HyperDic: wipe_out

English > 6 senses of the expression wipe out:
VERBconsumptionwipe out, consume, eat up, use up, eat, deplete, exhaust, run throughuse up (resources or materials)
changewipe out, eliminate, annihilate, extinguish, eradicate, decimate, carry offkill / kill / kill in large numbers
creationwipe out, sweep awayeliminate completely and without a trace
changewipe out, eraseremove from memory or existence
changewipe out, kill, obliteratemark for deletion, rub off, or erase
changewipe out, cancel outwipe out the effect of something
English > wipe out: 6 senses > verb 1, consumption
Meaninguse up (resources or materials).
PatternSomebody ----s something; Something ----s something
ModelThey wipe out more bread
Synonymsconsume, eat up, use up, eat, deplete, exhaust, run through
Entailed byfritter, frivol away, dissipate, shoot, fritter away, fool, fool awayspend frivolously and unwisely
use, expenduse up, consume fully
Narrowerburn off, burn, burn upuse up (energy)
draindeplete of resources
indulge, luxuriateenjoy / enjoy / enjoy to excess
run down, exhaust, play out, sap, tiredeplete
run outExhaust the supply of
spendspend completely
Broaderspend, expend, droppay out
See alsowiperub with a circular motion
Similar totake, occupy, use uprequire (time or space)
Spanishagotar, comer, consumir, disminuir, ingerir, mermar, reducir
Catalanconsumir, disminuir, esgotar, exhaurir, ingerir, menjar, minvar, reduir
English > wipe out: 6 senses > verb 2, change
Meaningkill / kill / kill in large numbers.
PatternSomebody ----s somebody; Something ----s somebody
Synonymseliminate, annihilate, extinguish, eradicate, decimate, carry off
BroaderkillCause to die
Similar todecimatekill one in every ten, as of mutineers in Roman armies
Spanishanihilar, aniquilar, diezmar, eliminar, erradicar
Catalananihilar, aniquilar, delmar, eliminar, eradicar, erradicar
Nounswipeoutan event (or the result of an event) that completely destroys something
English > wipe out: 6 senses > verb 3, creation
MeaningEliminate completely and without a trace.
PatternSomebody ----s something; Somebody ----s somebody; Something ----s somebody; Something ----s something
Synonymsweep away
Broaderdestroy, destructDo away with, cause the destruction or undoing of
Spanishbarrer, borrar
Catalanesborrar, escombrar
Nounswipeoutan event (or the result of an event) that completely destroys something
English > wipe out: 6 senses > verb 4, change
MeaningRemove from memory or existence.
PatternSomebody ----s something; Somebody ----s somebody; Something ----s somebody; Something ----s something
Synonymerase
BroaderkillCause to die
Spanishborrar, liquidar
Catalanesborrar
Nounswipeoutan event (or the result of an event) that completely destroys something
English > wipe out: 6 senses > verb 5, change
Meaningmark for deletion, rub off, or erase.
PatternSomebody ----s something; Something ----s something
Synonymskill, obliterate
Broadertake away, take outtake out or remove
Spanishborrar
Catalanesborrar
Nounswipeoutan event (or the result of an event) that completely destroys something
English > wipe out: 6 senses > verb 6, change
Meaningwipe out the effect of something.
PatternSomething ----s something
Synonymcancel out
Broaderextinguish, eliminate, get rid of, do away withTerminate, end, or take out
Spanishanular, destruir
Catalananul·lar, destruir
Nounswipeoutan event (or the result of an event) that completely destroys something

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