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Synonyms for delete
dɪˈlit

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. delete, cancel(verb)

    remove or make invisible

    "Please delete my name from your list"

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

  2. erase, delete(verb)

    wipe out digitally or magnetically recorded information

    "Who erased the files form my hard disk?"

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

  3. edit, blue-pencil, delete(verb)

    cut or eliminate

    "she edited the juiciest scenes"

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

Wiktionary

  1. delete(verb)

    A key that may be pressed to delete something (including text or files) from a computer.

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

    Antonyms:
    maintain

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. delete(v. a.)

    Synonyms:
    erase, efface, remove, dele, blot out

How to pronounce delete?

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How to say delete in sign language?

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How to use delete in a sentence?

  1. Trey Gowdy:

    While it is not clear precisely when Secretary Clinton decided to permanently delete all emails from her server, it appears she made the decision after October 28, 2014, when the Department of State for the first time asked the secretary to return her public record to the Department, not only was the secretary the sole arbiter of what was a public record, she also summarily decided to delete all emails from her server ensuring no one could check behind her analysis in the public interest.

  2. Chuzy:

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

  3. An Amazon spokesperson:

    Employees do not have direct access to information that can identify the person or account as part of this workflow, while all information is treated with high confidentiality and we use multi-factor authentication to restrict access, service encryption, and audits of our control environment to protect it, customers can always delete their utterances at any time.

  4. Konstantinos Papamiltiadis:

    Although Andrea Downing've seen no evidence of abuse, Andrea Downing will ask Fred Trotter to delete any member data Fred Trotter may have retained and Andrea Downing will conduct audits to confirm that it has been deleted.

  5. Deodatta V. Shenai-Khatkhate:

    Ctrl+Alt+Del is a strategic key combination that is used universally to reboot the computer. In my view, it's also an important command to refresh your life; where, Ctrl = Control the situations in life that you can, Alt = Seek Alternative better ways to improve life, Del = Delete all negative factors in life. So when you'll implement this amazing combination 'Ctrl+Alt+Del' in your life, be assured that your life too will be rebooted just like your computer, most positively! Cheers!


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