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1. erase

verb. ['ɪˈreɪs, iːˈreɪs'] remove from memory or existence.

Synonyms

  • wipe out

Antonyms

  • soothe
  • begin

Etymology

  • erasus (Latin)

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Rhymes with Erase

  • arianespace
  • {left-brace
  • left-brace
  • jonbenet's
  • }close-brace
  • worst-case
  • }right-brace
  • right-brace
  • misplace
  • interlace
  • displace
  • disgrace
  • retrace
  • lambastes
  • embrace
  • degrace
  • replace
  • incase
  • encase
  • deface
  • debase
  • trace
  • space
  • place
  • grace
  • glace
  • frace
  • efface
  • drace
  • crace

How do you pronounce erase?

Pronounce erase as ɪˈreɪs.

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Sentences with erase


1. Verb, base form
Press the pen over the item, then drag it to erase the mistake.

Quotes about erase


1. Forgiving does not erase the bitter past. A healed memory is not a deleted memory. Instead, forgiving what we cannot forget creates a new way to remember. We change the memory of our past into a hope for our future.
- Lewis B. Smedes

2. If you stay, I'll do whatever you want. I'll quit the band, go with you to New York. But if you need me to go away, I'll do that, too. I was talking to Liz and she said maybe coming back to your old life would be too painful, that maybe it'd be easier for you to erase us. And that would suck, but I'd do it. I can lose you like that if I don't lose you today. I'll let you go. If you stay.
- Gayle Forman, If I Stay

3. There are memories that time does not erase... Forever does not make loss forgettable, only bearable.
- Cassandra Clare, City of Heavenly Fire

2. erase

verb. ['ɪˈreɪs, iːˈreɪs'] remove by or as if by rubbing or erasing.

Synonyms

  • rub
  • score out
  • cut out
  • wipe off
  • sponge
  • cancel
  • scratch out
  • rub out
  • delete

Antonyms

  • validate
  • unbalance
  • glycerolize
  • invest

Etymology

  • erasus (Latin)

3. erase

verb. ['ɪˈreɪs, iːˈreɪs'] wipe out digitally or magnetically recorded information.

Synonyms

  • demagnetise
  • demagnetize
  • delete
  • take away

Antonyms

  • record
  • uncut
  • leader
  • spread

Etymology

  • erasus (Latin)
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