Antonyms for obliterate:
Synonyms for obliterate:
Sense 1 (noun)
cancel, neutralize, eradicate, annul, efface, veto, abolish, dismiss, dissolve, extinguish, divorce, eliminate, repudiate, delete, destroy, negate, withdraw, reject, refute, abnegate, invalidate, nullify, undo, revoke, deny, retract, disclaim, disavow, Disaffirm.
defeat, cut, annihilate, black out, exterminate, eliminate, shoot down, scratch, eradicate, trash, demolish, expunge, blot out, liquidate, torpedo, cover, total, wipe out, knock out, delete, extirpate, rub out, obscure, erase, efface, ravage, cancel.
Usage examples for obliterate:
- " I- I am sorry I was so weak," said Frances, and ran away to her room, possibly for the powder surely invented by a great benefactor of humanity, since it may serve to obliterate the traces of women's tears and enables them to look at you again, hopefully and with courage renewed. - "A Top-Floor Idyl", George van Schaick.
- It was still snowing, not too heavily for one to venture out, but steadily enough to obliterate ski tracks entirely in less than an hour. - "The Short Cut", Jackson Gregory.
- The ancient provinces were replaced by seven departments; to the Dutch were assigned six seats in the French Senate, three in the Council of State, and twenty- five in the Legislative Body; a lieutenant- general was established at the head of the administrative system; and no effort was spared to obliterate all survivals of Dutch nationality. - "The Governments of Europe", Frederic Austin Ogg.