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Definition 1: kill in large numbers - [verb of change]

Samples where wipe out or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • the plague wiped out an entire population

Synonyms for wipe out in the sense of this definition

(wipe out 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"

(wipe out has a similar meaning as ...) kill one in every ten, as of mutineers in Roman armies

Definition 2: mark for deletion, rub off, or erase - [verb of change]

Samples where wipe out or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • kill these lines in the President's speech

Synonyms for wipe out in the sense of this definition

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

"take out the chicken after adding the vegetables"

Definition 3: remove from memory or existence - [verb of change]

Samples where wipe out or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • The Turks erased the Armenians in 1915

Synonyms for wipe out in the sense of this definition

(wipe out 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 4: wipe out the effect of something - [verb of change]

Samples where wipe out or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • The new tax effectively cancels out my raise
  • The `A' will cancel out the `C' on your record

Synonyms for wipe out in the sense of this definition

(wipe out is a kind of ...) terminate, end, or take out

"Let's eliminate the course on Akkadian hieroglyphics" "Socialism extinguished these archaic customs" "eliminate my debts"

Definition 5: use up (resources or materials) - [verb of consumption]

Samples where wipe out or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • this car consumes a lot of gas
  • We exhausted our savings
  • They run through 20 bottles of wine a week

Synonyms for wipe out in the sense of this definition

(wipe out is a kind of ...) pay out

"spend money"

(... is a kind of wipe out ) exhaust the supply of

"We ran out of time just as the discussion was getting interesting"

(... is a kind of wipe out ) deplete of resources

"The exercise class drains me of energy"

(... is a kind of wipe out ) enjoy to excess

"She indulges in ice cream"

(... is a kind of wipe out ) use up (energy)

"burn off calories through vigorous exercise"

(... is a kind of wipe out ) spend completely

"I spend my pocket money in two days"

(... is a kind of wipe out ) deplete

"exhaust one's savings" "We quickly played out our strength"

(wipe out has a similar meaning as ...) require (time or space)

"It took three hours to get to work this morning" "This event occupied a very short time"

Definition 6: eliminate completely and without a trace - [verb of creation]

Samples where wipe out or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • The old values have been wiped out

Synonyms for wipe out in the sense of this definition

(wipe out is a kind of ...) do away with, cause the destruction or undoing of

"The fire destroyed the house"

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