wipe something off the map


wipe something off the map
to destroy something, or to make it disappear completely

Some villages had been wiped from the map.

Thesaurus: to make something disappear or stop existingsynonym to destroy or severely damage somethingsynonym to kill a person or animalsynonym
Main entry: wipe

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obliterate something totally

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wipe sb/sth off the ˌface of the ˈearth | wipe sth off the ˈmap idiom
to destroy or remove sb/sth completely
Main entry:wipeidiom

Useful english dictionary. 2012.

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  • wipe something off the map — obliterate something totally. → map …   English new terms dictionary

  • wipe something from the map — wipe something off/from/the map wipe something off the face of the earth phrase to destroy something, or to make it disappear completely Some villages had been wiped from the map. Thesaurus: to make something disappear or stop existing …   Useful english dictionary

  • wipe something off the face of the earth — wipe sb/sth off the ˌface of the ˈearth | wipe sth off the ˈmap idiom to destroy or remove sb/sth completely Main entry: ↑wipeidiom …   Useful english dictionary

  • something off the map — [blow/bomb/wipe etc.] (something/swh) off the map to destroy something completely, especially with bombs. At least eight Spanish warships were blown off the map …   New idioms dictionary

  • [blow/bomb/wipe etc.] something off the map — [blow/bomb/wipe etc.] (something/swh) off the map to destroy something completely, especially with bombs. At least eight Spanish warships were blown off the map …   New idioms dictionary

  • [blow/bomb/wipe etc.] off the map — [blow/bomb/wipe etc.] (something/swh) off the map to destroy something completely, especially with bombs. At least eight Spanish warships were blown off the map …   New idioms dictionary

  • wipe off the map — [blow/bomb/wipe etc.] (something/swh) off the map to destroy something completely, especially with bombs. At least eight Spanish warships were blown off the map …   New idioms dictionary

  • off the map — [blow/bomb/wipe etc.] (something/swh) off the map to destroy something completely, especially with bombs. At least eight Spanish warships were blown off the map …   New idioms dictionary

  • [blow/bomb/wipe etc.] swh off the map — [blow/bomb/wipe etc.] (something/swh) off the map to destroy something completely, especially with bombs. At least eight Spanish warships were blown off the map …   New idioms dictionary

  • swh off the map — [blow/bomb/wipe etc.] (something/swh) off the map to destroy something completely, especially with bombs. At least eight Spanish warships were blown off the map …   New idioms dictionary


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