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EXPUNGE

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 Dictionary entry overview: What does expunge mean? 

EXPUNGE (verb)
  The verb EXPUNGE has 1 sense:

1. remove by erasing or crossing out or as if by drawing a line

  Familiarity information: EXPUNGE used as a verb is very rare.


 Dictionary entry details 


EXPUNGE (verb)


Sense 1expunge [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

Remove by erasing or crossing out or as if by drawing a line

Classified under:

Verbs of touching, hitting, tying, digging

Synonyms:

excise; expunge; scratch; strike

Context examples:

Please strike this remark from the record / scratch that remark

Hypernyms (to "expunge" is one way to...):

cancel; delete (remove or make invisible)

Sentence frames:

Somebody ----s something
Somebody ----s somebody
Something ----s somebody
Something ----s something


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