erase (something) from (something)

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erase (something) from (something)

To remove something from something else in a physical way, such as wiping or rubbing, or in a virtual or figurative way. I did sign up earlier, so someone must have erased my name from the board. Please erase that data from the hard drive. This is a highly confidential matter, so please erase anything you overheard from your mind.
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erase something from something

 
1. . Lit. to delete or wipe something from something. Please erase the writing from the blackboard. I will erase the incorrectly spelled word from my paper.
2. Fig. to remove something from something. Erase that smile from your face! I hope you will erase that thought from your mind.
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References in classic literature ?
So many years have since past, that you may have, perhaps, forgotten this circumstance: but your desires are to me in the nature of commands; and the impression of them is never to be erased from my memory.
Slovakia Ring Agency erased from the anti-shell register.
Following the publication of voters erased from the electoral roll, the BESA Movement accused of a flagrant breach of fundamental human rights.
In addition, it is upsetting that the majority of voters who are erased from the electoral roll and were qualified as "fortune-seekers" haven't left Macedonia in the past several years and are relatives of the officials and members of BESA Movement.
Those that will remain jobless for 12-24 months will be offered employment at positions requiring lower qualifications than their own, as those that will be unemployed for more than two years will have to accept any job or else be erased from the records of the Employment Bureau.
Old habits die hard in Russia, where a TV talkshow guest has been digitally erased from a program for having contrary views.
It's an eerie reminder of the old Stalin era, when out-of-favor comrades were often erased from old photos with Uncle Joe.
We protect data from being accidently erased from the MSD by placing the folders in a master folder.
He went from being arguably the most famous person in the world, to being erased from the history books.
A leading Orthodox rabbi has ruled that the word "God" may be erased from a computer screen or disk, because the pixels do not constitute real letters.
Before 1936, when the first pine trees were erased from the site, the name Prora only existed as a bay running parallel to an area of environmentally protected land.
As a result of the analyses of the special commission, over 120,000 voters are erased from the lists, who did not possess any biometric documents in the last ten years.
Each month, 5,000 people are averagely erased from the lists of unemployed persons.