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Verb: delete  di'leet
  1. Remove or make invisible
    "Please delete my name from your list";
    - cancel
     
  2. (recording) wipe out digitally or magnetically recorded information
    "Who deleted the files from my hard disk?";
    - erase
     
  3. Cut or eliminate
    "she deleted the juiciest scenes";
    - edit, blue-pencil
Noun: delete  di'leet
  1. (computing) key on a computer keyboard for deleting text or other objects that are selected or at the current cursor position
    - delete key

Derived forms: deleting, deleted, deletes

Type of: censor, fish out, remove, take, take away, take out, withdraw

Encyclopedia: Delete