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Another word for obliterate

  1. To destroy all traces of

  2. To remove or invalidate by or as if by running a line through or wiping clean

      1. To cease to occupy (a lodging or place); leave:
      2. To cease to hold (a job or position):
      3. To make void or annul (an erroneous lower court decision):
      1. The 24th letter of the modern English alphabet.
      2. Any of the speech sounds represented by the letter x.
      3. The 24th in a series.
      1. To subject to light rubbing or friction, as with a cloth or paper, in order to clean or dry.
      2. To clean or dry by rubbing:
      3. To rub, move, or pass (a cloth, for example) over a surface.
      1. To reverse or erase; annul:
      2. To untie, disassemble, or loosen:
      3. To open (a parcel, for example); unwrap.
      1. To hit sharply, as with a hand, fist, weapon, or implement:
      2. To inflict (a blow).
      3. To penetrate or pierce:
      1. To make a thin shallow cut or mark on (a surface) with a sharp instrument.
      2. To use the nails or claws to dig or scrape at.
      3. To rub or scrape (the skin) to relieve itching.
      1. To apply pressure and friction to (a surface).
      2. To clean, polish, or manipulate by the application of pressure and friction.
      3. To apply to a surface firmly and with friction:
      1. To erase, delete, or strike out:
      2. To eliminate completely; wipe out:
      1. To remove (something written, for example) by rubbing, wiping, or scraping.
      2. To remove (recorded material) from a magnetic tape or other storage medium:
      3. To remove recorded material from (a magnetic tape or disk, for example):
      1. To rub or wipe out; erase:
      2. To remove or make indistinct:
      3. To conduct (oneself) inconspicuously:
      1. To cancel, strike out, or make impossible to be perceived:
      2. To remove from a document or record:
      3. To remove (a file, for example) from a hard drive or other storage medium.
      1. An upright post with a transverse piece near the top, on which condemned persons were executed in ancient times.
      2. The cross upon which Jesus was crucified.
      3. A crucifix.
      1. To annul or invalidate:
      2. To decide or announce that (a planned or scheduled event) will not take place, especially with no intention of holding it at a later time:
      3. To cross out with lines or other markings.
      1. A spot or a stain caused by a discoloring substance:
      2. An association of disgrace with one's character or reputation.
      3. The Northern, Southern, or Western blot analyses.
      1. To make or declare void or invalid, as a marriage or a law; nullify.
      2. To bring to an end the effect or existence of; cancel out:
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Another word for obliterate

  1. To destroy

      1. Relative position or rank on a scale:
      2. A relative degree, as of achievement, intensity, or concentration:
      3. A natural or proper position, place, or stage:
      1. To destroy completely:
      2. To reduce to nonexistence:
      3. To defeat decisively:
      1. To pay off (a debt, claim, or obligation); settle.
      2. To settle the affairs of (a business firm, for example) by determining the liabilities and applying the assets to their discharge.
      3. To convert (assets) into cash.
  2. To erase