consume, eat up, use up, eat, deplete, exhaust, run through, wipe out(verb)
use up (resources or materials)
"this car consumes a lot of gas"; "We exhausted our savings"; "They run through 20 bottles of wine a week"
exhaust, take in, eat on, eat up, play out, expel, ware, wash up, eat, erase, release, corrode, beat, tire, kill, go through, eliminate, take, have, occupy, waste, finish, use up, swallow, tucker, polish off, decimate, tucker out, rust, feed, ingest, swallow up, obliterate, run through, extinguish, squander, annihilate, bury, down, discharge, run down, work through, devour, sweep away, sap, cancel out, eject, immerse, consume, carry off, deplete, eradicate
eliminate, annihilate, extinguish, eradicate, wipe out, decimate, carry off(verb)
kill in large numbers
"the plague wiped out an entire population"
obviate, bear off, eat up, crush out, pull off, rule out, exhaust, annihilate, reject, negociate, take away, eliminate, get rid of, manage, bear away, use up, rid of, bring off, extirpate, decimate, exterminate, press out, kill, eat, obliterate, run through, quench, cancel out, snuff out, pass, carry away, do away with, stub out, uproot, blow out, winnow out, excrete, root out, erase, extinguish, sweep away, carry off, consume, egest, deplete, eradicate
wipe out, sweep away(verb)
eliminate completely and without a trace
"The old values have been wiped out"
erase, wipe out(verb)
remove from memory or existence
"The Turks erased the Armenians in 1915"
deplete, eat, annihilate, cancel out, rub out, erase, score out, decimate, kill, eat up, carry off, delete, sweep away, exhaust, extinguish, consume, run through, obliterate, efface, wipe off, eliminate, use up, eradicate
kill, obliterate, wipe out(verb)
mark for deletion, rub off, or erase
"kill these lines in the President's speech"
veil, eat up, vote down, exhaust, eat, blot out, eliminate, belt down, use up, drink down, defeat, decimate, shoot down, obscure, kill, obliterate, run through, toss off, cancel out, stamp out, hide, bolt down, annihilate, down, efface, pop, erase, extinguish, pour down, sweep away, consume, vote out, carry off, deplete, eradicate
cancel out, wipe out(verb)
wipe out the effect of something
"The new tax effectively cancels out my raise"; "The `A' will cancel out the `C' on your record"
English Synonyms and Antonyms
Exterminate (Latin ex, out, and terminus, a boundary) signified primarily to drive beyond the bounds or limits of a country; the word is applied to races of men or animals, and is now almost exclusively used for removal by death; individuals are now said to be banished or expelled. Eradicate (Latin e, out, and radix, root) is primarily applied to numbers or groups of plants which it is desired to remove effectually from the soil; a single tree may be uprooted, but is not said to be eradicated; we labor to eradicate or root out noxious weeds. To extirpate (Latin ex, out, and stirps, stem, stock) is not only to destroy the individuals of any race of plants or animals, but the very stock, so that the race can never be restored; we speak of eradicating a disease, of extirpating a cancer, exterminating wild beasts or hostile tribes; we seek to eradicate or extirpate all vices and evils. Compare ABOLISH.
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How to use wipe out in a sentence?
We can’t completely wipe out the Islamic State in any sense because it’s an idea; they can just rely on going back to more terrorist-oriented or guerilla fighting … we may be able to make some gains against them … short of actually going in and getting rid of them ourselves, we are just going to have to depend on local militias and allies to get the job done.
There's no vaccine ... so it can wipe out the entire herd.
There are more than 3,000 species of mosquitoes in the world, most of which do not feed on people, it is not practical or desirable -- indeed it's not even possible -- to wipe out all populations of all mosquito species. No one is seriously contemplating that.
To love someone is to isolate him from the world, wipe out every trace of him, dispossess him of his shadow, drag him into a murderous future. It is to circle around the other like a dead star and absorb him into a black light.
I would be targeting their safe havens everywhere including in Libya, if we don't wipe out that operational status that they now have in Libya they're going to use it to ramp up more operations in Sinai, more in Egypt and eventually it will cross over the Mediterranean into Europe itself.
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- auslöschen, vernichten, auswischen, ausradierenGerman
- pyyhkäistä pois, tuhota, pyyhkiä, kaatuaFinnish
- anéantir, effacerFrench
- annientare, cancellare, obliterare, cancellare dalla terra, spazzare via, eliminareItalian
- წაშლა, განადგურებაGeorgian
- cair, apagar, aniquilarPortuguese
- уничто́жить, стере́ть, уничтожа́ть, истребля́ть, истреби́ть, стира́тьRussian
- sravniti sa zemljom, izbrisatiSerbo-Croatian
- utplåna, sudda ut, välta, utrota, sudda, vurpa, radera, sudda bortSwedish
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