erase erase  /ɪ ˈreɪs/


  1. (v) wipe out digitally or magnetically recorded information
  2. (v) remove from memory or existence
  3. (v) remove by or as if by rubbing or erasing

Derived Word(s)


  1. At his studio in lower Manhattan, he and his assistants sit at computer keyboards to soften lighting, heighten colors or erase crowsfeet.
  2. It's as if when Lee, 51, makes a film, he is able to erase the cultural lines and have its profundity understood at a universal level.
  3. The DS is a perfect platform for sudoku, because you can easily erase incorrect entries, keep track of your progress and play against the clock.


  1. European Stocks Erase Gains; Stoxx 600 Retreats 0.1%

    European stocks erased gains, leaving the region’s benchmark little changed, as investors weighed the outlook for central bank stimulus. Asian shares declined, while U.S. futures climbed.
    on June 12, 2013     Source: Bloomberg

  2. German 10-Year Bunds Erase Drop; French Government Bonds Advance

    German 10-year bunds erased a decline, leaving the yield little changed at 1.60 percent as of 9:11 a.m. London time.
    on June 12, 2013     Source: Bloomberg

  3. U.S. Stocks Erase Losses as Treasurys Stage U-Turn

    U.S. Stocks Erase Losses as Treasurys Stage U-Turn
    on June 11, 2013     Source: Nasdaq


  1. "You can't erase e-mails, not today. They've gone through too many servers," said Leahy. "Those e-mails are there; they just don't want to produce them. We'll subpoena them if necessary."
    on Apr 11, 2007 By: Patrick Leahy Source: International Herald Tribune

  2. "This is a black page in our history, but it can't erase what we achieved in 2006," said Cannavaro, Italy's most capped player with 136 appearances for his country. "I'm not ashamed to say that I cried last night after 14 years in Azzurro....
    on Jun 25, 2010 By: Fabio Cannavaro Source: BBC Sport

  3. In a posting on his website this week, Bret Hart said his brother "would turn in his grave watching Martha erase every single thing he ever did, all for spite."
    on Jul 2, 2010 By: Bret Hart Source: The Associated Press

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