Synonyms for erase

Synonyms for (verb) erase

Synonyms: erase, wipe out

Definition: remove from memory or existence

Usage: The Turks erased the Armenians in 1915

Similar words: kill

Definition: cause to die; put to death, usually intentionally or knowingly

Usage: This man killed several people when he tried to rob a bank; The farmer killed a pig for the holidays


Synonyms: erase, delete

Definition: wipe out digitally or magnetically recorded information

Usage: Who erased the files form my hard disk?

Similar words: take away, take out

Definition: take out or remove

Usage: take out the chicken after adding the vegetables


Synonyms: erase, efface, wipe off, score out, rub out

Definition: remove by or as if by rubbing or erasing

Usage: Please erase the formula on the blackboard--it is wrong!

Similar words: delete, cancel

Definition: remove or make invisible

Usage: Please delete my name from your list