Definitions for wipe out

Definitions for (verb) wipe out

Main entry: carry off, wipe out, extinguish, eliminate, eradicate, decimate, annihilate

Definition: kill in large numbers

Usage: the plague wiped out an entire population

Main entry: cancel out, wipe out

Definition: wipe out the effect of something

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

Main entry: wipe out, obliterate, kill

Definition: mark for deletion, rub off, or erase

Usage: kill these lines in the President's speech

Main entry: erase, wipe out

Definition: remove from memory or existence

Usage: The Turks erased the Armenians in 1915

Main entry: consume, eat, eat up, deplete, run through, wipe out, use up, exhaust

Definition: use up (resources or materials)

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

Main entry: sweep away, wipe out

Definition: eliminate completely and without a trace

Usage: The old values have been wiped out

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