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    wipe out - Dictionary definition and meaning for word wipe out

    Definition
    (verb) use up (resources or materials)
    Example Sentence
    • this car consumes a lot of gas
    • We exhausted our savings
    • They run through 20 bottles of wine a week
    Definition
    (verb) kill in large numbers
    Example Sentence
    • the plague wiped out an entire population
    Definition
    (verb) eliminate completely and without a trace
    Synonyms : sweep away
    Example Sentence
    • The old values have been wiped out
    Definition
    (verb) remove from memory or existence
    Synonyms : erase
    Example Sentence
    • The Turks erased the Armenians in 1915
    Definition
    (verb) mark for deletion, rub off, or erase
    Synonyms : kill , obliterate
    Example Sentence
    • kill these lines in the President's speech
    Definition
    (verb) wipe out the effect of something
    Synonyms : cancel out
    Example Sentence
    • The new tax effectively cancels out my raise
    • The `A' will cancel out the `C' on your record
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