Associations to the word «Erased»


ERASE, verb. (transitive) to remove markings or information
ERASE, verb. (transitive) To obliterate information from (a storage medium), such as to clear or (with magnetic storage) to demagnetize.
ERASE, verb. (transitive) To obliterate (information) from a storage medium, such as to clear or to overwrite.
ERASE, verb. (transitive) (baseball) To remove a runner from the bases via a double play or pick off play
ERASE, verb. (intransitive) To be erased (have markings removed, have information removed, or be cleared of information).
ERASE, verb. (transitive) To disregard (a group, an orientation, etc.); to prevent from having an active role in society.

Dictionary definition

ERASE, verb. Remove from memory or existence; "The Turks erased the Armenians in 1915".
ERASE, verb. Remove by or as if by rubbing or erasing; "Please erase the formula on the blackboard--it is wrong!".
ERASE, verb. Wipe out digitally or magnetically recorded information; "Who erased the files form my hard disk?".

Wise words

Language is a process of free creation; its laws and principles are fixed, but the manner in which the principles of generation are used is free and infinitely varied. Even the interpretation and use of words involves a process of free creation.
Noam Chomsky