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black out

verb

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  1. 1 to destroy all traces of had spent most of her adulthood trying to black out memories of a wretched childhood Synonyms of black out abolish, annihilate, blot out, cancel, clean (up), efface, eradicate, erase, expunge, exterminate, extirpate, liquidate, obliterate, root (out), rub out, snuff (out), stamp (out), sweep (away), wipe outWords Related to black out decimate, demolish, destroy, devastate, ravage; dismantle, flatten, mow (down), raze, tear down; ruin, total, waste, wreck; blast, blow up, dash, dynamite, smash; atomize, consume, devour, dissolve, fragment, powder, pulverize, shatter, splinter; doom, finish, kill, kill off, terminate, zap; cancel, cut, discard, ditch, eject, excise, expel, jettison, oust, throw outNear Antonyms of black out conserve, preserve, protect, save; build, construct, create, fabricate, fashion, forge, form, frame, make, manufacture, shape; fix, mend, patch, rebuild, recondition, reconstruct, renew, renovate, repair, restore, revamp

  2. 2 to grow dark with the delivery of the knockout punch, the screen blacks out, and in the next scene the boxer wakes up in the hospital Synonyms of black out blacken, darken, close in, duskWords Related to black out dim, fade, wane; gloom, lower (also lour)Near Antonyms of black out dawn; beam, glow, radiate, shineAntonyms of black out brighten, light, lighten

  3. 3 to lose consciousness blacked out after hitting her head on the beam Synonyms of black out faint, conk (out), keel (over), pass out, swoonWords Related to black out break down, collapse; zonk (out)Antonyms of black out come around, come round, come to, revive


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