Synonyms for (verb) obliterate

Synonyms: obliterate, efface

Definition: remove completely from recognition or memory

Usage: efface the memory of the time in the camps

Similar words: blur, dim, slur

Definition: become vague or indistinct

Usage: The distinction between the two theories blurred


Synonyms: obliterate, obscure, veil, blot out, hide

Definition: make undecipherable or imperceptible by obscuring or concealing

Usage: a hidden message; a veiled threat

Similar words: alter, change, modify

Definition: cause to change; make different; cause a transformation

Usage: The advent of the automobile may have altered the growth pattern of the city; The discussion has changed my thinking about the issue


Synonyms: obliterate

Definition: do away with completely, without leaving a trace

Similar words: do away with, eliminate, extinguish, get rid of

Definition: terminate, end, or take out

Usage: Let's eliminate the course on Akkadian hieroglyphics; Socialism extinguished these archaic customs; eliminate my debts


Synonyms: wipe out, obliterate, kill

Definition: mark for deletion, rub off, or erase

Usage: kill these lines in the President's speech

Similar words: take away, take out

Definition: take out or remove

Usage: take out the chicken after adding the vegetables

Synonyms for (adjective) obliterate

Synonyms: blotted out, obliterate, obliterated

Definition: reduced to nothingness

Similar words: destroyed

Definition: spoiled or ruined or demolished

Usage: war left many cities destroyed; Alzheimer's is responsible for her destroyed mind