Efface - definition, pronunciation, transcription

Amer.  |ɪˈfeɪs|  American pronunciation of the word efface
Brit.  |ɪˈfeɪs|  British pronunciation of the word efface

verb

- remove completely from recognition or memory(syn: obliterate)

efface the memory of the time in the camps

- make inconspicuous

efface oneself

- remove by or as if by rubbing or erasing (syn: erase)

Examples

coins with dates effaced by wear

Nothing can efface the last picture I have of them from my mind.

efface the memory of the time in the camps

Word forms

verb
I/you/we/they: efface
he/she/it: effaces
present participle: effacing
past tense: effaced
past participle: effaced
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