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English verb: blank out

1. blank out (cognition) be unable to remember


SamplesI'm drawing a blank.
You are blocking the name of your first wife!.


Synonymsblock, draw a blank, forget


Pattern of useSomebody ----s


Narrower (hyponym)slip, slip one's mind


Antonymsrecall, recollect, remember, call back, call up, retrieve, think

2. blank out (change) cut out, as for political reasons


SamplesSeveral line in the report were blanked out.


Pattern of useSomebody ----s something


Broader (hypernym)edit, redact









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