wipe out (1)
Meaning: If something is wiped out, it is completely destroyed.Synonym: eradicate (formal)
- wipe out sth Rising sea levels could wipe out many low-lying coastal cities.
- wipe sth out The World Health Organisation is trying to control diseases like malaria and tuberculosis, and one day hopes to wipe them out altogether.
If bullying in schools could somehow be wiped out, students would feel