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delete

verb

Synonyms & Antonyms of delete

to show (something written) to be no longer valid by drawing a cross over or a line through it
  • the teacher deleted the last line of the student's essay, wisely sensing that it lessened the impact

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  • stet
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The first known use of delete was circa 1605

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“Delete.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/delete. Accessed 13 Jul. 2020.

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