verb (used with object), e·rased, e·ras·ing.
verb (used without object), e·rased, e·ras·ing.
Origin of erase
Can be confusederasable irascible
Examples from the Web for erase
Do as Tumblr has done and scrub her last words off the Internet—erase everything she wanted the world to hear.Cover-Ups and Concern Trolls: Actually, It's About Ethics in Suicide Journalism|Arthur Chu|January 3, 2015|DAILY BEAST
Is this a mature expression of understandable judgment, or a bid to erase history while conflating fiction and reality?
Its militants say explicitly they are out to erase the borders that Sykes-Picot established across most of the modern Middle East.Turkish President Declares Lawrence of Arabia a Bigger Enemy than ISIS|Jamie Dettmer|October 13, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Later, she told a local reporter that she had used a chemical to erase her fingerprints.
I immediately realized I needed to do something to erase that legacy from my memory.Paul Haggis on Scientology, the ‘Crash’ Oscar, and ‘Third Person’|Kevin Fallon|June 19, 2014|DAILY BEAST
The shaman is frequently seen correcting the workmen and making them erase and revise their work.The Mountain Chant, A Navajo Ceremony|Washington Matthews
I scribbled in pencil—which you can erase with a bit of bread—some notes on the Cajan song, that may interest you.The Life and Letters of Lafcadio Hearn, Volume 1|Elizabeth Bisland
The test applied was to erase some particular letter of the alphabet from one page of a book.The Sexual Life of the Child|Albert Moll
We may have to use her own machine once more to erase the memory of its structure from her mind.The Cartels Jungle|Irving E. Cox, Jr.
If they should allow it, they will erase it from this account, No. 2.