erase

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Verb[change]

Plain form
erase

Third-person singular
erases

Past tense
erased

Past participle
erased

Present participle
erasing

  1. (transitive & intransitive) If you erase something, you remove markings or information.
    I erased that note because it was wrong.
    The chalkboard erased easily.
    The files will erase quickly.
  2. (transitive) (slang) If you erase someone, you kill or assassinate them.

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