Part of speech:
To remove (a file, for example) from a hard drive or other storage medium.
Obliterate is defined as to utterly and completely destroy or eliminate, or to have a great victory or great success over someone or something.
To annul, terminate, or revoke a promise or obligation.
To be transferred or removed by contact or proximity:
To kill a living being.
To arrange or agree to:
Expunge is defined as to erase or get rid of.
To rub or wipe out; erase:
To kill or destroy in a violent way
To thwart passage of; veto:
The action of erasing; deletion; obliteration.
To do away with completely; put an end to; esp., to make (a law, etc.) null and void
To bring to an end the effect or existence of; cancel out:
To fail to find or remember something:
To soak up or dry with absorbent material. Often used with up :
(Printing) To take out (a letter, word, etc.); delete
To make ineffective or invalid; nullify:
To cause an acid or base to undergo neutralization.
To dismiss from an office or position.
To strike out or cancel (writing, etc.)
To cause the ruin or downfall of; destroy.
To remove by rubbing; to rub off; to obliterate; usually followed by away, off, or out.
The definition of add means to join or bring together for the purpose of increasing in number or importance or to change the effect.
Insert is defined as to put one thing into another.
To affect by a sudden impression or impulse.
A symbol for the word cross. Used in combination, as in Xing for crossing or motoX for motocross.
To make an office, position, place, etc. vacant
The definition of annihilate means to completely destroy.
To give or get clearance for
Exterminate is defined as to destroy completely, or kill.
To destroy or remove completely; exterminate; abolish
To give audible encouragement or applause to a contestant or team; cheer.
To remove or force from home or native land
To remain in the same place or position; stay
To contribute in some way to.
remove by or as if by rubbing or erasing
Material, such as a word or passage, that has been removed from a body of written or printed matter.
To bring into contact, causing electrical interference
Record is defined as to register in a permanent form for playback or to make a permanent file of something.
- 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
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