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Noun: wipeout  'wIp,awt
  1. An event (or the result of an event) that completely destroys something
    - destruction, demolition
  2. (sport) a spill in some sport (as a fall from a bicycle or while skiing or being capsized on a surfboard)
Verb: wipe out
  1. Use (resources or materials) over time in order to function
    - consume, eat up, use up, eat, deplete, exhaust, run through
  2. Kill in large numbers
    "the plague wiped out an entire population";
    - eliminate, annihilate, extinguish, eradicate, decimate, carry off
  3. Eliminate completely and without a trace
    "The old values have been wiped out";
    - sweep away
  4. Remove from memory or existence
    - erase
  5. Mark for deletion, rub off, or erase
    "wipe out these lines in the President's speech";
    - kill, obliterate
  6. Wipe out the effect of something
    "The new tax effectively wipes out my raise";
    - cancel out

Derived forms: wipeouts, wiped out, wiping out, wipes out

See also: wipe

Type of: conclusion, destroy, destruct, do away with, drop, eliminate, ending, expend, extinguish, fall, finish, fish out [informal], get rid of, kill, spend, spifflicate [Brit, informal], spiflicate [Brit, informal], spill, take away, take out, tumble, uncreate [literary]

Encyclopedia: Wipeout

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