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

Definition 1: remove from memory or existence - [verb of change]

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

  • The Turks erased the Armenians in 1915

Synonyms for erase in the sense of this definition

(erase is a kind of ...) cause to die; put to death, usually intentionally or knowingly

"This man killed several people when he tried to rob a bank" "The farmer killed a pig for the holidays"

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

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

  • Who erased the files from my hard disk?

Synonyms for erase in the sense of this definition

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

"take out the chicken after adding the vegetables"

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

(erase 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 by or as if by rubbing or erasing - [verb of contact]

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

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

Synonyms for erase in the sense of this definition

(erase is a kind of ...) remove or make invisible

"Please delete my name from your list"

(... is a kind of erase ) erase with a sponge; as of words on a blackboard

(... is a kind of erase ) strike or cancel by or as if by rubbing or crossing out

"scratch out my name on that list"

(erase implies ...) move over something with pressure

"rub my hands" "rub oil into her skin"

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