred or removed by contact or proximity:
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To completely destroy; to put an end to; to extirpate.
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To deliberately kill (a person or persons).
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To kill a living being.
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The deletion of some text during editing.
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(Printing) To take out (a letter, word, etc.); delete
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To rub or wipe out; erase:
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To kill or destroy in a violent way
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To make an office, position, place, etc. vacant
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The act of extirpating or uprooting.
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To fail to find or remember something:
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To exclude (from investigation or from further competition).
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To make ineffective or invalid; nullify:
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Expunge is defined as to erase or get rid of.
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To affect by a sudden impression or impulse.
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A symbol for the word cross. Used in combination, as in Xing for crossing or motoX for motocross.
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The definition of annihilate means to completely destroy.
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To give or get clearance for
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Exterminate is defined as to destroy completely, or kill.
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To destroy or abolish something
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To destroy or remove completely; exterminate; abolish
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To give audible encouragement or applause to a contestant or team; cheer.
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To remove or force from home or native land
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The action of erasing; deletion; obliteration.
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The condition of being expunged.
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The total destruction of something
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To do away with completely; put an end to; esp., to make (a law, etc.) null and void
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To bring to an end the effect or existence of; cancel out:
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To soak up or dry with absorbent material. Often used with up :
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(Intransitive) To cause destruction.
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To cause an acid or base to undergo neutralization.
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To dismiss from an office or position.
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(Criminal slang) To kill.
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To strike out or cancel (writing, etc.)
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To cause the ruin or downfall of; destroy.
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To remove by rubbing; to rub off; to obliterate; usually followed by away, off, or out.
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(Idiomatic) To destroy (a large number of people or things); to obliterate.
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remove by or as if by rubbing or erasing
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To remove something by wiping.
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To bring into contact, causing electrical interference
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Material, such as a word or passage, that has been removed from a body of written or printed matter.
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Antonyms for Erase

Record is defined as to register in a permanent form for playback or to make a permanent file of something.
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The definition of add means to join or bring together for the purpose of increasing in number or importance or to change the effect.
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Insert is defined as to put one thing into another.
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To place inside.
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Words Related to Erase

To thwart passage of; veto:
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To arrange or agree to:
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To remain in the same place or position; stay
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To contribute in some way to.
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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
Find another word for erase. In this page you can discover 62 synonyms, antonyms, idiomatic expressions, and related words for erase, like: delete, obliterate, cancel, dispatch, rub, eradicate, murder, snuff out, excision, kill and dele.