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English verb: delete

1. delete (contact) remove or make invisible


SamplesPlease delete my name from your list.


Synonymscancel


Pattern of useSomebody ----s something.
Somebody ----s somebody.
Something ----s somebody.
Something ----s something


Broader (hypernym)remove, take, take away, withdraw


Narrower (hyponym)efface, erase, excise, expunge, rub out, score out, scratch, strike, wipe off

2. delete (communication) wipe out digitally or magnetically recorded information


SamplesWho erased the files form my hard disk?.


Synonymserase


Pattern of useSomebody ----s something


Broader (hypernym)take away, take out


Narrower (hyponym)demagnetise, demagnetize


Domain categoryrecording, transcription


Antonymsrecord, tape

3. delete (change) cut or eliminate


SamplesShe edited the juiciest scenes.


Synonymsblue-pencil, edit


Pattern of useSomebody ----s something


Broader (hypernym)censor









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