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1. obliterate

verb. ['əˈblɪtɝˌeɪt'] make undecipherable or imperceptible by obscuring or concealing.

Synonyms

  • efface
  • alter
  • blot out
  • modify
  • mystify
  • veil
  • change
  • hide

Antonyms

  • deconcentrate
  • destabilize
  • enable
  • loosen

Etymology

  • oblitteratus (Latin)

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Words that Rhyme with Obliterate

  • reiterate

Example sentences of the word obliterate


1. Verb, base form
Crush the container to obliterate the artificial shape and make the top part your plastic rock.

2. obliterate

verb. ['əˈblɪtɝˌeɪt'] remove completely from recognition or memory.

Synonyms

  • efface
  • slur
  • dim
  • blot out
  • veil
  • blur
  • hide

Antonyms

  • conspicuous
  • glorious
  • clear
  • unconcealed

Etymology

  • oblitteratus (Latin)

3. obliterate

verb. ['əˈblɪtɝˌeɪt'] mark for deletion, rub off, or erase.

Synonyms

  • kill
  • wipe out
  • take away

Antonyms

  • sensitise
  • destabilise
  • sensitize
  • demilitarise

Etymology

  • oblitteratus (Latin)

4. obliterate

verb. ['əˈblɪtɝˌeɪt'] do away with completely, without leaving a trace.

Synonyms

  • do away with
  • get rid of
  • eliminate

Antonyms

  • dissimilate
  • increase
  • demilitarize
  • dehydrogenate

Etymology

  • oblitteratus (Latin)

5. obliterate

adjective. ['əˈblɪtɝˌeɪt'] reduced to nothingness.

Synonyms

  • blotted out
  • obliterated

Antonyms

  • show
  • comprehensible
  • connected

Etymology

  • oblitteratus (Latin)
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