Synonyms of blot something out
blot something out
▷ See blot
1 obliterateDictionary • The victim's face was blotted out by a camera blur.
hide • The compound was hidden by trees and shrubs.
obscure • The building is almost completely obscured by a huge banner.
blur • Scientists are trying to blur the distinction between these questions.
obfuscate (formal) • They are deliberately obfuscating the issue.
2 eraseDictionary • He is blotting certain memories out.
erase • They are desperate to erase the memory of their defeat.
eradicate • battling to eradicate illnesses such as malaria and tetanus
excise • a crusade to excise racist and sexist references in newspapers
obliterate • He drank to obliterate the memory of what had occurred.
efface • an attempt to efface the memory of their previous failures
expunge (formal) • The experience was something he had tried to expunge from his memory.
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blurIf something blurs an idea or a distinction between things, that idea or distinction no longer seems clear.
• Scientists are trying to blur the distinction between these questions.
effaceTo efface something means to destroy or remove it so that it cannot be seen any more.
• an attempt to efface the memory of their previous failures
Thesaurus for blot something out from the Collins English Thesaurus