obliterate


Also found in: Dictionary, Thesaurus, Legal, Idioms, Encyclopedia, Wikipedia.

obliterate

(ə-blĭt′ə-rāt′, ō-blĭt′-)
tr.v. obliter·ated, obliter·ating, obliter·ates
Medicine To remove completely (a body organ or part), as by surgery, disease, or radiation.

o·blit′er·a′tion n.
o·blit′er·a′tive (-ə-rā′tĭv, -ər-ə-tĭv) adj.
o·blit′er·a′tor n.
References in periodicals archive ?
No fake news or perjured testimonies can ever obliterate the truth about my innocence,' De Lima said in a dispatch from Camp Crame.
"We only need to be firm so that no one can obliterate Taiwan's existence."
"Foremost, your bread and butter as a forward is to win set-piece ball and obliterate breakdowns.
They are dedicated to obliterate the American people and the nation.
PNN The Director of maps and information systems department of the Arab Studies Society, Khalil Al-Tufkaji, confirmed that the Zionist occupation aims to obliterate the Arab identity through the destruction of the Islamic monuments in Jerusalem.
For his part, member of the Golan Villages Development Institution Tayseer Mari said that Israel has sought to obliterate the Arab identity of Golan's people since the first day it occupied it and on this basis the struggle for preserving the national and cultural identity emerged.At the end of the report, al-Jazeera Channel said that art in the occupied Golan has become the main defensive wall against the hostile Israeli occupation.Ruaa al-Jazaeri/ Zahra
NEW YORK: The Iranian government is protesting against remarks from Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton - who said the United States could "totally obliterate" Iran if it made a nuclear attack on Israel.
The Boston Globe, using unusually strong terms, blasted Hillary Clinton for promising to "obliterate" Iran if it ever attacked Israel.
Meanwhile, Hillary warned Tehran that if she were president, the United States could "totally obliterate" Iran in retaliation for a nuclear strike against Israel.
She was furious that the government had listened to REAL Women of Canada, which she detests as "anti-choice, anti-gay, and unsupportive of equality for women and want[ing] to obliterate the Department of the Status of Women" (LSN, Sept.
A primary method used to do so was to quarantine afflicted peoples and to obliterate Mexican spaces.
Its charter states, "Israel will exist and will continue to exist until Islam will obliterate it, just as it obliterated others before it."