- v remove from memory or existence
The Turks erased the Armenians in 1915
- v remove by or as if by rubbing or erasing
Please erase the formula on the blackboard--it is wrong!
- v wipe out digitally or magnetically recorded information
Who erased the files form my hard disk?
- Right after the Democrat surprised political experts in 2002 by winning the Governor's race in a state where Republicans outnumber Democrats almost 2 to 1, she needed to erase a .
- At his studio in lower Manhattan, he and his assistants sit at computer keyboards to soften lighting, heighten colors or erase crowsfeet.
- 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.
- Patrick Leahy in International Herald Tribune
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."
- Fabio Cannavaro in BBC Sport
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....
- Bret Hart in The Associated Press
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."