Erase

E*rase"

(*rs"), v. t. [imp. & p. p. Erased (*rst"); p. pr. & vb. n.. Erasing.] [L. erasus, p. p. of eradere to erase; e out + radere to scrape, scratch, shave. See Rase.] 1. To rub or scrape out, as letters or characters written, engraved, or painted; to efface; to expunge; to cross out; as, to erase a word or a name.
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2. Fig.: To obliterate; to expunge; to blot out; -- used of ideas in the mind or memory. Burke.
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