- [verb] mark for deletion, rub off, or erase; "kill these lines in the President's speech"
Synonyms: kill, wipe out
- [verb] make undecipherable or imperceptible by obscuring or concealing; "a hidden message"; "a veiled threat"
Synonyms: obscure, blot out, veil, hide
- [verb] remove completely from recognition or memory; "efface the memory of the time in the camps"
- [verb] do away with completely, without leaving a trace
- [adjective] reduced to nothingness
Synonyms: blotted out