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Meaning of WIPE OUT

 
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 Definition: 
  1. [v]  remove completely from recognition or memory; "efface the memory of the time in the camps"
  2. [v]  kill in large numbers; "the plague wiped out an entire population"
  3. [v]  wipe out the effect of something; "The new tax effectively cancels out my raise"
  4. [v]  mark for deletion, rub off, or erase, as of writings; "kill these lines in the President's speech"
  5. [v]  remove from memory or existence; "The Turks erased the Armenians in 1915"
  6. [v]  use up, as of resources or materials; "this car consumes a lot of gas"; "We exhausted our savings"; "They run through 20 bottles of wine a week"
  7. [v]  eliminate completely and without a trace; "The old values have been wiped out"
 
 Synonyms: annihilate, cancel out, carry off, consume, decimate, deplete, eat, eat up, efface, eliminate, eradicate, erase, exhaust, extinguish, obliterate, run through, sweep away, use up
 
 See Also: blur, burn, burn off, burn up, destroy, destruct, dim, do away with, drain, drop, expend, get rid of, indulge, kill, luxuriate, play out, run down, run out, sap, slur, spend, take away, take out, tire

 

 

 

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