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blank out

Definition of blank out

  1. 1 :  to completely hide or cover (something) <They blanked out parts of the document before making it public.>

  2. 2 :  to cause (something) to be forgotten <The injury blanked out parts of his memory.>

  3. 3 :  to completely forget (something) <She has blanked out. What happened that night.> <I can't remember much of my childhood. I must have blanked it out.>



Word by Word Definitions

blankplay
  1. :  colorless

    :  appearing or causing to appear dazed, confounded, or nonplussed

    :  expressionless

  1. :  the bull's-eye of a target

    :  an empty space (as on a paper)

    :  a paper with spaces for the entry of data

  1. :  obscure, obliterate

    :  to stop access to :  seal

    :  to keep (an opponent) from scoring

  1. :  in a direction away from the inside or center

    :  outside

    :  from among others

  1. :  eject, oust

    :  to identify publicly as being such secretly

    :  to identify as being a closet homosexual

  1. : used as a function word to indicate an outward movement

  1. :  situated outside :  external

    :  out-of-bounds

    :  situated at a distance :  outlying

  1. :  outside

    :  one who is out of office or power or on the outside

    :  an act or instance of putting a player out or of being put out in baseball


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