Definition of Wipe out

1. Verb. Use up (resources or materials). "They wipe out more bread"; "They run through 20 bottles of wine a week"

Exact synonyms: Consume, Deplete, Eat, Eat Up, Exhaust, Run Through, Use Up
Specialized synonyms: Run Out, Drain, Indulge, Luxuriate, Burn, Burn Off, Burn Up, Spend, Exhaust, Play Out, Run Down, Sap, Tire
Generic synonyms: Drop, Expend, Spend
Related verbs: Occupy, Take, Use Up
Derivative terms: Consumable, Consumptive, Depletion, Depletion, Exhaustion

2. Verb. Kill in large numbers. "They want to wipe out the prisoners "; "The plague wiped out an entire population"

3. Verb. Eliminate completely and without a trace. "The old values have been wiped out"
Exact synonyms: Sweep Away
Generic synonyms: Destroy, Destruct
Derivative terms: Wipeout

4. Verb. Remove from memory or existence. "The Turks erased the Armenians in 1915"
Exact synonyms: Erase
Generic synonyms: Kill
Derivative terms: Erasure, Wipeout

5. Verb. Mark for deletion, rub off, or erase. "Kill these lines in the President's speech"
Exact synonyms: Kill, Obliterate
Generic synonyms: Take Away, Take Out
Derivative terms: Obliterable, Obliteration, Wipeout

6. Verb. Wipe out the effect of something. "The `A' will cancel out the `C' on your record"
Exact synonyms: Cancel Out
Generic synonyms: Do Away With, Eliminate, Extinguish, Get Rid Of
Derivative terms: Wipeout

Definition of Wipe out

1. Verb. (idiomatic) To destroy (a large number of people or things); to obliterate. ¹

2. Verb. To physically erase something written. ¹

3. Verb. To crash, fall over (especially in board sports such as surfing, skateboarding etc.) ¹

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Wipe Out

wintry shower
wintry showers
wipe away
wipe off
wipe out (current term)
wipe somebody's eye
wipe the floor
wipe the slate clean
wipe up
wiped out
wiped out(p)
wiper arm
wiper blade
wiper motor

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