[Dictionary] Obliterate

Obliterate means wipe out

"Fahmi said even though the name has now been reverted to Kampung Kerinchi, it did not mean that everything that was Bangsar South will be obliterated. The re-emphasis however will be that this area was historically and culturally, Kampung Kerinchi."


Dictionary result for obliterate

verb: obliterate; 3rd person present: obliterates; past tense: obliterated; past participle: obliterated; gerund or present participle: obliterating
  1. destroy utterly; wipe out.
    "the memory was so painful that he obliterated it from his mind"
    synonyms:destroy, wipe out, annihilateexterminateextirpatedemolisheliminateeradicatekilldecimateliquidate, wipe off the face of the earth, wipe off the map; 
    "a nuclear explosion that would obliterate a city"
    • make invisible or indistinct; conceal or cover.
      "clouds were darkening, obliterating the sun"
    • cancel (something, especially a postage stamp) to prevent further use.
      "the special stamp should be placed on the left-hand side and not be used to obliterate the postage stamp"
      synonyms:eraseeradicateexpungeefface, blot out, rub out, wipe out, remove all traces of, blank out, block out, delete, strike out, cancel, cross out, ink out, score out
      "the memory was so painful that he obliterated it from his mind"