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Delete   /dɪlˈit/   Listen

(past & past part. deleted; pres. part. deleting)
Remove or make invisible.  Synonym: cancel.
Wipe out digitally or magnetically recorded information.  Synonym: erase.
Cut or eliminate.  Synonyms: blue-pencil, edit.

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"Delete" Quotes from Famous Books

... do so is not only kind but necessary. The most indulgent censor that ever guarded the columns of a print intended for young and old about the evening lamp would swiftly delete from this invocation, if not the name of Deity itself, at least the greater number of the attributes with which she endowed it. A few were conventional enough, but they served only to accentuate others that were too hastily selected in ...
— Somewhere in Red Gap • Harry Leon Wilson

... truth, that we may contend earnestly for the faith delivered to the saints, and to have these contradicted truths so impressed in their life upon our souls, that the pen of the most subtle pleader for this perversion of the gospel may neither delete these, nor be able to stagger us, but we may, from the efficacious working of these, have the witness in ourselves, and know the men who teach otherways not to be of God; 3d, It should be our ambition, when the all of religion is cried down, and a painted shadow, a putrid, ...
— Christ The Way, The Truth, and The Life • John Brown (of Wamphray)

Words linked to "Delete" :   record, excise, expunge, censor, wipe off, deletion, edit, score out, take away, demagnetise, withdraw, recording, cancel, take, efface, strike, scratch, erase, rub out, demagnetize, remove, transcription, take out

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