Meaning of “blot out something” in the English Dictionary


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blot out something

phrasal verb with blot us /blɑt/ verb [ T ] -tt-

to cause something to disappear, or to remove something unpleasant from your thoughts:

A dark cloud blotted out the sun.
He blots out the painful memories by keeping very busy.

(Definition of “blot out something” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)