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Synonyms for wipe out

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. 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"

    Synonyms:
    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

  2. eliminate, annihilate, extinguish, eradicate, wipe out, decimate, carry off(verb)

    kill in large numbers

    "the plague wiped out an entire population"

    Synonyms:
    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

  3. wipe out, sweep away(verb)

    eliminate completely and without a trace

    "The old values have been wiped out"

    Synonyms:
    deplete, eat, eliminate, cancel out, decimate, kill, eat up, carry off, sweep away, exhaust, run through, extinguish, consume, erase, obliterate, sweep off, annihilate, use up, eradicate

  4. erase, wipe out(verb)

    remove from memory or existence

    "The Turks erased the Armenians in 1915"

    Synonyms:
    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

  5. kill, obliterate, wipe out(verb)

    mark for deletion, rub off, or erase

    "kill these lines in the President's speech"

    Synonyms:
    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

  6. 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"

    Synonyms:
    deplete, eat, eliminate, cancel out, erase, decimate, kill, eat up, carry off, sweep away, exhaust, annihilate, extinguish, consume, run through, obliterate, use up, eradicate

English Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. wipe out

    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.

    Synonyms:
    annihilate, banish, destroy, eradicate, expel, exterminate, extirpate, overthrow, remove, root out, uproot

    Antonyms:
    augment, beget, breed, build up, cherish, colonize, develop, foster, increase, plant, populate, propagate, replenish, settle

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. wipe out

    Synonyms:
    efface, obliterate, erase, expunge, cancel, raze, scratch out, rub out

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How to use wipe out in a sentence?

  1. Curtis Arnold:

    With a prepaid, you don't run that risk because they could wipe out the account, but not the whole checking account.

  2. Marco Rubio:

    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.

  3. Jacob Shapiro:

    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.

  4. Cesar Cordaro:

    In denying history, the government tries to devalue all the struggles of Brazilian workers for their rights and wipe out the gains they still have.

  5. John Kennedy, Autobiography of malcolm x:

    Our nation was born in genocide when it embraced the doctrine that the original American, the Indian, was an inferior race. Even before there were large numbers of Negroes on our shore, the scar of our racial hatred had already disfigured colonial society. From the sixteenth century forward, blood flowed in battles over racial supremacy. We are perhaps the only nation which tried as a matter of national policy to wipe out its indigenous population. Moreover, we elevated that tragic experience into a noble crusade. Indeed, even today we have not permitted ourselves to reject or feel remorse for this shameful episode. Our literature, our films, our drama, our folklore all exalt it. Our children are still taught to respect the violence which reduced a red-skinned people of an earlier culture into a few fragmented groups herded into impoverished reservations.


Translations for wipe out

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  • تمحوArabic
  • vymazatCzech
  • auslöschen, vernichten, auswischen, ausradierenGerman
  • εξαλείφωGreek
  • aniquilarSpanish
  • pyyhkäistä pois, tuhota, pyyhkiä, kaatuaFinnish
  • anéantir, effacerFrench
  • annientare, cancellare, obliterare, cancellare dalla terra, spazzare via, eliminareItalian
  • წაშლა, განადგურებაGeorgian
  • 무찌르다Korean
  • له‌ناوبردنKurdish
  • 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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