Synonyms for wipe out

Synonyms for (verb) wipe out

Synonyms: carry off, wipe out, extinguish, eliminate, eradicate, decimate, annihilate

Definition: kill in large numbers

Usage: the plague wiped out an entire population

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: 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

Similar words: do away with, eliminate, extinguish, get rid of

Definition: terminate, end, or take out

Usage: Let's eliminate the course on Akkadian hieroglyphics; Socialism extinguished these archaic customs; eliminate my debts


Synonyms: wipe out, obliterate, kill

Definition: mark for deletion, rub off, or erase

Usage: kill these lines in the President's speech

Similar words: take away, take out

Definition: take out or remove

Usage: take out the chicken after adding the vegetables


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: 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

Similar words: spend, expend, drop

Definition: pay out

Usage: spend money


Synonyms: sweep away, wipe out

Definition: eliminate completely and without a trace

Usage: The old values have been wiped out

Similar words: destroy, destruct

Definition: do away with, cause the destruction or undoing of

Usage: The fire destroyed the house