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Definitions and Synonyms of delete | Another word for delete | What is delete?

Definition 1: cut or eliminate - [verb of change]

Samples where delete or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • she edited the juiciest scenes

Synonyms for delete in the sense of this definition

(delete is a kind of ...) subject to political, religious, or moral censorship

"This magazine is censored by the government"

Definition 2: wipe out digitally or magnetically recorded information - [verb of communication]

Samples where delete or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • Who erased the files from my hard disk?

Synonyms for delete in the sense of this definition

(delete is a kind of ...) take out or remove

"take out the chicken after adding the vegetables"

(... is a kind of delete ) erase (a magnetic storage device)

(delete belongs to category ...) the act of making a record (especially an audio record)

"she watched the recording from a sound-proof booth"

Definition 3: remove or make invisible - [verb of contact]

Samples where delete or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • Please delete my name from your list

Synonyms for delete in the sense of this definition

(delete is a kind of ...) remove something concrete, as by lifting, pushing, or taking off, or remove something abstract

"remove a threat" "remove a wrapper" "Remove the dirty dishes from the table" "take the gun from your pocket" "This machine withdraws heat from the environment"

(... is a kind of delete ) remove by or as if by rubbing or erasing

"Please erase the formula on the blackboard--it is wrong!"

(... is a kind of delete ) remove by erasing or crossing out or as if by drawing a line

"Please strike this remark from the record" "scratch that remark"

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