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Rub out   /rəb aʊt/   Listen
Rub out

verb
1.
Remove by or as if by rubbing or erasing.  Synonyms: efface, erase, score out, wipe off.






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"Rub out" Quotes from Famous Books



... it, but we can not see where the laugh comes in. If it is a mere question of who has got the best of it, Miss Anthony is still ahead; she has voted, and the American Constitution has survived the shock. Fining her one hundred dollars does not rub out that fact that fourteen women voted, and went home, and the world jogged on as before. The decision of the judge does not prove that it is wrong for women to vote, it does not even prove that Miss Anthony did wrong in ...
— History of Woman Suffrage, Volume II • Elizabeth Cady Stanton, Susan B. Anthony, and Matilda Joslyn Gage



Words linked to "Rub out" :   sponge, scratch out, delete, score out, cut out, cancel, rub



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