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1. delete

verb. ['dɪˈliːt'] wipe out digitally or magnetically recorded information.

Synonyms

  • demagnetise
  • erase
  • demagnetize
  • take away

Antonyms

  • record
  • defend
  • roughen
  • stand still

Etymology

  • deletus (Latin)

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Rhymes with Delete

  • uncomplete
  • noncompete
  • indiscreet
  • incomplete
  • vanvliet
  • vanfleet
  • obsolete
  • mistreat
  • marquerite
  • marguerite
  • excrete
  • discrete
  • discreet
  • concrete
  • complete
  • secrete
  • retreat
  • replete
  • downbeat
  • deplete
  • conceit
  • compete
  • bufete
  • bridgette
  • backseat
  • unseat
  • streett
  • street
  • shumeet
  • repeat

How do you pronounce delete?

Pronounce delete as dɪˈlit.

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Sentences with delete


1. Verb, base form
If they are not to your liking, you can delete them and try again.

2. Verb, non-3rd person singular present
After you delete your blog, none of this data can be restored.

3. Adjective
Start by clicking on a wall, then select either to split, delete, or change its thickness.

4. Noun, singular or mass
You can use Windows Explorer to view, move, delete, and restore files on your computer.

Quotes about delete


1. Substitute 'damn' every time you're inclined to write 'very;' your editor will delete it and the writing will be just as it should be.
- Mark Twain

2. Atticus told me to delete the adjectives and I'd have the facts.
- Harper Lee, To Kill a Mockingbird

3. I delete the picture of him from my phone; I delete his number. I think that if I just delete him enough, it will be like none of it ever happened and my heart won't hurt so badly
- Jenny Han, To All the Boys I've Loved Before

2. delete

verb. ['dɪˈliːt'] cut or eliminate.

Synonyms

  • censor
  • edit

Antonyms

  • miss
  • gladden
  • lose

Etymology

  • deletus (Latin)

3. delete

verb. ['dɪˈliːt'] remove or make invisible.

Synonyms

  • expunge
  • strike
  • scratch
  • erase
  • remove
  • score out
  • wipe off
  • cancel
  • excise
  • withdraw
  • rub out
  • take
  • take away

Antonyms

  • pack
  • dock
  • burden
  • saddle

Etymology

  • deletus (Latin)
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