wipe (someone or something) off the map

Definition of wipe (someone or something) off the map

  1. :  to completely destroy (someone or something) The explosion wiped the island off the map.

Word by Word Definitions

wipeplay
  1. :  to rub with or as if with something soft for cleaning

    :  to clean or dry by rubbing

    :  to draw, pass, or move for or as if for rubbing or cleaning

  1. :  blow, strike

    :  jeer, gibe

    :  an act or instance of wiping

someoneplay
  1. :  some person :  somebody

somethingplay
  1. :  some indeterminate or unspecified thing

    :  a person or thing of consequence

    :  one having more or less the character, qualities, or nature of something different

  1. :  in some degree :  somewhat

    : used as an intensive giving adverbial force to an adjective

  1. :  from a place or position

    :  away from land

    :  at a distance in space or time

  1. : used as a function word to indicate physical separation or distance from a position of rest, attachment, or union

    :  to seaward of

    :  from the possession or charge of

  1. :  seaward

    :  right

    :  more removed or distant

  1. :  to go away :  depart

    :  kill, murder

  1. : office; officer; official

  1. :  a representation usually on a flat surface of the whole or a part of an area

    :  a representation of the celestial sphere or a part of it

    :  something that represents with a clarity suggestive of a map

  1. :  to make a map of

    :  to delineate as if on a map

    :  to make a survey of for or as if for the purpose of making a map


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