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erase

  

      vb  
1    to obliterate or rub out (something written, typed, etc.)  
2    tr   to destroy all traces of; remove completely  
time erases grief     
3    to remove (a recording) from (magnetic tape)  
4    tr     (Computing)   to replace (data) on a storage device with characters representing an absence of data  
     (C17: from Latin eradere to scrape off, from ex-1 + radere to scratch, scrape)  
  erasable      adj  
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erase

  
  
blot, cancel, delete, efface, excise, expunge, obliterate, remove, rub out, scratch out, wipe out  

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eraser, Erse, erasure, ease

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