Erase

Definition of Erase

E`rase´   Pronunciation: ė`rās´
v. t.1.To rub or scrape out, as letters or characters written, engraved, or painted; to efface; to expunge; to cross out; as, to erase a word or a name.
[imp. & p. p. Erased (ė*rāst"); p. pr. & vb. n.. Erasing.]
2.Fig.: To obliterate; to expunge; to blot out; - used of ideas in the mind or memory.

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