Part of speech:
(Slang) To cancel or abandon; drop:
To offset or cancel each other
To apply to a surface firmly and with friction:
To levy an excise on.
To dismantle and pack up for departure:
To manage to get by; survive
To enter (a name) on a list or in a register.
To rub (on or against)
To ornament with a fret
To count toward the number of points
To rub, scrape, or wipe out (esp. written or engraved letters); efface; expunge
To fill (an amount of space) with words or information:
To write carelessly or illegibly
Part or all of this entry has been imported from the 1913 edition of Webster's Dictionary, which is now free of copyright and hence in the public domain. The imported definitions may be significantly out of date, and any more recent senses may be completely missing.
To cut or score.
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 injure or damage so as to make imperfect, less attractive, etc.; spoil; impair; disfigure
Exclude is defined as to keep out or to refuse to admit.
To have a prickly or stinging sensation; tingle
Cross is defined as to go from one side to another or to mark with intersecting lines.
To subject to light rubbing or friction, as with a cloth or paper, in order to clean or dry.
To release or untie (a fastening)
To remove (a file, for example) from a hard drive or other storage medium.
To impair; to damage; to mar; to soil.
To scrape harshly; grate.
Grate is defined as to shred, scrape, grind or irritate.
Items of value; esp., gifts received
A piece of candy, especially hard candy.
A food baked from a leavened, kneaded dough made with flour or meal, water, yeast, etc.
(Botany) A mark indicating a former attachment, as of a leaf to a stem.
The mark left where a wound has healed on a tree or plant
(Chiefly British) Money.
Sums of money
(Forestry) Coarse, fine woody debris generated during logging operations or through wind, snow, etc.
A mixture of flour, liquid, leavening, and other ingredients, worked into a soft, thick mass for baking into bread, pastry, etc.
The cabbage palmetto.
(Surgery) A cut made into tissue or an organ
A cutting or being cut
(Intransitive) To become better.
To reform or correct:
In a smooth manner
A person or thing that is the perfect embodiment of some quality
To do damage to
Damage or harm done to or suffered by a person or thing:
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