Efface - definition, pronunciation, transcription

Amer.  |ɪˈfeɪs|  American pronunciation of the word efface
Brit.  |ɪˈfeɪs|  British pronunciation of the word efface
- 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, score out, wipe off)

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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