Translation of "obliterate" - English-Spanish dictionary


verb uk /əˈblɪt.ər.eɪt/ us /-ˈblɪt̬.ə.reɪt/

to remove all signs of something, either by destroying it or by covering it so that it cannot be seen

borrar, arrasar
The missile strike was devastating – the target was totally obliterated.
All of a sudden the view was obliterated by the fog.

to make an idea or feeling disappear completely

Maybe she gets drunk to obliterate painful memories.
obliteration noun [ no plural ] uk /əˌblɪt.ərˈeɪ.ʃən/ us /-ˌblɪt̬.əˈreɪ-/

(Translation of “obliterate” from the Cambridge English-Spanish Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)


verb /əˈblitəreit/

to destroy completely

destruir, arrasar
The town was obliterated by the bombs.

to cover, to prevent from being visible

borrar, obliterar
The sandstorm obliterated his footprints.

(Translation of “obliterate” from the PASSWORD English-Spanish Dictionary © 2014 K Dictionaries Ltd)