how to pronounce erase


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The above transcription of erase is a detailed (narrow) transcription according to the rules of the International Phonetic Association. You can find a description of each symbol by clicking the phoneme buttons in the secction below.

erase is pronounced in two syllables

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An example use of erase in a speech by a native speaker of american english:

“… now to erase the visual of chicken wings …”

meanings of erase


  1. To remove markings or information.
  2. To disregard (a group, an orientation, etc.); to prevent from having an active role in society.
  3. To obliterate information from (a storage medium), such as to clear or (with magnetic storage) to demagnetize.
  4. To obliterate (information) from a storage medium, such as to clear or to overwrite.
  5. To be erased (have markings removed, have information removed, or be cleared of information).
  6. To remove a runner from the bases via a double play or pick off play.
  7. To kill; assassinate.


  1. The operation of deleting data.

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