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Synonyms for delete

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Wiktionary4.0 / 2 votes

  1. deleteverb

    To remove, get rid of or erase, especially written or printed material, or data on a computer.

    blue-pencil, scrub, erase, expunge, strike out, cross out, strike, cease existence, eliminate, remove, scrap, terminate, rub out, score, obliterate, cancel, squelch, scratch, exclude


Princeton's WordNet2.3 / 3 votes

  1. delete, cancelverb

    remove or make invisible

    "Please delete my name from your list"

    set off, edit, invalidate, scrub, strike down, blue-pencil, cancel, erase, scratch, call off, offset

  2. erase, deleteverb

    wipe out digitally or magnetically recorded information

    "Who erased the files form my hard disk?"

    efface, edit, rub out, score out, wipe off, cancel, blue-pencil, wipe out, erase

  3. edit, blue-pencil, deleteverb

    cut or eliminate

    "she edited the juiciest scenes"

    edit, edit out, cancel, blue-pencil, cut, redact, erase

Dictionary of English Synonymes0.0 / 0 votes

  1. deleteverb

    erase, efface, remove, dele, blot out

Nicknames0.0 / 0 votes

  1. List of known nicknames for "Delete":

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  1. Rick Osterloh:

    We've been clear from the beginning that we will not use Fitbit health and wellness data for Google ads, we recently offered to make a legally binding commitment to the European Commission regarding our use of Fitbit data. As we do with all our products, we will give Fitbit users the choice to review, move or delete their data.

  2. White House:

    These new measures include provisions that make it harder for people to register to vote, curtail mail-in voting and early voting, and make it easier for state officials to simply delete your voter registration.

  3. The FAI:

    John Delaney was entirely unaware of this change to the program. He had already signed off on it and it was approved for printing, the decision to delete his comments where they related to FIFA was an editorial one that was taken by the communications department.

  4. Joshua James:

    It would try to delete essentially all your files... then restart the system. You would come back up and nothing would be there, if it infected more financial systems, it could have deleted all financial data in North Korea. I mean, it is dangerous.

  5. Chuzy:

    3 KEYS to a happy life ... CTRL+ALT+DEL. CONTROL your emotions, Look for an ALTERNATIVE, DELETE the past,and move on

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