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Wordnet 3.0

VERB (6)

1. use up (resources or materials);
- Example: "this car consumes a lot of gas"
- Example: "We exhausted our savings"
- Example: "They run through 20 bottles of wine a week"
[syn: consume, eat up, use up, eat, deplete, exhaust, run through, wipe out]

2. kill in large numbers;
- Example: "the plague wiped out an entire population"
[syn: eliminate, annihilate, extinguish, eradicate, wipe out, decimate, carry off]

3. eliminate completely and without a trace;
- Example: "The old values have been wiped out"
[syn: wipe out, sweep away]

4. remove from memory or existence;
- Example: "The Turks erased the Armenians in 1915"
[syn: erase, wipe out]

5. mark for deletion, rub off, or erase;
- Example: "kill these lines in the President's speech"
[syn: kill, obliterate, wipe out]

6. wipe out the effect of something;
- Example: "The new tax effectively cancels out my raise"
- Example: "The `A' will cancel out the `C' on your record"
[syn: cancel out, wipe out]


WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006):

wipe out v 1: 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" [syn: consume, eat up, use up, eat, deplete, exhaust, run through, wipe out] 2: kill in large numbers; "the plague wiped out an entire population" [syn: eliminate, annihilate, extinguish, eradicate, wipe out, decimate, carry off] 3: eliminate completely and without a trace; "The old values have been wiped out" [syn: wipe out, sweep away] 4: remove from memory or existence; "The Turks erased the Armenians in 1915" [syn: erase, wipe out] 5: mark for deletion, rub off, or erase; "kill these lines in the President's speech" [syn: kill, obliterate, wipe out] 6: wipe out the effect of something; "The new tax effectively cancels out my raise"; "The `A' will cancel out the `C' on your record" [syn: cancel out, wipe out]
Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0:

143 Moby Thesaurus words for "wipe out": KO, abate, abolish, abscind, absolve, amputate, annihilate, annul, ban, bar, black out, blast, bleach, blot, blot out, bob, bowdlerize, bump off, call off, cancel, clean, clean out, clean up, cleanse, clear out, clip, complete, croak, crop, cross out, cull, cut, cut away, cut off, cut out, decimate, declare a moratorium, dele, delete, delouse, depurate, deracinate, deterge, dispose of, do in, dock, drop the curtain, dry-clean, dust, dust off, efface, eliminate, end off, enucleate, eradicate, erase, except, excise, exclude, expunge, expurgate, exterminate, extinguish, extirpate, finalize, finish, fix, fold up, freshen, get, get it over, get over with, get through with, give the business, give the quietus, gun down, hit, ice, isolate, kayo, kibosh, kill, knock off, knock out, lay out, liquidate, lop, mutilate, nip, nullify, obliterate, off, pare, peel, perfect, pick out, polish off, prune, purge, purify, put paid to, raze, reform, remove, root out, root up, rub out, rule out, scavenge, scrag, scratch, scratch out, set apart, set aside, settle, shave, shear, shoot down, sponge, sponge out, spruce, stamp out, steam-clean, strike off, strike out, strip, strip off, sweep away, sweep out, sweeten, take care of, take off, take out, tidy, truncate, uproot, waste, whiten, wipe, wipe off, wipe up, write off, zap