Meaning, Sentences, Synonyms and Antonyms for Expunge

Expunge means removing or erasing, as illustrated often on a chalkboard or a whiteboard. Recall high school days when the teacher would allot turns for students to expunge the class’s notes off the chalkboard.

The one thing that you should most definitely look to expunge is bad memories; the sooner you erase them from your system, the better it is.

1. To erase or strike out.
2. To eliminate completely
3. To wipe out or destroy

Expunge sounds a lot like ex-sponge, since a sponge wipes clean and erases dirt. You can think of expunging as the process where you take a sponge to memory or event and erase it totally.

1. I have corrected some factual slips, expunged some repetitions.
2. The nuclear bomb expunged the entire state of Hiroshima.

Erase, Delete, Obliterate, Cancel, Eradicate, Efface, Eliminate, Wipe Out, Blot Out, Extinguish

Create, Build, Construct, Fashion, Form, Make, Bear, Fabricate, Blighted, Book

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