HyperDic: obliterate

English > 5 senses of the word obliterate:
VERBchangeobliterate, kill, wipe outmark for deletion, rub off, or erase
changeobliterate, obscure, blot out, veil, hidemake undecipherable or imperceptible by obscuring or concealing
changeobliterate, effaceremove completely from recognition or memory
changeobliteratedo away with completely, without leaving a trace
ADJECTIVEallobliterate, blotted out, obliteratedreduced to nothingness
obliterate > pronunciation
Soundsahblih'terey.t
Rhymesabate ... welterweight: 559 rhymes with eyt...
English > obliterate: 5 senses > adjective 1
MeaningReduced to nothingness.
Synonymsblotted out, obliterated
Broaderdestroyedspoiled or ruined or demolished
Spanishborrado, eliminado, obliterado
English > obliterate: 5 senses > verb 1, change
Meaningmark for deletion, rub off, or erase.
PatternSomebody ----s something; Something ----s something
Synonymskill, wipe out
Broadertake away, take outtake out or remove
Spanishborrar
Catalanesborrar
Adjectivesobliterableable to be obliterated completely
Nounsobliterationthe complete destruction of every trace of something
English > obliterate: 5 senses > verb 2, change
Meaningmake undecipherable or imperceptible by obscuring or concealing.
PatternSomebody ----s something; Something ----s something
Synonymsobscure, blot out, veil, hide
Narrowermystifymake mysterious
Broaderchange, alter, modifyCause to change
Similar toobliterate, effaceRemove completely from recognition or memory
Spanishcondenar al olvido, enmascarar, enturbiar, erradicar, esconder, ignorar, obscurecer, ofuscar, oscurecer
Catalanenfosquir, fosquejar, obscurir
Adjectivesobliterableable to be obliterated completely
English > obliterate: 5 senses > verb 3, change
MeaningRemove completely from recognition or memory.
PatternSomebody ----s something
Synonymefface
Broaderblur, dim, slurBecome vague or indistinct
Similar toobscure, blot out, obliterate, veil, hidemake undecipherable or imperceptible by obscuring or concealing
Spanishborrar, obliterar
Catalaneliminar, esborrar, obliterar, treure
Nounsobliterationdestruction by annihilating something
obliterationthe complete destruction of every trace of something
English > obliterate: 5 senses > verb 4, change
MeaningDo away with completely, without leaving a trace.
PatternSomebody ----s something; Something ----s something
Broaderextinguish, eliminate, get rid of, do away withTerminate, end, or take out
Spanishobliterar, remover
Adjectivesobliterableable to be obliterated completely
Nounsobliterationdestruction by annihilating something
obliterationthe complete destruction of every trace of something
obliteratoran eliminator that does away with all traces

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