Meaning of “wipe out something” in the English Dictionary

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wipe out something

phrasal verb with wipe us /wɑɪp/ verb [ T ]

to destroy something completely or cause something to be completely lost:

Poor investments wiped out most of his earnings.

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