blot sth out Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary

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blot sth out

phrasal verb with blot uk   /blɒt/  us   /blɑːt/ verb [T] (-tt-)

blot sth out (SUN)

to ​hide or ​block the ​light from something, ​especially the ​sun: A ​darkcloudsuddenlyblotted out the ​sun.

blot sth out (MEMORY)

to ​stop yourself ​thinking about something ​unpleasant: Perhaps there are some ​memories so ​bad that you have to ​blot them out.
(Definition of blot sth out from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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