Definitions for eraseɪˈreɪs

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. erase, wipe out(verb)

    remove from memory or existence

    "The Turks erased the Armenians in 1915"

  2. erase, rub out, score out, efface, wipe off(verb)

    remove by or as if by rubbing or erasing

    "Please erase the formula on the blackboard--it is wrong!"

  3. erase, delete(verb)

    wipe out digitally or magnetically recorded information

    "Who erased the files form my hard disk?"

Wiktionary

  1. erase(Verb)

    to remove markings or information

    I erased that note because it was wrong.

  2. erase(Verb)

    To obliterate information from (a storage medium), such as to clear or (with magnetic storage) to demagnetize.

    I'm going to erase this tape.

  3. erase(Verb)

    To obliterate (information) from a storage medium, such as to clear or to overwrite.

    I'm going to erase those files.

  4. erase(Verb)

    To remove a runner from the bases via a double play or pick off play

    Jones was erased by a 6-4-3 double play.

  5. erase(Verb)

    To be erased .

  6. Origin: From erasus, past participle of eradere, from ex- + radere

Webster Dictionary

  1. Erase(verb)

    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

  2. Erase(verb)

    fig.: To obliterate; to expunge; to blot out; -- used of ideas in the mind or memory

  3. Origin: [L. erasus, p. p. of eradere to erase; e out + radere to scrape, scratch, shave. See Rase.]

Freebase

  1. Erase

    Erase is the third studio album released by Dutch death metal band Gorefest. It was released in 1994 Nuclear Blast Records.

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Erase

    e-rās′, v.t. to rub or scrape out: to efface: to destroy.—adj. Erā′sable.—p.adj. Erased′, rubbed out: effaced: (her.) torn off, so as to leave jagged edges.—ns. Erā′ser, one who, or that which, erases, as ink-eraser; Erā′sion, Erase′ment, Erā′sure, the act of erasing: a rubbing out: the place where something written has been rubbed out. [L. eradĕree, out, radĕre, rasum, to scrape.]

Anagrams for erase »

  1. eares, easer

  2. Eares

  3. Easer

Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of erase in Chaldean Numerology is: 7

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of erase in Pythagorean Numerology is: 3

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Buddha:

    Neither fire nor wind, birth nor death can erase our good deeds.

  2. Glaser and Way:

    The problem with any unwritten law is that you don't know where to go to erase it.

  3. Leo Buscaglia:

    No amount of time can erase the memory of a good cat and no amount of masking tape can ever totally remove his fur from your couch.

  4. Yohei Kono:

    Why would he need to change the words? That is why people have doubts, he must erase those doubts and the simplest way to do so is to uphold the Murayama Statement unchanged.

  5. Fernando Bermudez:

    My family and I are thankful that we have finally reached a settlement, of course, the settlement will never erase the injustice that I experienced as an innocent man in prison.

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