HyperDic: erase

English > 3 senses of the word erase:
VERBchangeerase, wipe outremove from memory or existence
contacterase, rub out, score out, efface, wipe offremove by or as if by rubbing or erasing
communicationerase, deletewipe out digitally or magnetically recorded information
erase > pronunciation
Soundsihrey's; iyrey's
Rhymesace / ACE ... workplace: 67 rhymes with eys...
English > erase: 3 senses > verb 1, change
MeaningRemove from memory or existence.
PatternSomebody ----s something; Somebody ----s somebody; Something ----s somebody; Something ----s something
Example"The Turks erased the Armenians in 1915"
Synonymwipe out
BroaderkillCause to die
Spanishborrar, liquidar
Catalanesborrar
Nounserasuredeletion by an act of expunging or erasing
English > erase: 3 senses > verb 2, contact
MeaningRemove by or as if by rubbing or erasing.
PatternSomebody ----s something; Something ----s something
Example"Please erase the formula on the blackboard--it is wrong!"
Synonymsrub out, score out, efface, wipe off
EntailsrubMove over something with pressure
Narrowerscratch out, cut outstrike or cancel by or as if by rubbing or crossing out
spongeErase with a sponge
Broaderdelete, cancelRemove or make invisible
Spanishborrar
Catalanesborrar
Nounseraseran implement used to erase something
erasuredeletion by an act of expunging or erasing
erasurea correction made by erasing
erasurea surface area where something has been erased
English > erase: 3 senses > verb 3, communication
Meaningwipe out digitally or magnetically recorded information.
PatternSomebody ----s something
Example"Who erased the files form my hard disk?"
Synonymdelete
Categoryrecording, transcriptionThe act of making a record (especially an audio record)
Narrowerdemagnetize, demagnetiseErase (a magnetic storage device)
Broadertake away, take outtake out or remove
Oppositerecord, tapeRegister electronically
Spanishanular, borrar, eliminar, suprimir, tachar
Catalananul·lar, eliminar, esborrar, passar ratlla, ratllar, suprimir
Nounseraseran implement used to erase something

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